Botterkloof Resort / Bird Watching( Voëlkykers, Birding and Twitching)
Voëlbesigtiging ,Daar is orals pragtige plekke vir die voëlkyker om te sit en die voëls te geniet.Botterkloof is n voëlkykers paradys.
Botterkloof Resort offer Bird Watching packages and fantastic facilities for the bird lover.Over 90 species is known to have been seen on the resort .Nearby,the Stilbaai beach and harbour as well as the Goukou estuary (a proclaimed nature reserve) have an abundance of birds.
+/_ 5Km outside Stilbaai on the Riversdale (R302)
Botterkloof Road sign just before Inverrouche
Benesia Marcus (Bookings)
Tel: 028 754 2388
Cell: 082 903 6642
Bird Watching at Botterkloof Resort Stilbaai.
The Botterkloof Resort, with our communal facilities and fully equipped chalets, is a great destination for groups such as bird clubs to stay while birding. Share your daily birding experience around a braai at the pool, or let us serve you dinner.
Interesting species seen at Botterkloof include Cape Batis, Brimstone, Cape White – Throated and Yellow Canaries, African Goshawk, Peregrine Falcon, African Dusky Flycatcher, Brown – hooded and Pied Kingfisher, vast numbers of Common Waxbills as well as Cardinal and Knysna Woodpeckers. There are more than 90 species on the resort.
Nearby, the Stilbaai beach and harbor as well as the Goukou estuary (a proclaimed nature reserve) have an abundance of birds with many excellent bird watching sites.
Botterkloof Bird List
African Fish Eagle Cape Wagtail
African Goshawk Cape Waver
African Hoopoe Cape White – Eye
African Reed Warbler Cardinal Woodpecker
Alpine Swift Common Moorhen
Bar – Throated Apalis Common Starling
Barn Swallow Common Waxbill
Black Cracke Cuckoo
Black Saw – Wing Double Collard Sunbird
Black – Headed Heron Egyptian Goose
Bokmakierie Fiery – Necked Nightjar
Canaries Fiscal Flycatcher
Cape Bulbul Forktailed Drongo
Cape Longclaw Giant Kingfisher
Cape Robin – Chat Greenbul
Cape Sparrow Grey Heron
Cape Spurfowl Grey Headed Sparrow
Hadeda Ilbis Redfaced Mousebird
Helmeted Guineafowl Reed Cormorant
Honeyguide Rock Martin
House sparrow Sacred Ibis
Jackal Buzzard Southern Tchagra
Kelp Gull Speckled Mousebird
Le Vaillant’s Cuckoo Speckled Pigeon
Little Grebe Spoonbill
Little Rush Warbler Streaky – Headed Seedeater
Little Swift Striped Swallow
Malachite Sunbird Threepanded Plover
Olive Thrush Turtle Dove
Paradise Flycatcher White – Rumped Swift
Pin – Tailed Wydah Woodpecker
Red Bishop Yellow Bishop
Red – Eyed Dove Yellow – Billed Duck
Red – Knobbed Coot