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Golden Gate Highlands National Park
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Birding in Golden Gate National Park
Bearded Vulture is the bird everyone associates with the high mountains of the area.
Other large birds that soar around the crags of Golden Gate include Black Stork, Bald Ibis, Cape Vulture, Verreaux’s (Black) and Martial Eagle, Jackal Buz za rd, Lanner and Peregrine Falcon and Rock Kestrel. Black and Alpine Swift are also common airborne species. Highland specials to search for in the park include: Grey-wing and Redwing Francolin, Mountain, Mocking Cliff- and Buff-streaked Chat, Sentinel and Cape Rock-Thrush, Orange-breasted Rockjumper, African Rock Pipit, Ground Woodpecker, Wing-snapping (Ayre’s), Wailing and Lazy Cisticola, Gurney’s Sugarbird, Malachite, Greater Double-collared and Southern (Lesser) Double-collared Sunbird and Drakenberg Siskin.
(For more birding information and park bird checklist, go to Information for Birders)
Download the birding checklist for Golden Gate Highlands National Park.
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