Pelagic Birds

This list of birds includes species that we have seen on many occasions during our boat based tours off the coast of Knysna:

  • Cape Gannet
  • Gulls
  • African penguin
  • Cape cormorant
  • White breasted cormorant
  • Terns
  • White chin petrel
  • Wandering albatross
  • Yellow-nosed albatross
  • Sub-Antarctic skua
  • Cory shearwater

More about birding

Please visit Cape Birding Route for a quick overview of birding in Knysna and along the Garden Route, where a huge number of bird species can be seen in a wide variety of habitats – forest, mountain, grassland, fynbos, wetlands, riverine, estuarine, domestic gardens, rocky shores and sandy beaches.