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Greater Flamingoes


Greater Cape Town Region - Birding Day Tours

Sustain's Greater Cape Town birding day tour can journey to multiple different habitats and varied altitudes. It not possible to cover all areas in a day, but depending on your targets we can visit habitats such as: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Point, Strandfontein, Rondevlei, West Coast National Park, Boulders Beach, Rooi-Els, Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, Stony Point,  Sir Lowry's Pass, Helderberg Nature Reserve, Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Tygerberg Nature Reserve, Intaka Nature Reserve, Cecilia Forest, Tokai.

​Target species:

Cape Rockjumper, Cape Sugarbird, Orange-breasted Sunbird, Victorin's Warbler, Knysna Warbler, Protea Canary, Southern Tchagra, Cape Bulbul, Cape Spurfowl, White-backed Mousebird, Red-faced Mousebird, Common Chaffinch, Malachite Sunbird, Southern Double-collared Sunbird, Cape Siskin, Ground Woodpecker, Olive Woodpecker, Cape Clapper Lark, Cape Rock-Thrush, Cape Grassbird, Verreaux's Eagle, Booted Eagle, Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk, Forest Buzzard, Black Harrier, Jackal Buzzard, Rock Kestrel, African Goshawk, African Wood-Owl, Southern Black Korhaan, Grey-backed Cisticola, Karoo Prinia, African Paradise Flycatcher, Maccoa Duck, Greater Flamingo, Lesser Flamingo, Pied Avocet, Goliath Heron, Little Bittern, African Snipe, Red Knot, African Dusky Flycatcher, Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher, Fiscal Flycatcher, Swee Waxbill, Sombre Greenbul, Olive Thrush, Cape Batis, African Olive Pigeon, Lemon Dove.

​Some target sea and shore birds include

Cape Gannet, Parasitic Jaeger, Sabine's Gull, African Penguin, African Oystercatcher, Crowned Cormorant, Bank Cormorant, Cape Cormorant, Kelp Gull.

Duration = <12 hours

Cost = R 4,900 for one person, and R 500 for every additional person.

Includes: Guiding fees, vehicle and fuel, tolls, entrance fees.

Excludes: Meals, drinks, gratuities, flights, accommodation, incidentals and gifts, personal insurance.

Self-drive Cost (own vehicle) = R 2,950 for the guide, and R 300 for every additional person.

Includes: Guiding fees.

Excludes: Vehicle, fuel, tolls, entrance fees, meals, drinks, gratuities, flights, accommodation, incidentals and gifts, personal insurance.

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