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Samson Mulaudzi

Professional Birding Guide in the Soutpansberg and Venda area

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From most birding trips I write reports. Find below my most recent birding reports I had so far.

Pafuri Kruger Park Trip Report 17th and 18th December

I had a great two mornings of guided  birding tours on 17th and 18th December with my clients Clive and Ashleigh family to Pafuri in Kruger Park.We enter Pafuri gate early morning both days  and had some great stops before the Luvuvhu bridge.Along the way we saw some nice birds but our target birds were […] continue reading

Mapungubwe and Kruger Park Pafur-Punda Birding Trip report

I had a superb guided 6 days  birding tour from 4th to the 9th of December with my clients from United States Michael and Erica in the Soutpansberg,Mapungubwe and Kruger Park,Pafuri and Punda Maria. Day 1 I met my clients in Makhado/Louis Trichardt at Cuckoo’s nest Guest House.That afternoon I took them birding around to […] continue reading

Punda Maria and Pafuri birding trip 28/29 October 2018

Dear All. I had an incredible birding trip from 28th and 29th October with a group of 11 birders from USA.We met at around 11:30 in Levubu.I took them to Luvuvhu river in the Soutpansberg to look for White-Backed Night Heron,African Finfoot and Half-Collared Kingfisher. We drove to the Geese Dam that afternoon and we […] continue reading

Soutpansberg Birding Trip Report 1st,2nd,9th and 10th October.

Hi Birders I  have led a couple of birding tours this months October from 1st and 2nd, 9th  and 10th  with several guests from Pretoria,Joburg and Mookgophong visiting hot spots in the Soutpansberg area.Hot spots include Entabeni forest,Luvuvhu River,Muirhead dams Reserve and Levubu area.My guests highlights amongst many other birds top special birds were; African […] continue reading

Birding Trip Reports 27/28/29 August.

Once again a wonderful second and third day birding outing 28/29 August 2018 in the Soutpansberg with Karyn Laxton and Ronald Laxton produced an excellent list of special birds; African Finfoot, White-Starred Robin, Narina Trogon, Bat Hawk, Orange Ground Thrush, Scaly-throated Honeyguide, Half-Collared Kingfisher, Brown Backed Honeybird, African Wood Owl, Swee Waxbill, Olive Woodpecker, continue reading

Trip Report 25 June 2018

Guided birding tour 25 June 2018.I had a wonderful day yesterday guiding my two clients in Soutpansberg.Our first bird of the morning was a single female African Finfoot along the Luvuvhu River.Other lifers birds were; Bat Hawk, Mountain Wagtail, Narina Trogon, Red-Backed Manikkin, Knysna Turaco,and many more continue reading