Samson Mulaudzi

Professional Birding Guide in the Soutpansberg and Venda area

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Day Tours

For personalised day trips include Bird Watching,Cultural Tours and Guided Nature Walks on self drive guided trips throughout Soutpansberg and Venda areas in the Limpopo Province in South Africa.Soutpansberg Mountains lies in the Northern part of Limpopo Province and is a wonderful place with lots of endemic birds and beautiful scenery lots of fauna and animals.

Specialist in exclusive day tours to sites such as:

  • Thathe Vondo Sacred Forest
  • Hanglip Forest Reserve
  • Muirhead Dams Reserve
  • Sagole Big Baobab Tree
  • Roodewal Nature Reserve
  • Albasini Picnic Site
  • Entabeni State Forest and Luvuvhu River.
  • Thohoyandou Botanical Garden

Full Day Birding Tour

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Broadbill AfricanEntabeni State Forest and Hangklip Forest reserve is one of the most specticular sites of birding under the canopy of Afro-Montane Forest.Entabeni Forets and Hanglip Forest is an ideal sites for full day.Entabeni Forest is a great sites and birds that are common are Bat Hawk,Orange Ground Thrush,Brown Scrub Robin,Green Twinspot,Yellow Throated Woodland Warbler,Yellow Streaked Greenbul.Other places we can visit for the day include Thohoyandou Botanical Garden and birds easily located is Blue Spotted Wood-Dove.This is the only reliable place to get the Blue Spotted Wood-Dove in South Africa.Other resident birds are Pink Throated Twinspot,Green Twinspot,Gorgeous Bushshrike,Red-Capped Robin-Chat and Eastern Nicator.

Half Day Birding Tours

_MG_2581 (640x573) (2)Birding starts from 06:00 to 12:00 in the escarpment of Soutpansberg mountains.Roodewal Nature Reserve which is best done early morning,and then to Muirhead Dams.Roodewal Nature Reserve the only place to see the African Broadbill in the Central Soutpansberg.Other special birds common at Roodewal Nature Reserve are Eastern Nicator,Narina Trogon,Scaly Throated Honeyguide,Green Twinspot and the resident African Crowned Eagle.

Morning Birding Tour

A guided morning birdwatching tour from 2-3 hours can be organised to any hotspot sites nearby.Expect to see crepuscular birds like the African Broadbill,African Finfoot,White-Backed Night-Heron,Orange Ground Thrush and other birds like Green Twinspot,Pink Throated Twinspot etc

Weekend Birding Tours.

We can organise a guided self drive birding weekend tour starting from Friday to Sunday.Places to visit in the Soutpansberg are various community camp sites around Venda which are Golwe Camp site and Gundani community camp site,the only patch of Miombo woodland in South Africa.Two tent that can accomodate 4 people and a camping site is available for extra people.Birds that we are likely to see are White Breasted Cuckooshrike,Pink Throated Twinspot,Southern Hyliota,Narina Trogon,Scaly Throated Honeyguide.While staying at Gundani camp we can also visit Sagole Big tree a 25 minutes drive from the camp.Birds to see there include Mottled Spinetail that roosts in the cave inside the biggest Baobab tree in South Africa.