Birding Routes

THEEWATERSKLOOF BIRDING - INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS Show details

THE ENDEMIC AND OTHER SPECIAL BIRD SPECIES OF THE THEEWATERSKLOOF REGION Show details

BIRDING IN THE OVERBERG WHEATBELT IMPORTANT BIRD AND BIODIVERSITY AREA - INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW Show details

THE SIR LOWRYS PASS SITE Show details

THE KOGELBERG BIOSPHERE RESERVE Show details

THE HIGHLANDS AND VALLEY ROADS LOOPS Show details

THE ELGIN/ GRABOUW COUNTRY CLUB & EIKENHOF DAM Show details

HOTTENTOTS HOLLAND NATURE RESERVE Show details

VILLIERSDORP Show details

THE THEEWATERSKLOOF DAM Show details

BOTRIVER VILLAGE AND VAN DER STEL PASS Show details

THE KARWYDERSKRAAL AND SWARTRIVIER ROADS Show details

CALEDON VILLAGE Show details

THE CALEDON WILD FLOWER GARDEN Show details

THE OUDEKRAAL ROAD AND TESSELAARSDAL Show details

THE R326 BETWEEN STANFORD AND RIVIERSONDEREND Show details

THE R406 TO GREYTON Show details

GREYTON VILLAGE AND NATURE RESERVE Show details

THE R406 BETWEEN GREYTON AND RIVIERSONDEREND Show details

BIRDING IN AND AROUND RIVIERSONDEREND Show details

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Show details


(NB! This section is still under production and will be completed by middle January 2016. - Ed.)

 

The members of BirdLife Overberg would like to thank and congratulate WESGRO for the wonderful initiative of sponsoring the development of this web page. The hope is expressed that this page will contribute to the further development of the City of Cape Town as one of the top birdwatching and ecotourism destinations in Southern Africa.

The following individuals and organisations are thanked for having produced earlier material describing the birding delights of the Witzenberg region. Many of these publications and websites were used extensively during the background research phase of this project:
BirdLife South Africa Avi-tourism web pages
Callan Cohen of Birding Africa: visit
http://www.capebirdingroute.org/
Lisle Gwynn of thePercy FitzPatrick Institute's article on “Enigma: Cracking the ‘Mystery Buzzard’ code”
Rob Martin & Jessie Walton's report on “Birds of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve”


Johan Slabbert
082 455 6186
johanslabbert@vodamail.co.za
Several individuals scrutinised and commented on the text of specific sections of this web page and we express our sincere appreciation to them:
Craig Adam
Ilse Bigalke
Chris Cheetham
Anita de Jager
Elsabé Ketteringham
Carin Malan
Elaine Odendal
Aletta Robertson
The following photographers are thanked for the use of their images:
BIRDLIFE OVERBERG PHOTOGRAPHERS:
GA: Craig Adam
LA: Louis Albert
BW: Bergsig Wine Estate
WC: Wilfred Crous
CM: Carin Malan
DM: Dawid Malan
RM: Richard Masson
CN: Charles Naude
AO: Anton Odendal
JW: Jessie Walton