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Trip Report Pafuri and Punda Maria 24 November.

On 24th and 25th November I joined up with Stephen McCullers and wife from USA on guided birding tour in Pafuri,Crooks Corner as well as Punda Maria’Mahonie Loop at Kruger National Park. On 24th early morning we drove towards Pafuri and our first stop was Luvuvhu bridge,Pafuri Picnic site and Crooks Corner.The highlights of some […]

On 24th and 25th November I joined up with Stephen McCullers and wife from USA on guided birding tour in Pafuri,Crooks Corner as well as Punda Maria’Mahonie Loop at Kruger National Park.
On 24th early morning we drove towards Pafuri and our first stop was Luvuvhu bridge,Pafuri Picnic site and Crooks Corner.The highlights of some special birds we have seen were;White-Crowned Lapwing, Böhm’s and Mottled Spinetails,African Pygmy Kingfisher,Broad billed Roller,Crowned Hornbill,Meve’s Starling,Tropical Boubou,Saddle-billed Stork,Trumpeter Hornbill,African Yellow White-Eye,Bataleur,Lappet-faced Vulture etc
Punda Maria ,Klopperfontein dam and Mahonie Loop the highlights Arnot’s Chat,Eastern Nicator,Orange Winged Pytilia,Southern Ground Hornbill,Wolly-necked Stork.Grey Headed Parrot and many more birds.
On 25th November we stopped at the Geese dam before heading to Entabeni and the highlights were many pairs of African Pygmy Goose,Allen’s Gallinule,White Backed Duck,Bat Hawk and may more.
Happy Birding.

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