• Regular Fish Eagle sightings at the Crocodile River
    Fish Eagle
  • Bateleur
  • Brown Hooded Kingfisher Eyes
    Brown Hooded Kingfisher
  • Lilac Breasted Roller
    Lilac Breasted Roller
  • Scarlet Chested Sunbird
    Scarlet Chested Sunbird
  • Collared Sunbird
    Collared Sunbird
  • Purple Crested Lourie
    Purple Crested Lourie
  • Yellow Billed Hornbill
    Yellow Billed Hornbill

Marloth Park Birds

Waking-up to the distinct call of the Fish Eagle soaring over the Crocodile River is one of Manzini Properties greatest charms. The Fish Eagle cry is but one of the over 500 different bird species that Manzini Properties and surrounding areas play homage to. All these bird species have been identified in this nature conservation area.

Manzini is said to be a bird watchers paradise.

The variety of birds you can see within Marloth Park will make anyone fall in love with bird-watching, don’t forget your binoculars on your next visit as bird watching is a perfect hobby to have when on vacation or weekend getaways. You are always invited for a visit, so come-on over and add a few names to your collection of beautiful bird sightings.

The abundance of bird-species in and around Marloth Park are majestic, such as the different types of Eagles, Falcons, Ravens, Storks, Owls and Vultures. The African Fish Eagle and the Bateleur are of the most attractive birds of prey that is regularly spotted between the Kruger National Park and Marloth Park. The Martial Eagle is often seen as well, even though they prefer more mountainous areas. There are many more to be see with a list of over 500 bird types, some are not to be found anywhere else in South Africa.

Below we have provided a collection of bird names in alphabetical order, for some of the birds you can expect to see upon visiting Marloth Park. These names are just a few and you might discover many, many more, expect to be surprised at how many you can add to your bird-watchers list.

Apalis, Bar-throated
Apalis, Yellow-breasted
Babbler, Arrow-marked
Barbet, Acacia Pied
Barbet, Black-collared
Barbet, Crested
Batis, Chinspot
Bee-eater, European
Bee-eater, Little
Bee-eater, Southern Carmine
Bee-eater, White-fronted
Bee-eater, White-throated
Bishop, Southern Red
Boubou, Southern
Brownbul, Terrestrial
Bulbul, Dark-capped
Bunting, Cinnamon-breasted
Bunting, Golden-breasted
Bush-shrike, Grey-headed
Bush-shrike, Orange-breasted
Bustard, Black-bellied
Buttonquail, Common (Kurrichane)
Buzzard, Common (Steppe )
Buzzard, Lizard
Camaroptera, Green-backed
Canary, Yellow-fronted
Chat, Mocking Cliff
Cisticola, Croaking
Cisticola, Rattling
Cisticola, Red-faced
Cisticola, Zitting
Cormorant, Reed
Cormorant, White-breasted
Coucal, Burchell
Courser, Bronze-winged
Courser, Temminck
Crake, African
Crake, Black
Crombec, Long-billed
Crow, Pied
Cuckoo, African
Cuckoo, Common
Cuckoo, Diederik
Cuckoo, Great Spotted
Cuckoo, Jacobin
Cuckoo, Klaas
Cuckoo, Levaillant
Cuckoo, Red-chested
Cuckoo, Thick-billed
Cuckooshrike, Black
Cuckooshrike, White-breasted
Darter, African
Dove, African Mourning
Dove, Cape Turtle
Dove, Emerald-spotted Wood
Dove, Laughing
Dove, Namaqua
Dove, Red-eyed
Dove, Rock
Dove, Tambourine
Drongo, Fork-tailed
Drongo, Square-tailed
Duck, African Black
Duck, Knob-billed
Duck, White-faced Whistling
Eagle, African Fish
Eagle, Black-chested Snake
Eagle, Booted
Eagle, Brown Snake
Eagle, Crowned
Eagle, Lesser Spotted
Eagle, Martial
Eagle, Steppe
Eagle, Tawny
Eagle, Wahlberg
Egret, Great
Egret, Little
Egret, Western Cattle
Egret, Yellow-billed
Eremomela, Burnt-necked
Eremomela, Yellow-bellied
Falcon, Amur
Falcon, Lanner
Finch, Cut-throat
Finch, Red-headed
Finfoot, African
Firefinch, African
Firefinch, Jameson
Firefinch, Red-billed
Fiscal, Common
Flycatcher, African Dusky
Flycatcher, African Paradise
Flycatcher, Ashy
Flycatcher, Fiscal
Flycatcher, Grey Tit-
Flycatcher, Pale
Flycatcher, Southern Black
Flycatcher, Spotted
Francolin, Coqui
Francolin, Crested
Go-away-bird, Grey
Goose, Egyptian
Goose, Spur-winged
Goshawk, African
Goshawk, Dark Chanting
Goshawk, Gabar
Grebe, Little
Greenbul, Sombre
Greenbul, Yellow-bellied
Greenshank, Common
Guineafowl, Helmeted
Hawk, African Cuckoo
Hawk, African Harrier-
Hawk, Bat
Helmet-shrike, Retz
Helmet-shrike, White-crested
Heron, Black-crowned Night
Heron, Black-headed
Heron, Goliath
Heron, Green-backed
Heron, Grey
Heron, Purple
Heron, Squacco
Heron, White-backed Night
Hobby, Eurasian
Honeybird, Brown-backed
Honeyguide, Greater
Honeyguide, Lesser
Honeyguide, Scaly-throated
Hoopoe, African
Hornbill, African Grey
Hornbill, Crowned
Hornbill, Southern Ground-
Hornbill, Southern Red-billed
Hornbill, Southern Yellow-billed
Hornbill, Trumpeter
Ibis, African Sacred
Ibis, Glossy
Ibis, Hadeda
Indigobird, Dusky
Indigobird, Purple
Indigobird, Village
Jacana, African
Kingfisher, African Pygmy
Kingfisher, Brown-hooded
Kingfisher, Giant
Kingfisher, Grey-headed
Kingfisher, Half-collared
Kingfisher, Malachite
Kingfisher, Pied
Kingfisher, Striped
Kingfisher, Woodland
Kite, Black
Kite, Black-shouldered
Kite, Yellow-billed
Korhaan, Red-crested
Lapwing, African Wattled
Lapwing, Blacksmith
Lapwing, Black-winged
Lapwing, Crowned
Lapwing, Senegal
Lapwing, White-crowned
Lark, Dusky
Lark, Flappet
Lark, Rufous-naped
Lark, Sabota
Little Stint
Longclaw, Yellow-throated
Mannikin, Bronze
Mannikin, Red-backed
Martin, Brown-throated
Martin, Common House
Martin, Sand
Moorhen, Common
Moorhen, Lesser
Mousebird, Red-faced
Mousebird, Speckled
Nicator, Eastern
Nightjar, European
Nightjar, Fiery-necked
Nightjar, Freckled
Nightjar, Square-tailed
Openbill, African
Oriole, Black-headed
Oriole, Eurasian Golden
Osprey, Western
Ostrich, Common
Owl, African Scops
Owl, Southern White-faced
Owl, Spotted Eagle-
Owl, Verreaux
Owl, Western Barn
Owlet, African Barred
Owlet, Pearl-spotted
Oxpecker, Red-billed
Painted-snipe, Greater
Parrot, Brown-headed
Parrot, Grey-headed
Petronia, Yellow-throated
Pigeon, African Green
Pigeon, African Olive
Pigeon, Speckled
Pipit, African
Pipit, Bushveld
Plover, Kittlitz
Plover, Three-banded
Plover, White-fronted
Pratincole, Collared
Prinia, Tawny-flanked
Puffback, Black-backed
Pytilia, Green-winged
Quail, Common
Quail, Harlequin
Quail-finch, African
Quelea, Red-billed
Robin, Bearded Scrub
Robin, White-browed Scrub
Robin-chat, Red-capped
Robin-chat, White-browed
Robin-chat, White-throated
Roller, Broad-billed
Roller, European
Roller, Lilac-breasted
Roller, Purple
Sandgrouse, Double-banded
Sandpiper, Common
Sandpiper, Marsh
Sandpiper, Wood
Saw-wing, Black
Scimitarbill, Common
Seedeater, Streaky-headed
Shrike, Lesser Grey
Shrike, Magpie
Shrike, Red-backed
Shrike, Southern White-crowned
Sparrow, House
Sparrow, Southern Grey-headed
Sparrowhawk, Black
Sparrowhawk, Little
Sparrowhawk, Ovambo
Spoonbill, African
Spurfowl, Cape
Spurfowl, Natal
Spurfowl, Swainson
Starling, Burchell
Starling, Cape Glossy
Starling, Greater Blue-eared
Starling, Violet-backed
Starling, Wattled
Stilt, Black-winged
Stint, Little
Stonechat, African
Stork, Black
Stork, Marabou
Stork, Saddle-billed
Stork, White
Stork, Woolly-necked
Stork, Yellow-billed
Sunbird, Amethyst
Sunbird, Collared
Sunbird, Marico
Sunbird, Scarlet-chested
Sunbird, Variable
Sunbird, White-bellied
Swallow, Barn
Swallow, Greater Striped
Swallow, Grey-rumped
Swallow, Lesser Striped
Swallow, Mosque
Swallow, Pearl-breasted
Swallow, Red-breasted
Swallow, White-throated
Swallow, Wire-tailed
Swift, African Black
Swift, African Palm
Swift, Common
Swift, Horus
Swift, Little
Swift, White-rumped
Tchagra, Black-crowned
Tchagra, Brown-crowned
Thick-knee, Spotted
Thick-knee, Water
Thrush, Groundscraper
Thrush, Kurrichane
Tinkerbird, Yellow-fronted
Tinkerbird, Yellow-rumped
Tit, Grey
Tit, Southern Black
Trogon, Narina
Turaco, Purple-crested
Twinspot, Pink-throated
Vulture, Cape
Vulture, Hooded
Vulture, Lappet-faced
Vulture, White-backed
Vulture, White-headed
Wagtail, African Pied
Wagtail, Cape
Wagtail, Mountain
Warbler, Dark-capped Yellow
Warbler, Garden
Warbler, Great Reed
Warbler, Icterine
Warbler, Lesser Swamp
Warbler, Little Rush
Warbler, Marsh
Warbler, River
Warbler, Stierling
Warbler, Willow
Wattle-eye, Black-throated
Waxbill, Blue
Waxbill, Common
Waxbill, Violet-eared
Weaver, African (Holubs) Golden
Weaver, Lesser Masked
Weaver, Red-billed Buffalo
Weaver, Red-headed
Weaver, Southern Brown-throated
Weaver, Southern Masked
Weaver, Spectacled
Weaver, Thick-billed
Weaver, Village
White-eye, Cape
Whydah, Long-tailed Paradise
Whydah, Pin-tailed
Widowbird, Fan-tailed
Widowbird, Red-collared
Widowbird, White-winged
Wood-hoopoe, Green
Woodpecker, Bearded
Woodpecker, Bennett
Woodpecker, Cardinal
Woodpecker, Golden-tailed