Birding Spots in the Garden Route

The Garden Route National Park in South Africa is a great place to view birds. Other popular spots for birdwatching in the area include the Wilderness National Park, the Knysna Lagoon, and the Plettenberg Bay Nature Reserve.

The Garden Route region in South Africa is home to a diverse range of bird species. Some of the categories of birds that can be found in the region include:

  1. Forest birds: such as Knysna Turaco, Narina Trogon, and Olive Woodpecker.

  2. Waterbirds: such as African Black Oystercatcher, Cape Gannet, and Great White Pelican.

  3. Fynbos birds: such as Cape Sugarbird, Orange-breasted Sunbird, and Cape Siskin.

  4. Raptors: such as African Fish Eagle, Martial Eagle, and Secretarybird.

  5. Seabirds: such as Sooty Shearwater, White-chinned Petrel, and Wilson's Storm-Petrel.

  6. Grassland birds: such as Blue Crane, Denham's Bustard, and Secretarybird.

These categories are not mutually exclusive, and some bird species may belong to multiple categories.

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