Myriads Of Birds At Most Southerly Tip Of Africa

Myriads of birds choose De Mond Nature Reserve in South Africa as their breeding place. Even endangered bird species find here a protected wildlife refuge.

Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.

Flocks of birds appreciate the constant wind, which strokes over the dunes. They settle at the mouth where the Heuningnes River forms an aquamarine tidal lagoon to feed from the fish rich water.

Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Flamingos In The Turquoise Lagoon Of De Mond Nature Reserve

Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Flamingos At De Mond Nature Reserve

Flamingos and Spoonbills wade through the salty water. Breeding colonies of the threatened Damara and Caspian terns gather at the beach and even the rare black African oystercatchers cross our path.

Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Mouse birds, South Africa
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Flocks Of Great White Egrets Gathering In The Evening
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Cape Cormorant And Seagull
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Sandpiper
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Cape Cormorants At The Beach

Blue cranes (South Africa’s national bird), another endangered species, like to breed at this magical place, but the nest with eggs we crossed at the beach was from some seagulls. They tried to distract us from their precious offspring.

Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Seagull
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Seagulls protecting their eggs
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Seagull Eggs
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Great White Egrets In Flight
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Myriads Of Birds At Sunset
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Flocks Of Birds Following The River In The Evening Light
Birding enthusiasts find a paradise in De Mond Nature Reserve near the most southern point of Africa.
Spotted Eagle Owl In The Late Evening Light

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Author: Marcelle Simone Heller

I’m searching for natural beauty and wilderness, while I’m travelling relentlessly to find delightful places and encounters with wildlife. I try to capture the thrill of the moments in photography and words, hoping to inspire others with the love for animals and nature.

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