Samson Mulaudzi

Professional Birding Guide in the Soutpansberg and Venda area

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Birding Soutpansberg and Venda Eco-Tours.


Birding Soutpansberg and Venda Eco-tours run by Samson Mulaudzi,specialist Limpopo nature guide specialize on birding tours(and cultural tours) is situated along the Soutpansberg Mountains and Venda region. About  540 birds species can be seen in this little known area making it a region most birding hotspot in South Africa. Birding here is both rewarding and exciting all year round with an abundance of birds to see.Special birds include:

  • African Broadbill            
  • Bat Hawk
  • African Finfoot
  • Blue-Spotted Wood-Dove
  • Pink Throated Twinspot
  • Orange Ground Thrush
  • Buff Spotted Flufftail
  • Green Twinspot
  • White-Backed Night-Heron 
  • Narina Trogon
  • Grey Headed Parrot
  • Scaly Throated Honeyguide
  • Yellow Throated Woodland Warbler
  • Half Collared Kingfisher
  • African Pygmy Goose
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    Birding hotspots

    • Hanglip Forest

      An easily accessible Afro-temperate Mist-belt forest with a picnic site and short trails. This is the best place to find White-starred Robin and Yellow streaked Greenbul.
    • Muirhead Dams and Reserve

      Muirhead Dams and forest situated along the central Soutpansberg few kilometers on the R524 road from Louis Trichardt to Punda maria road
    • The Geese Dam

      The dam is situated just 7 kilometers from the R524 road turn off to vuwani on the road from Louis Trichardt to Punda Maria gate. Habitat: Dam shore and some sour bushveld around.
    • Thohoyandou Botanical Garden.