With some 530 bird species recorded in the Park, iSimangaliso is a bird-watcher's paradise.
iSimangaliso offers some of SA’s finest birding, with at least 530 bird species recorded throughout the Park (including rare vagrants). Wetlands are magnets for huge numbers of water birds such as flocks of pelicans, storks and flamingos congregating alongside specials such as Pinkthroated Longclaws, Pygmy Geese and Lesser Jacanas.
The uMkhuze section of the Park is a renowned birding destination, hosting 420 of the Park’s recorded species. It is also one of the country’s only pelican nesting sites.