Greater Durban Region - Birding Day Tours


Sustain's Greater Durban birding day tour journeys to multiple different habitats and altitudes in a short space. We will visit habitats such as Krantzkloof mistbelt forest, Pigeon Valley coastal forest, Umgeni River estuary and mouth, Umhlanga Estuary and coastal dune forest, Sappi Stanger wetland, and possibly the Amatikulu coastal grassland and forest.

Some target species include: African Crowned Eagle, African Harrier-Hawk, Western Osprey, Palm-nut Vulture, Black Sparrowhawk, Woolly-necked Stork, African Black and Eurasian Oystercatchers, Spotted Ground-Thrush, Buff-spotted Flufftail, Grey Plover, Crested Guineafowl, Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher, Black-throated Wattle-eye, Mangrove Kingfisher, Southern Tchagra, Little Bittern, Pied Avocet, African Rail, Baillon's Crake, Lesser Moorhen, Southern Bald Ibis, African Pygmy Kingfisher, Greater Painted-snipe, Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Southern Brown-throated Weaver, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Terrestrial Brownbul, Yellow-bellied Greenbul, Eastern Nicator, Olive Woodpecker, Green Twinspot, Red-fronted Tinkerbird, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird, African Emerald Cuckoo, Yellow-throated Longclaw, Rufous-winged Cisticola, Redheaded Quelea, Common Quail, and White-fronted Bee-eater

Duration = <12 hours

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

Self-drive Cost (own vehicle) = R 2,750 for the guide, and R 500 for every additional person.