At Springwater Cottages there is no hunting or shooting of birds; therefore most of our birdlife is remarkably tame. Due to the abundance of water, we seem to have an extraordinarily large variety of birds.

Please feel free to send me a list of the birds you have seen here by us and I shall update the page (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

So far the following have been spotted and it is by no means exhaustive : (I know of a good many more that is not yet on the list)

Common name Sighted Date Sighted by :
Bokmakierie Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Bloureier Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Blouvalk Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Bruinsylangstertjie Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Draaihals Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Fiskaallaksman Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Hadeda Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Kolgans Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Koringvoël Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Rooiborsduifie Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Swart berglyster Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Tarentaal Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Tiptol Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Wildemakou Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk
Jangroentjie Sep-15 Paul v Niekerk