The region we operate our Safaris in is one of the most exciting birding destinations in South Africa for beginners and experienced birders – with over 600 species having been recorded of which 420 are resident. Birding on safari is easy, colourful, at times amusing and very enjoyable.
The following is a checklist of birds you might see on your Safari or Retreat:
Ostrich, grebe, cormorant, heron, stork, duck, vulture, kestrel and falcon, eagle, kite, hawk, crake, gallinule, korhaan, jacana, wader, courser, pigeons and doves, turaco and parrots, cuckoo, coucal, owl, nightjar, swift, mousebird, kingfisher, roller, chat, hoopoe & hornbill, ground hornbill, shrike, oriole, starling, oxpecker, sunbird, sparrow, weaver, drongo, quelea & bishop, batis, widowbird, bee-eater, barbet, woodpecker, finch, waxbill, wagtail, thrush, manakin, whydah, crane, plover, canaries and buntings, tit, lark, bulbul, swallow & Martin, weaver, sandpiper, sandgrouse, ibis, robin, lapwing, hamerkop, parrots, heron and spoonbill.
Please contact us
if you would like a checklist of birds for the region you will be visiting!