Greater Plettenberg – Bay Rietvlei Dam, White Horse Dam and Rietvlei Road Polo Fields and Emily Moon
About the Birding
Rietvlei dam (-34.0195, 23.3801) on Rievlei road, just past Buco, is a good place for Cape Shoveler, Southern Pochard, Blue-billed Teal, African Swamphen, African Darter, Black-crowned Night Heron, Grey Heron and on occasions Goliath Heron.
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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