huntable game species
CAPE TURLE DOVE
Also known as the Ring-necked Dove, these small birds weigh in at only 188 g. Characterized by the black ring on their necks, the Cape Turlte Dove has greyish and white plumage.
A small bird with a round body, the Double-banded Sandgrouse is distinguished by its dark brown, white-speckled plumage. The males have two distinctive black and white lines running across their foreheads.
A medium sized bird of the duck and goose family, the Egyptian Goose can grow up to 73 cm in length. Their plumage colouration can vary, with some birds having a greyer or browner tone, with the wings being primarily white.
A large, well known bird, the Helmeted Guineafowl can weight about 1.3 kg. They are easily recognized thanks to their dinstinctive gray and white speckled plumage, blue faces and reddish bony crest and beak.
One of the smallest waterfowl, the Hottentot Teal can weigh up to 255 grams. Its most regocnizable feature is its blue bill. They have a brown spotted breast, green on their wings and blue-gray feet.
A small, long-tailed pigeon, the Laughing Dove can gow up to 25 cm in length. Its plumage is pinkish brown to buff in colouration with a chequered pattern on the sides of the neck.
ORANGE RIVER FRANCOLIN
A small bird from the Phasianidae family, the Orange River Francolin is found in the grasslands of Africa. They have striped and spotted plumage of a reddish brown, buff and white colouration.
The largest flightless bird, the Ostrich can weigh up to 145 kg and reach a height of 2.8 m. Male ostriches have mostly black feathers with white primaries and a white tail, while female Ostriches have a brownish colouration.
Also known as the Red-billed Spurfowl, the Red-billed Francolin can weigh up to 635 g. They have a very distinctive yellow eye-ring and brown plumage with black speckels on their breast.