It’s hard to believe that JAN FOURIE is an amateur photographer who took to the hobby only in 2007. His bird photos are astounding!

Jan’s a retired executive from Sasol who loves the outdoors and his Canon 1 D mark 1V (uses 70-200mm f2.8 , 300mm f2.8 and 500mm f4 lenses).

His photos of Knysna birds include: Amethyst Sunbird, Black Winged Stilt, Blacksmith Plover, Cape Shoveller, Cape Sugar Bird, Double Collard Sunbird, Half Collar Kingfisher, Knysna Loerie, Lesser Collard Sunbird, Orange-Breasted Sunbird, Pied Avocet, Red-Billed Teal and the Yellow-Billed Duck.

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