The Afrikaans call this the Spookvoel (Ghost bird) because of its eerie call. Its a Greyheaded Bush Shrike. and uncharacteristically confiding.
Parrots are the greatest group of all birds in the entire universe. ever! this is a brownhooded parrot feeding on green Erythrina lysistemon seeds (I may have spelled that correctly)
Purplebanded Sunbird showing off his stunning metalic sheen. We had four sunbird species in the tree above this bird. He is, incidentally in a Tecomaria capensis shrub - a great garden plant for sunbirds and other nectarivores.