Goliath Heron (photography by Callie de Wer) - Goliath Heron is often seen singly or in isolated pairs. It is a nocturnal bird, also seen at dusk, feeding in wetlands. Its movements may appear slow & very ponderous. It is a very shy bird & is sedentary. Tthis species is monogamous. Their long feathers on crest, neck, breast and back develop before breeding period, which starts with the rainy season.
White-backed Night-Heron with 2 week old chicks. - White-backed Night Heron (Gorsachius leuconotus) is a species of heron in the Ardeidae family. This relatively small and dark night heron is found throughout a large part of sub-Saharan Africa.