BIRDING GAUTENG    
     

Birding spots around Gauteng

 Within the city limits:

  • Faerie Glen Nature Reserve
  • Moreletakloof Nature Reserve
  • Rietvlei Nature Reserve

Day trips (30-100 km from Pretoria):

  • Bronkhorstspruit Dam and Nature Reserve
  • Dinokeng (Roodeplaat, Seringveld, etc.)
  • Pretoria East to Bapsfontein
  • Rust de Winter Nature Reserve
  • Tswaing Crater (Soutpan)
  • Zaagkuildrift & Kgomo-Kgomo floodplain

Further afield (within 2 hours'drive of Pretoria):

  • Borakalalo National Park
  • Doorndraai Dam Nature Reserve
  • Marievale Bird Sanctuary
  • Mkhombo Dam
  • Rusterburg Nature Reserve
  • Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve
  • Vaalkop Dam / Northwest Bird Sanctuary

For information on birding routes in and around Gauteng, consult:

For information on birding routes in and around Gauteng, consult:

The Chamberlain Guide to Birding Gauteng, by Etienne Marais and Faansie Peacock.

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