Inhaca Island Activities & Excursions - Bird Watching


Inhaca is home to about 300 bird species, both resident and migratory. Species of conservation concern are the pink-backed pelican, lesser crested tern, crab plover, greater sand plover, Mongolian plover, Terek sandpiper, southern banded snake eagle, mangrove kingfisher, grey-rumped swallow and spotted ground-thrush. The southerly Nhaquene Swamp and Saco Bay are strongholds for the sooty falcon, while terns roost on northerly Portuguese Island 25°58′31″S 32°54′38″E. Bird species of limited distribution are Rudd's apalis, Neergaard's sunbird and pink-throated twinspot. House crows are present since the 1970s.

Birds of Inhaca Island Mozambique

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KIngfisher

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Greater Sand Plover

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Lesser Sand Plover

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Spotted ground Thrush

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Crab Plover

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Terek Sand Piper

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Lesser Tern

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Southern Banded Snake Eagle

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Red Rumped Swallow

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Sooty Falcon

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Scarlet Chested Sunbird

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Greater Flamingo

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