Durban and Surrounds

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The eThekwini Metropolitan Area (Durban) is a major harbor city situated on the east coast of South Africa, and offers a variety of prime briding spots and a species list in excess of 400. These spots cover such habitats as coastal lowland forest, wetlands (both fresh water and estuarine), coastal scarp forests, grasslands and bushveld.

In addition, the eThewkini Natural Science Museum has world-class ornitholigical displays and collections. Durban is well known for its variety of waders and marine species, often turning up rarities such as Black-headed Gull.