If you have the Southern African Birdfinder book on page 46 , you will find a detailed write-up of this birding route.
Next time you travel on the tar road to Darling rather take this back route,you won't be disappointed.
The group saw a total of 77 bird species on this outing. Below some photo's I took and also the list of birds seen.
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Coot Red-knobbed, Cormorant Reed, Crake Black, Crane Blue, Crow Pied, Cuckoo Klaas's, Darter African, Dove Laughing, Dove Namaqua ,
Dove Red-eyed, Egret Cattle, Fiscal Common, Flycatcher Fiscal,
Francolin Grey-winged, Goose Egyptian, Goose Spur-winged, Grebe Little, Guineafowl Helmeted, Gull Kelp, Heron Black-headed,
Honeyguide Lesser, Hoopoe African, Ibis African Sacred, Ibis Hadeda, Kite Yellow-billed, Korhaan Southern Black, Lapwing Blacksmith,
Lapwing Crowned, Lark Red-capped, Longclaw Cape, Martin Banded, Martin Brown-throated Martin Rock, Masked-Weaver Southern,
Moorhen Common, Mousebird Red-faced, Mousebird Speckled, Mousebird White-backed, Pelican Great White, Pigeon Speckled ,
Pipit African, Plover Kittlitz's, Plover Three-banded , Prinia Karoo , Robin-Chat Cape, Rush-Warbler Little, Scrub-Robin Karoo,
Shelduck South African, Sparrow Cape, Sparrow House,
Sparrow Southern Grey-headed, Starling Common, Starling Pied, Stonechat African, Sunbird Malachite, Sunbird Southern Double-collared, Swallow Greater Striped, Swallow Pearl-breasted, Swallow White-throated, Swamp-Warbler Lesser, Swift Little, Turtle-Dove Cape, Wagtail Cape, Waxbill Common, Weaver Cape, Wheatear Capped, White-eye Cape, Whydah Pin-tailed.