Langfontein Farm Birding
  • Graaff-Reinet

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  • P.O. Box 521, Graaff-Reinet 6280

  • Longitude: 24.164722
  • Latitude: -32.197222
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  • R600 pp per day self-catering

    R350 per child under 12 per day self-catering

    Please note that we do offer midweek specials, as well as specials for bigger groups staying a minimum of

    2-nights or more.

Rates Disclaimer

  • Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.

About Langfontein Farm Birding

Helmeted Guineafowl, Birding, Langfontein Farm, Graaff Reinet, Karoo

Birds spotted at Langfontein Farm
courtesy of Robert and Andy Nixon November 2007

For a downloadable and printable (.pdf) list click here.

For a downloadable and printable (.pdf) list click here.

  • Hammerkop
  • Egyptian Goose – (Kolgans)
  • Black Eagle (Witkruisarend)
  • Booted Eagle (Dwergarend)
  • Gymnogene (Kaalwangvalk)
  • Rock Kestrel (Kransvalk)
  • Helmeted Guineafowl (Gewone Tarentaal)
  • Rock Pigeon (Kransduif)
  • Red-eyed Dove (Grootringduif)
  • Cape Turtle Dove (Tortelduif)
  • Laughing Dove (Rooiborsduifie)
  • Red chested Cuckoo (Piet-my-Vrou)
  • Diederik Cuckoo (Diederikkie)
  • Spotted Eagle Owl (Gevlekte Ooruil)
  • Whiterumped Swift (Witkruiswindswael)
  • Speckled Mousebird (Gevlekte Muisvoёl)
  • Brown Hooded Kingfisher (Bruinkopvisvanger)
  • Hoopoe (Hoephoep)
  • Pied Barbet (Bonthoutkapper)
  • Greater Striped Swallow (Grootstreepswael)
  • Rock Martin (Kransswael)
  • House Martin (Huisswael)
  • Fork-tailed Drongo (Mikstertbyvanger)
  • White-necked Raven (Withalskraai)
  • Familiar Chat (Gewone Spekvreter)
  • Cape Robin (Gewone Janfrederik)
  • Titbabbler (Bosveldtjeriktik)
  • Barthroated Apalis (Bandkeelkleinjantjie)
  • Longbilled Crombec (Bosveldstompstert)
  • Neddicky (Neddikkie)
  • Spotted Prinia (Karoolangstertjie)
  • Fiscal Flycatcher (Fiskaalvliёevanger)
  • Cape Wagtail (Gewone Kwikkie)
  • Long-Billed Pipit (Nicholsonse Koester)
  • Glossy Starling (Kleinglansspreeu)
  • Red-winged Starling (Rooivlerkspreeu)
  • Malachite Sunbird (Jangroentjie)
  • Lesser Doublecollard Sunbird (Klein Rooibors Suikerbekkie)
  • Cape White-eye (Kaapse Glasogie)
  • House Sparrow (Huismossie)
  • Grey-Headed Sparrow (Gryskopmossie)
  • Cape Weaver (Kaapse Wewer)
  • Black-throated Canary (Bergkanarie)
  • Cape Canary (Kaapse Kanarie)
  • Red-Billed Woodhoopoe (Rooibekkakelaar)
  • Black Sunbird (Swartsuikerbekkie)
  • Greater Double-collared Sunbird (Groot Rooiband Suikerbekkie)
  • Redfronted Tinker Barbet (Rooiblestinker)
  • Southern Boubou (Suidelike Waterfiskaal)
  • Southern Tchagra (Grysborstjagra)
  • Sombre Bulbul (Gewone Willie)
  • Golden-breasted bunting (Rooirugstreepkoppie)
  • Karoo Thrush (Bruinlyster)
  • Scops Owl (Skopsuil)
  • Paradise Flycatcher (Paradys Vliёevanger)
  • Yellow-eye Canary (Geeloog Kanarie)
  • Yellow-throated Sparrow (Geelvlekmossie)
  • Blue-billed Firefinch (Kaapse Vuurvinkie)
  • Cape Batis (Kaapse Bosbontrokkie)
  • Hadeda Ibis (Hadeda)
  • Masked Weaver (Swartkeelgeelvink)
  • Red-eyed bulbul (Rooioogtiptol)
  • Pied Crow (Witborskraai)
  • Black Sparrowhawk (Swartsperwer)

Map and Directions to Langfontein Farm Birding

GPS : 32° 11' 50.00" S / 24° 9' 53.00" E

From Graaff-Reinet

  • Follow Kerk Street south out of town onto the N9
  • After approx 10 km turn right at the sign "Adendorp / Camdeboo" onto the gravel road
  • Follow this road for about 30 km and take the road that forks left
  • About 6.5 km further the entrance to Langfontein Guest Farm is on the right.

From George

  • Take the N9 towards Graaff-Reinet
  • Just over 37 km past the turnoff to Aberdeen turn left at the sign "Uitkomst" onto the gravel road
  • After about 9.5 km turn left at the T-junction
  • After about 7.8 km take the road that forks left
  • About 6.5 km further the entrance to Langfontein Guest Farm is on the right.

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