North West province is one of the most underrated birding destinations in South Africa. Much of the region consists of bushveld, savannah and arid grasslands. There are also a number of top game reserves including Pilanesberg, Madikwe and the Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve. Here are my top 10 bird species for the province.
1.) Crimson-breasted Shrike 2.) Yellow-throated Sandgrouse 3.) Red-billed Spurfowl 4.) Barred Wren-Warbler 5.) Violet-eared Waxbill 6.) Southern Pied Babler 7.) Swallow-tailed Bee-eater 8.) Abdim's Stork 9.) Northern Black Korhaan 10. ) Great Sparrow A very big thank you to Richard Flack for letting us use his stunning photos above. So what would your top 10 list be for this province? Send us your list in the comments section below.