3-4 Hours
Tour Type
On Foot & By Vehicle
Travel Method
Minimum Tickets (PAX) 4 (Four).

If your group is less than 4 people, please book a custom tour – click here.

Tour area Pretoria & Surrounding
Tour time Early morning.
Snacks Guests provide their own.
Entrance fees to reserves Not Included
Physical fitness required Be able to walk short distances.
Other Guests must bring binoculars, photography equipment & charged batteries, bird identification books, comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, tick repellent walking shoes and a hat.
Extension This tour can be extended with tour Owlet and/or tour Nightjar.

On the Lizard Buzzard Tour we visit a conservancy nearby Pretoria with a network of roads going through private farms with different habitats where bushveld, miombo forest and water birds can be seen. Birding will be done from the vehicle and on foot.

The Lizard Buzzard Tour will take approximately two to three hours and you can expect to see or hear some of the following species:

Lizard Buzzard, White–fronted Bee-eater, Green-capped Eremomela, Natal Spurfowl, Swainson’s Spurfowl, Rufous-naped Lark, Sothern Black Tit, Greater Honeyguide, Acacia Pied Barbet, Black Cuckooshrike, Sabota Lark, Karoo Thrush, White-throated Robin-chat, Chestnut-vented Tit-babler, Burnt-necked Eremomela, Black-chested Prinia, White-fronted Bee-eater, Fiscal Flycatcher, Crimson-breasted Shrike, Southern Boubou, Cape Glossy Starling, Cape White-eye, Streaky-headed Seedeater, White-winged Widowbird, Grey-headed Gull, African Fish Eagle.

In summer Red-chested Cuckoo, Black Cuckoo, Red-backed Shrike, Spotted-Flycatcher, European Bee-eaterWoodland Kingfisher and Willow Warbler. African Nightjar and Pearl-spotted Owlet may be heard calling at dawn.

Other wild animals that may be seen are Nyala, Impala, and Zebra