Cape Town and surrounding areas are known for it's variety of birds. It is a birder's paradise, and you won't leave disappointed.
Over 610 bird species have been recorded in the Western Cape. Around 70% of South Africa's endemic birds are found in the Southern Cape. This area is also world renowned for it's pelagic birds. Birds spots are easily accessed and tours can range from 1 day to several days.
Cape Town and Kleinmond are also home to the African Penguins, where you can walk amongst these birds for real close up photography. In breeding season you will be able to photograph babies in their nests.
Some of the birds you may see include Pelicans, Flamingos, Pied kingfisher, Malachite kingfisher, Cormorants; Oyster Catchers, Red knobbed Coot; Moorhen; kelp Gulls, Penguins, Blue Crane, Sugar birds, Stilt, various Ibis, Cape Weaver, Cape White Eye, Bull-Bull, Spoonbill, Swallows, Ducks, Great Crested Grebe, Darter, Ostrich, Birds of prey, Pelagic birds, Dabchick, Heron, Egret, Teal, Cape Shoveller, Kite, Cape Francolin, Plover, Sandpiper, Stints, Avocet, Dikkop, Pied crow, Swift, Robin, Wagtail, Starling, Sparrow, Red Bishop, Waxbill, Jacana, Mousebird, Thrush, and so many more - it's impossible to list them all. One site alone have recorded more than 168 species. Some of the sites we visit are not on any other tour listing, they are the preferred spots for locals.