Welcome to Birbcam!
Birbcam is a live stream of the bird feeder in my garden in the Western Cape of South Africa. I stream during UTC+2 daytime hours, usually 8am to 5pm. Scroll down for a helpful birb ID list!
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Birbcam uses a Hikvision DS-U18 4K UHD webcam running through OBS. Food includes mixed grain wild garden bird seed, suet balls, suet slabs, and nectar. Hosting is through Greenhost, zero CO2 emissions sustainable web hosting. Site built using Grav.
Red-brown wings and a distinct white C on the headlearn more
Black throat, stripy patterned wingslearn more
Small green-yellow with a white eye ringlearn more
Bright yellow with a pale eye.learn more
Southern Masked Weaver
Bright yellow with a black mask and red eyes.learn more
Southern Red Bishop
Bright red with a black face.learn more
Small dove with grey-pink featherslearn more
Large pigeon with russet white-speckled wings and a red eye patchlearn more
Cape Turtle Dove
Grey with a black band on the necklearn more
Iridescent black-purple with a yellow beaklearn more
Tiny finch with short wings, a red bill, red eye stripe.learn more
Southern Double-Collared Sunbird
Cinnyris chalybeuslearn more
Acacia Pied Barbet
Black and white with a red patch on the foreheadlearn more
Larger grey-green with a white eye and yellow rumplearn more
Large black-grey with white spots and a blue headlearn more
Big grey bird with iridescent feathers and a long beaklearn more
Grey with a red eye mask and crestlearn more
Grey with a crest, long taillearn more
Grey with a black neck V and long taillearn more
Male is black and white with a long tail, female brown with bright red beaklearn more