Birding in Capricorn Region

Experience | Activities in Limpopo | Wildlife Experiences

Limpopo offers some of the best birding experience in Southern Africa. Over 600 bird species have been recorded in the province of which 420 birds are resident.

Habitats range from vast tracts of montane grassland to afro-temperate forests, bushveld and wetlands.

Service providers: Birding

  • Greater Limpopo Birding RoutesWaterberg Region, Capricorn Region, Vhembe Region, Mopani Region, Sekhukhune Region - Bela-Bela, Polokwane, Makhado, Ba-Phalaborwa
    Greater Limpopo Birding Routes

    Co-ordinator for Birding routes and tours within the Limpopo Province. There are a number of species that are easier to find in the Limpopo Province than in the rest of the country.

    These are Short-clawed Lark, Shelley's Francolin, Grey-headed Parrot, African Broadbill, Crested Guineafowl. In addition to this, many Central and East African bird species reach their southern-most distribution here and thus will not be found anywhere else in the country. T

    hese include species such as Black-fronted Bushshrike, Arnott's Chat, Blue-spotted Wood-Dove, Racket-tailed Roller, Senegal Coucal and Tropical Boubou.

    More info's

    PO Box 280, Haenertsburg 730
    Tel.: 15 276 1131 , Fax: 15 276 1131
    E-mail:, Website:
  • Makapans CavesCapricorn Region - Polokwane
    Makapans Caves

    Famed for its yield of fossils & the siege of General Potgieter & the Black tribemen for 30 days.

    Potgieter himself was killed as well as 1500 tribesmen

    Stunning bushveld environment and a multi-cultural community and history give Makapans a unique character.

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    197 Thabo Mbeki Drive
    Tel.: 15 491 8458, Fax: 15 491 8460