Birding | Bird Watching

With three different eco-systems on the Reserve, Bonamanzi is a Birding Paradise. There are few places where you have the possibility of finding 29 birds on the red data list and over 408 recorded bird species. The Sand Forest area is home to the Pink-Throated Twinspot, Rudd’s Apalis, African Broadbill, Narina Trogon and the Green Malkoha to mention a few.

A couple of the Birds you can expect to tick off your list during your stay at Bonamanzi:-

  • Great White and Pink-backed Pelicans
  • Black Winged Lapwing
  • Cape and African Yellow White-Eye
  • Gorgeous, Orange Breasted and Grey Headed Bushshrike
  • Yellow, Cape and Rosy Throated Longclaw
  • Red Capped, White Throated and White Browed Robin Chat
  • Eastern and White Browed Scrub Robin
  • Nine Weaver Species
  • Nine Fly Catcher Species
  • Ten Swallow Species
  • African Cuckoo Hawk
  • Collared Prantincole
  • African Broadbill
  • Green Malkoha
  • Narina Trogon
  • African Finfoot