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Liz at Lancaster has been running for over 25 years and has built up an excellent reputation in the accommodation industry. Four star Tourism Grading rated with top TripAdviser ranking and guest reviews. Liz at Lancaster offers a  peaceful garden setting, an eye for detail, and wonderful insider knowledge of Joburg, while providing helpful personal service. There are 7 spacious units all with their own entrances, and all with their own private courtyards and fully equipped kitchenettes. Breakfasts are served on the patio overlooking the garden with the bird trays and feeders. Shops and restaurants are a 5 minute walk and Craighall Park is conveniently located for the business and leisure hub of Rosebank and Sandton. Bird Life South Africa is less than 2km away

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BIRDERS OVERVIEW

  • ACCESSIBLE WITH A 2X4 SEDAN VEHICLE

  • BIRD GUIDES

  • BIRD CHECKLISTS

  • FIELD GUIDE BOOKS

INFORMATION FOR BIRDERS:

Liz Delmont, manager and owner of Liz at Lancaster although very novice is a keen birder. She is a member of the Delta Birding Group. Delta Park which is a 10 minute walk away has recorded over 270 birds and there are bird walks arranged. Liz can also arrange bird walks with the Wits Birding Club.

BIRD SPECIALS

Delta’s bird list is amazing with their website recording 269 species seen since 2002. Around the various dams there are ducks, coots, moorhens and other water birds, as well as the odd kingfisher; the open veld sections attract bishops and weavers, guineafowl and francolin, and the areas of denser bush attract birds such as Willow Warblers, Great Reed-Warblers, and Tawny-flanked Prinias, sparrowhawks and owls. The park also seems to regularly attract highly unusual species and in the past seven years Madagscar Cuckoo, Longtailed Pipit, and Ayres Hawk-Eagle, amongst others, have been recorded.

Suburban gardens with grassland and wetlands at Delta Park

HABITATS

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