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This includes the estuary of the Keurbooms River and tidal lagoon, the Bitou River and floodplain and Robberg Nature Reserve.

Specials

Knysna Warbler, Victorin's Warbler, Orange-breasted Sunbird, Baillon's Crake and African Crowned Eagle (up the Keurbooms River).

Habitats

Tidal mudflats, forest, fynbos, rock formations, cliffs and caves, beaches, lagoon, rivers , pastures and dams.

Facilities

Hotels, country lodges, chalets, Bed and Breakfast, picnic sites, hiking trails, adventure companies and camping.

Birding

1. The Keurbooms River Estuary in summer includes a few Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Whimbrel, Grey Plover, Common Ringed Plover, Little Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Purple Heron, African Fish-Eagle, Osprey, Caspian Tern and Swift Tern.

2. The floodplain on the Bietou River, when flooded, includes Pied Avocet, African Spoonbill, South African Shelduck, Hottentot Teal, Red-billed Teal, Ruff, Wood Sandpiper, Little Stint, African Rail, Baillon's Crake, Whiskered Tern and African Marsh-Harrier.

General

Contact Plettenberg Bay Info Centre tel: +27 44 533 4065, fax: +27 44 533 4066, email:

Plettenberg Bay Website.

Anne Brash 2002.

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