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Katbakkies Pass               
 
Fauna

About 100 bird species, including the endemic Cape rockjumper and numerous raptors like black eagle, goshawk and jackal buzzard, occur here.


Birds found in the area include:

South African Shelduck, Korhaan, Cape Spurfowl, Grey-winged Francolin, Ludwig's Bustard, Namaqua Sandgrouse, Ground Woodpecker, Large-billed Lark, Karoo Lark, Tractrac Chat, Ant-eating Chat, Mountain Wheatear, Karoo Chat, Sickle-winged Chat, Karoo Prinia, Layard's Tit-Babbler, Grey Tit, Karoo Eremomela, Rufous-eared Warbler, Cinnamon-breasted Warbler, Namaqua Warbler, Karoo Scrub-Robin, Fairy Flycatcher, Pririt Batis, Grey-backed Cisticola, Pale-winged Starling, White-throated Canary, Black-headed Canary, Lark-like Bunting

Klipspringers, grey rhebok and grysbok are abundant and easily seen.

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Leopard, Caracal, wild cat, mongoose, genet and other predators are found here, but are seldom seen.

 

 
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