BIRDING TOURS



Sustain will lead you to the greatest birding destinations through-out the Eastern South Africa region. Many of these areas offer superb game viewing and wonderful lodges, with amazing biodiversity on their doorsteps.

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Eastern South Africa - Birding Tours

 

Our Eastern South Africa birding tour combines mountain vistas with the abundant birds and animals of the world-renowned Kruger National Park, the unique grasslands and wetlands of Wakkerstroom, the abundant northern Zululand game reserves and lakes, the endemic-rich grasslands and mist-belt forests of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and the lofty heights of the statuesque Drakensberg. This journey will also lead us into several big wildlife areas for superb game viewing.

 

Some target species include: Blue Korhaan, Rudd’s Lark, Botha’s Lark, Yellow-breasted Pipit, Taita Falcon, Orange Ground Thrush, Black-fronted Bush Shrike, Gurneys Sugarbird, African Finfoot, White-backed Night Heron, Green Twinspot, Knysna Turaco, Narina Trogon, African Crowned-Eagle, Blue Crane, Wattled Crane, Bearded Vulture and Kruger's Big 6: Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Martial Eagle, Lappet-faced Vulture, Pel's Fishing-Owl and Southern Ground Hornbill

White-starred Robin
KwaZulu-Natal - Birding Tours

 

Our KwaZulu-Natal birding tour combines the abundant northern Zululand game reserves and lakes, the endemic-rich grasslands and mist-belt forests of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and the lofty heights of the statuesque Drakensberg. This journey will also lead us into several big wildlife areas for superb game viewing.

 

Some target species include: Pel's Fishing-Owl, Plain-backed Sunbird, Pink-throated Twinspot, African Broadbill, Blue Swallow, Spotted Ground Thrush, Blue Crane, Wattled Crane, Cape Parrot, Ground Woodpecker, Bearded Vulture, Drakensberg Rockjumper, Gurney’s Sugarbird, Southern Bald Ibis, Green Barbet, Lemon-breasted Canary, Palm-nut Vulture, Southern Banded Snake-Eagle, Eastern Nicator, Narina Trogon, Crested Guineafowl, Livingstone’s Turaco, Green Malkoha, Rosy-throated Longclaw, Southern Brown-throated Weaver, Woodward’s Batis and Black Coucal. 

Little Sparrowhawk with prey
Kruger Region - Birding Tours

 

Our Kruger region birding tour combines mountain vistas, canyons, and mist-belt forests with the abundant birds and animals of the world-renowned Kruger National Park, and the unique grasslands and wetlands of Wakkerstroom. This journey will also lead us into some of the most picturesque views in the country, and big wildlife areas for superb game viewing.

 

 Some target species include: Blue Korhaan, Rudd’s and Botha’s Lark, Yellow-breasted Pipit, Taita Falcon, Orange Ground Thrush, Black-fronted Bush Shrike, Red-necked Spurfowl and Gurneys Sugarbird, African Finfoot, White-backed Night Heron, Green Twinspot, Chorister Robin-Chat, Olive Woodpecker, Cape Batis, Knysna Turaco, Narina Trogon, powerful African Crowned-Eagle, stately Blue and Wattled Crane, and Kruger's Big 6: Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Martial Eagle, Lappet-faced Vulture, Pel's Fishing-Owl and Sout hern Ground Hornbill.

Greater Painted-snipe
Southern Africa Region - Birding Tours

 

Now we are talking! Our tours of Southern Africa offer unsurpassed experiences across a multitude of habitat types. We combine pristine seashores with teeming bushveld, lazy rivers, breathtaking mountaintops, sprawling grasslands and towering forests. This journey will lead you from the bays of the Cape to the summits of the Drakensberg, the shores of iSimangaliso to the plains of Kruger, the deserts of the Namib to the cliffs of Victoria Falls, the deltas of the Okavango to the forests of Mozambique. We journey through multiple world heritage sites, national parks, natural wonders of the world, and great variety of cultures. Experience the unforgettable!

 Some target species include: Blue Korhaan, Rudd’s and Botha’s Lark, Yellow-breasted Pipit, Taita Falcon, Pel's Fishing Owl, Plain-backed Sunbird, Pink-throated Twinspot, African Broadbill, the endangered Blue Swallow, Spotted Ground Thrush, the stately Blue and Wattled Crane, Ground Woodpecker, soaring Bearded Vulture, Cape Rockjumper, Drakensberg Rockjumper, Southern Bald Ibis, Gurney’s Sugarbird, Cape Sugarbird, Cape Parrot, Orange Ground Thrush, Green Barbet, Black-fronted Bush Shrike, Red-necked Spurfowl, Arnot's Chat, Long-toed Lapwing, Rock Pratincole, African Skimmer, White-browed Coucal, Brown Firefinch, African Finfoot, White-backed Night Heron, Chorister Robin-Chat, Olive Woodpecker, Knysna Turaco, Narina Trogon, African Pitta, Red-throated Twinspot, Crab Plover, Green Tinkerbird, the powerful African Crowned-Eagle, Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Martial Eagle, Lappet-faced Vulture, Pel's Fishing-Owl and Sout hern Ground Hornbill.