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Bird Checklist

Bird Checklist

Lady Stanford River Cruises

Bird Checklist

The Klein River sets the scene for a birders paradise and Lady Stanford’s experienced guides are on hand to help you spot as many of the 120 bird species that make their home along the estuary.

The Birding Checklist includes feathered beauties such as the:

  • African Black Duck
  • African Darter
  • African Fish Eagle
  • African Harrier Hawk
  • African Hoopoe
  • African Sacred Ibis
  • African Snipe
  • African Spoonbill
  • African Swamphen
  • Alpine Swift
  • Black Crake
  • Black Sparrowhawk
  • Black-Winged Stilt 
  • Black-headed Heron
  • Black-winged Kite
  • Blacksmith Lapwing
  • Blue Crane
  • Cape Cormorant
  • Cape Shoveler
  • Cape Teal
  • Cape Weaver
  • Caspian Tern
  • Cattle Egret
  • Common Buzzard
  • Common Green Shank
  • Common Moorhen
  • Common Tern
  • Crowned Lapwing
  • Egyptian Goose
  • Fork-tailed Drongo
  • Giant Kingfisher
  • Great White Pelican
  • Greater Flamingo
  • Grey Heron
  • Hadeda Ibis
  • Hottentot Teal
  • Jackal Buzzard
  • Klaas’ Cuckoo
  • Lesser Swamp Warbler
  • Little Bittern
  • Little Egret
  • Little Grebe
  • Little Rush Warbler
  • Malachite Kingfisher
  • Marsh Harrier 
  • Martial Eagle
  • Olive Thrush
  • Osprey
  • Paradise Flycatcher
  • Pied Kingfisher
  • Purple Heron
  • Red Knobbed Coot
  • Reed cormorant
  • Sombre Greenbul
  • Southern Boubou
  • Southern Pochard
  • Southern Red Bishop
  • Spotted Eagle Owl
  • Spur-winged Goose
  • Squacco Heron
  • Water Thick-knee
  • Water-backed Duck
  • White-breasted Cormorant
  • White-faced Duck
  • White-throated Swallow
  • Yellow-billed Duck
  • Yellow-billed Egret
  • Yellow-billed Kite

For more information on how you can book your trip, contact Lady Stanford River Cruises.

Bird Checklist

Lady Stanford River Cruises

Hop aboard the Lady Stanford for a scenic cruise along the Klein River toward the Hermanus Estuary bird sanctuary, and back. Lady Stanford River Cruises offers a spacious eco-friendly riverboat with two spacious levels, perfect for the ultimate photo opportunities. The Klein River is home to over a ...

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