We followed him during his flight over the area next to the Hoop national park
Standing at up to 96cm tall, this is a heron of grasslands and savanna of Africa south of the Sahara. Pirang Shrimp Farm, Pirang, The Gambia.Pirang, The Gambia.
The Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala) is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, common throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. It is mainly resident, but some west African birds move further north in the rainy season.