Skip to Content

Birding in Bontebok National Park

The park is noteworthy as an excellent place to see Denham’s (Stanley’s) Bustard.

Other large and visible species include Blue Crane, Spur-wing Goose, Secretarybird and SouthernBlack Korhaan. Malachite and Southern (Lesser) Double Collared Sunbird should be seen at the reception building, while the campsite attracts a number of species. Prominent amongst these are Fiscal Flycatcher, Klaas’s Cuckoo (summer), AcaciaPied Barbet and Red-faced Mousebird. Pearl-breasted Swallow are regularly seen. Swee Waxbill frequents the dense riverine bush adjacent the Bree River, while Water Thick-knee are regular along the river’s

(For more birding information and park bird checklist, go to Information for Birders)


Have a question? Why not ask on the forums?

Help us improve! Did you find what you were looking for?

YES

NO

Available Languages

View large | View layout maps

Weather

Partly cloudy< br>Min: 14°C / Max: 30°C

View 7 day forecast

Aerial Videos

Aerial Video

Did You Know?

  • It is also one of the largest remaining 'renosterveld islands' containing several plant species found nowhere else in the world