Birds of the Overberg

Hermanus Online Travel Magazine is putting together a list of all the bird species found in Overberg. If you have any comment or are able to help them complete the list, information, or photos – please email them on [email protected]

Bird-watching tourism (tourism aimed at experiencing birds in their natural habitat) is internationally regarded as the fastest growing ecotourism segment.

Some of the species you can expect to see in the Overberg region include, the Southern double-collared Sunbird, the African Hoopoe, the African Harrier-Hawk, the African Fish Eagle and the Cape Grassbird to mention a few.

For more information about each of these species and where you can see them please visit


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