The Zeekoepan birdlife boasts over 350 different species, making KwaZulu Natal an exciting destination for bird and nature lovers and photographers alike. Situated in the heart of the extensive bushveld biome, the exquisite vegetation in the lowveld bushveld area helps to support a vast array of incredible bird species, including –
In addition to these smaller species, larger, predatory birds can also be found here, such as:
Other forested areas can produce Rudd’s Apalis, Eastern Nicator, Gorgeous Bush Shrike, Red-capped Robin-Chat, African Green Pigeon, Purple-crested Turaco, Crested Guineafowl. River valley sightings include Yellow-billed Stork, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Fulvous and White-faced Duck, African Jacana and even Black Coucal and Rufous-bellied Heron.
Be sure to grab your camera and birding book to spot all of the incredible birdlife at Zeekoepan