The Dargle valley provides habitats and breeding grounds for over 200 bird species including Cape Parrots, Crowned, Wattled and Blue Cranes, White-Starred Robin, Olive Woodpecker, African Spoonbill, Emerald Cuckoo, African Grass Owl, Crowned Eagle, Southern Black Flycatcher, Buff Spotted Flufftail, Knysna Touraco, Narina Trogon, Ground Woodpecker,Cape Batis, African Jacana & Ground Hornbill.

Wildside magazine published a short article on Dargle birding in their Autumn 2013 issue. You can download a text only version of the article (185 kB) here, or a scanned version of the article (812 kB) here.

Download Birdlife SA's guide to building Universally Accessible Bird Hides here.

Iain Guthrie, keen Atlasser for the SABAP2 (South African Bird Atlas Project), supplied us with this list of confirmed birds for the Dargle area.

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