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Eastern Cape Birds at Shamwari Private Game Reserve

28 April 2021 | PUBLISHED BY admin

Shamwari is home to a vast array of birdlife, ranging from great birds of prey to tiny feathered friends. Avid bird watchers are sure to enjoy one of their life’s most memorable birding experiences during a stay at our private game and nature reserve. Read on to learn more about the beautiful and rare birds of South Africa found at Shamwari. Bird watchers visiting the Eastern Cape in South Africa are in for a treat. In fact, it is described as a ‘delight for the eyes and ears’ by the Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency. The province boasts diverse

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