Fairy Knowe Backpackers


Fairy Knowe Adventures is striving to be recognised as a birder-friendly establishment. Its darterunique location adjacent the Wilderness section of The Garden Route National Park ensures that it is in within easy hiking distance of nature trails, birdhides and a variety of environments such as beach and rocky shore, estuarine lakes and coastal forest. The centre is located within a  few hectares of indigenous forest where centuries old Yellowwood trees are to be found.




Reported sightings include:

Bulbul     Cape
Coot     Redknobbed
Cormorant     Whitebreasted
Coucal     Burchell’s
Darter     African
Dove     Redeyed
Dove     Cape Turtle
Drongo     Forktailed
Duck     Yellowbilled
Egret     Yellowbilled
Falcon     Lanner
Fish Eagle     African
Flycatcher     Fiscal
Flycatcher     Paradise
Francolin     Cape
Goose     Egyptian
Grebe     Little
Grebe     Great Crested
Guineafowl     Helmeted
Heron     Grey
Heron     Purple
Hoopoe     African
Ibis     Hadeda
Ibis     Sacred
Kingfisher     Pied
Kingfisher     Giant
Kingfisher     Halfcollared
Kingfisher     Malachite
Kingfisher     Brownhooded
Moorhen     Common
Mousebird     RedFaced
Nightjar     Fierynecked
Owl     African Grass
Oystercatcher     African Black
Pigeon     Speckled
Pigeon     Speckled
Pochard    Southern
Raven     Whitenecked
Robin Chat     Chorister
Robin Chat     Cape
Seedeater     Streakyheaded
Sparrow     House
Sparrow     Cape
Spoonbill     African
Spurfowl     RedNecked
Starling     Common
Swift     Common
Swift     Common
Tern     Caspian
Trogon     Narina
Turaco     Knysna
Wagtail     Cape
Waxbill     Swee
White-eye     Cape