Meet the 'birdman of Soweto'
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Meet the 'birdman of Soweto'

The township of Soweto in the South African city of Johannesburg is a place rich in history, famous for its pivotal role in the anti-apartheid struggle.

But one local man’s passion for bird watching is helping to put the township on the map for another reason – its wildlife.

The BBC spent the day with Raymond Rampolokeng, Soweto’s first bird guide, who is teaching local youngsters the importance of birds and maintaining the green spaces where they live.

  • 25 Feb 2016
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