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Bird Watching

Of the 615 recorded bird species between the Western and Northern Cape Provinces, sightings of 220 of these have been made in Cape Town in one single day alone!

The top 10 Species in the Western Cape:

  • Cape Sugarbird
  • Cape Rockjumper
  • Black Harrier
  • Knysna Warbler
  • Protea Canary
  • Southern Black Korhaan
  • Hottentot Buttonquail
  • Agulhas Long-billed Lark
  • African Penguin (Boulders Beach Simon's Town)
  • Bank Cormorant

Bird watching in and around Simon's Town is a feast for those interested especially in pelagic bird species. There are several tour operators offering boat based tours where you can view amongst several others Cape Gannets, White-capped and Yellow-nosed Albatross, Storm Petrels, Manx Shearwaters and Cory. Truly a photographers dream come true as these magnificent birds vie for food behind trawlers.



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