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Larking the Flowers 

he drywestern regions hold the most remarkable assortment of endemics and tricky larks. But that is not all that one can see in the area – the winter rainfall areas of Namaqualand turn this into a wonderland of colour - and this year (2020) is very special with flowers continuing much longer than usual ! 

Join us for a special trip which combines flowers with excellent larking. And it is not only the Larks - This will cover the northern cape with mouth-watering specials such as Red Lark, Pygmy Falcon and Bradfield’s Swift to name a few.  We cover Namaqualand, and the coast north of Port Nolloth as well as Bushmanland and the central Karoo.  Key specials include the larks:  Karoo, Red, Sclaters, Stark’s, Black-eared Sparrowlark, Fawn-coloured, Pink-billed, Cape Long-billed Lark, Karoo Long-billed Lark. Ludwig’s Bustard, Karoo Korhaan, Southern Black Korhaan and Kori Bustard, Damara Tern and SA’s endemic Marine cormorants. Chestnut-banded Plover, Burchell’s Courser, Tractrac, Karoo and Sickle-winged Chat, Karoo Eremomela,  Namaqua Warbler, Pririt Batis, Grey Tit, Cape Penduline Tit, Layard’s Tit-Babbler, Ground Woodpecker, Bradfields Swift, Peregrine Falcon, Booted Eagle, Martial Eagle, Pygmy Falcon, Verreaux’s Eagle, Karoo Scrub-Robin, Blue Crane , Namaqua and Burchell’s Sandgrouse.  Bradfields and Alpine Swift, Pale-winged Starling, Dusky Sunbird, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Black-headed Canary, White-throated Canary, Lark-like Bunting and others!  

Tour basics 

  • Length 8 Days 

  • Accomodation - modest to comfortable

  • Max size 6 

Short-notice tour! 

11 - 19 September 2020

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