Greater Plettenberg Bay – Cairnbrogie
About the Birding
A small fee allows access to this working Dairy Farm. Denham’s Bustard, Secretary Bird, Zitting and Wing-snapping Cisticola are found in the fields. The fynbos section can offer up Cape Grassbird. Cape Siskin, Rock Kestrel and Grey-backed Cisticola found towards the cliff section. In this area there is also Forest and Jackal Buzzard, Long-crested Eagle and Yellow-billed Kite (in summer), usually over the adjacent pine plantation.
About the Birding Site
The Plettenberg Bay Region covers the area from Harkerville off the N2, then along the airport road to Robberg Nature Reserve, through the coastal town of Plettenberg Bay, and then joining back on the N2 past the Sewage Treatment Plant, Riettvlei dam and road to Emily Moon and the Bitou River Valley to Uplands on the R340, as well as the Keurbooms River.
Other Related Information
Recommended accommodation nearby:
There is a wide range of accommodation available in the Greater Plettenberg Bay area.
Local guide information:
No BirdLife South Africa recognised Birder Friendly tour operators in the area.
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