Greater Mossel Bay – Geelbeksvlei route
About the Birding
Geelbeksvlei route – runs along the Brandwag River from the R328 near Brandwag towards Kleinbrak. The best way to do this route is to start in the east (at -34.077635, 22.139169) and finish on the R328 (at -34.062040, 22.059810) in the west. Before reaching the Moordkuil River, keep an eye out for Black-winged Lapwing, Peal-breasted Swallow, Cape Spurfowl, Brown-hooded Kingfisher and Southern Tchagra.
About the Birding Site
The Greater Mossel Bay is situated on the far western half of the Garden Route. The various habitats within the greater Mossel Bay area makes for a rich birding experience. The aforementioned habitats include Coastal waters, Estuaries & Freshwater bodies, Farmlands & Agulhas plains, Forest & Forest edge, and Fynbos.
Other Related Information
Recommended accommodation nearby:
There is a good variety of accommodation available in the Greater Mossel Bay area.
Local guide information:
No BirdLife South Africa Birder Friendly tour operators in the area.
Cell: +27 (0)72 837 0242