WATCHING AND BIRD LIST
A pair of
binoculars and a bird book are all you need to enjoy the wonderful birding
experiences in Southbroom. It is a bird lover's paradise with a myriad of habitats to
Trail is particularly rewarding as are the shores of the two rivers that bound
Some of the
rare birds that one can expect include Pied Mannikin, African Broadbill, Spotted
Thrush, African Finfoot and Broad-tailed Warbler.
abound during the annual sardine migration in June/July and the
Barn (European) Swallows
over the reed beds at Umkobi are spectacular at sunset November to March.
In July 2004, Southbroom Conservancy encouraged a group
of enthusiasts to list birds in the Southbroom geographical boundary that are included
on the "Birds
of the Lower South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal" list. They have made an
excellent job of it, but still have a way to go.
CAN YOU ASSIST?
Print out the
and advise David Hallé, on
039-3122448, of further confirmed sightings.
Blackcollared Barbet (yellow faced) has been confirmed in and around South Ridge
Road. It is paired with a regular bird.