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St Francis Bay, Humansdorp & Jeffreys Bay Roadside Birding

Directions for roadside birding in the St Francis Bay, Humansdorp and Jeffreys Bay area:

Species that can be seen along the gravel roads between St Francis Bay, Humansdorp and Jeffreys Bay include; Denham’s Bustard, White-bellied Korhaan, Long-tailed Widowbird, Red-capped & Rufous-naped Larks, Common Stonechat, Blackwinged Lapwing. Raptors such as Black-winged Kite, Steppe and Jackal Buzzards and Amur Falcon sit on the telephone wires and fence poles.

Along the gravel road between St Francis Bay and Paradise Beach large flocks of Blue Crane and Spur-winged Geese can be seen.

Cape Sugarbird, Orange-breasted and Malachite Sunbirds may be seen in patches of fynbos near the junction of the Humansdorp / St. Francis Bay / Oyster Bay roads when travelling from either Humansdorp or St. Francis Bay to Oyster Bay.

The road to the Elandsjacht Dam produced Temminck’s Courser, as well as the road to Kareedouw.

Temminck’s Courser – Gregg Darling

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