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Leidam Bird Sanctuary

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Montagu, South Africa
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Nice experience if you are a bird enthusiast. Decent variety of birds with a shaded viewing... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
jamesmb1983
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Stellenbosch
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Birds galore

If you love birds, this is an experience. They are free to fly off and come back. Wonderful to see... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
54alidaj
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Montagu, South Africa
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“sacred ibis” (10 reviews)
“cattle egrets” (6 reviews)
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Montagu, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Nice experience if you are a bird enthusiast. Decent variety of birds with a shaded viewing platform.

1  Thank jamesmb1983
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you love birds, this is an experience. They are free to fly off and come back. Wonderful to see them in a free environment.

1  Thank 54alidaj
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

What an awesome place to see wild birds in their natural habitat up close. An excellent photo opportunity for the keen birder.

1  Thank ToursonR62
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place at Leidam in Montagu. This is a birds lovers paradise with lots of birds. With my visit it was after the breading season with lots of young birds in the nests. This is a must visit if you love birds. Here...More

Thank Francois d
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Very chilled and relaxing spot in Montaque. The view is not huge but beautiful. Birds nest hanging everywhere and love locks on the side walk.♡

Thank Cholric
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Not a great variety of birds in June. A nice easy accessible hide and a good place to practice your photography skills. An extra branch or two nearer to the hide would be wonderful. The dam has a wonderful history.

Thank Johan M
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Enjoyed a few hours relaxing and watching the birds. You are close up to the birds so you can get very good images. I visited when there were a few chicks in the nests so the parents were quite busy feeding.

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Unfortunately the ibis were not there when we visited but there were still lots of birds to watch while we ate our picnic lunch.

Thank Jackie H
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

An open pond centrally situated in Montagu, opened I think in 2009.A haven for wading birds such as egrets and mainly the Noticeable sacred Ibis who nest noisily in the surrounding tree tops. a hide gives good cover and photo opportunities.. Now and again (if...More

1  Thank valuematters
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Quiet spot to sit and enjoy the sacred ibises and cattle egrets. I was a bit underwhelmed, as the dam is very small and had a few dead birds floating about which was a bit unpleasant. It was however fun to chat to some visitors...More

Thank maureenrrr
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