About bird watching in Dullstroom

Dullstroom enjoys a unique birding environment. It is a prime spot for grassland birding – and although it lacks a great diversity of species, this is more than made up for by the presence of some local specials, and by the ease with which grassland endemics are observed.

Specials: 

  • Ground Woodpecker
  • Sentinel Rock-Thrush
  • Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk
  • Southern Bald Ibis
  • Gurney’s Sugarbird
  • Wattled and Blue Cranes
  • Red-chested and White-winged Flufftails
  • Denham’s Bustard
  • Pale-crowned Cisticola
  • Black-winged Lapwing
  • Cape Eagle-Owl
  • Yellow-breasted Pipit
  • Buff-streaked Chat

 

The Dullstroom Bird of Prey Centre is a great venue for getting up close and personal with a number of raptor species.  Established in 1997, the centre serves as a refuge for these precious prey species.  Here you can view flight displays and take part in handling days or just relax and enjoy a meal amongst the lovely scenery and birds.