Birding on the Klein River


Our outing on the Klein river aboard the Lady Stanford was a great success.  We were blessed with cool weather and the local birds were in evidence along the whole route – so  much so that we ended up with a trip list of 64 species.  Peter was, as usual, a great and informative host and he made sure that we missed nothing!

Our overall list comprised;   Bokmakerie; Common Buzzard; Jackal Buzzard; Red-knobbed Coot; Reed Cormorant; White-breasted Cormorant; Cape Turtle Dove; Red-eyed Dove; Fork-tailed Drongo; African Black Duck; White-faced Whistling Duck; Yellow-billed Duck; African Fish Eagle; Little Egret; Western Cattle Egret; Common Fiscal; Greater Flamingo; African Paradise Flycatcher; Egyptian Goose; Spur-winged Goose; African Goshawk; Great Crested Grebe; Little Grebe; Sombre Greenbul; Helmeted Guineafowl; Hartlaub’s Gull; Kelp Gull; African Marsh Harrier; African Harrier-Hawk; Black-headed Heron; Grey Heron; Purple Heron; African Sacred Ibis; Glossy Ibis; Hadeda Ibis; Giant Kingisher; Malachite Kingfisher; Pied…

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