Join Fangs and Feathers on a four day and three night birding experience into the species rich Overberg Region which departs and returns to Cape Town. We visit Rooiels, De Hoop and De Mond Nature Reserves, Struisbaai and the Breede River. This tour is excellent for Fynbos endemics as well as Agulhas Long-billed Lark, Damara Tern and mammals such as Cape Mountain Zebra, Bontebok, Cape Eland and Southern Right Whale.
The area is one of our favourite birding destinations and is brilliant in-terms of the numbers and diversity of birds you'll see. Comfortable guesthouses and rest camps within or close to the reserves and best birding sites is where we stay.
Target birds: Cape Vulture, Blue Crane, Southern Tchagra, Denham's, Karoo Korhaan, Blue Crane, Secretary Bird, Black Harrier, Agulhas Long-billed Lark, Cape Clapper Lark (Agulhas race), Cape Rockjumper, Hottentot Buttonquail, Knysna Woodpecker, Knysna Warbler (if doing three days), Cloud Cisiticola, Damara Tern (In summer ), Cape Grassbird, Greater Double-collared, Orange-breasted, Malachite and Amethyst Sunbird, Cape Sugarbird and Cape Siskin
Target mammals: Cape Mountain Zebra, Cape Eland, Bontebok, Grey Rhebok, Steenbok, Grey Duiker, Cape Grysbok, Large Grey and Small Grey Mongoose, Yellow Mongoose, Rock Hyrax, Cape Hare, Smith's Red Rock Rabbit, Four Striped Field Mouse, Caracal (Lynx), Cape Clawless Otter, Southern Right Whale, Indo Pacific Humpback Dolphin, Southern Right Whale, Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin.
Cost shared or single (same price):
1 pers: R25 500 p/p
2 pers: R16 800 p/p
3 pers: R13 400 p/p
4 pers: R11 700 p/p
Includes: Accomodation, dinner and breakfast, entrance fees to reserves, bottled water, tour vehicle, fuel and expert bird/nature guide, spotting scope and field guides.
Excludes: lunches and items of a personal nature.
The highly localised Agulhas Long-billed Lark