Fauna & Flora

The Stonehaven Estate boasts a large variety of fauna and flora. The lists below give you an overview of the reptiles, mammals, birds, spiders, insects and fynbos that share the Estate with us.

  • Large-spotted Genet (Genetta tigrina)
  • Cape Grysbok (Raphicerus melanotis)
  • Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis)
  • Cape Grey Mongoose (Galerella pulverulenta)
  • Water Mongoose (Atilax paludinosus)
  • Cape Golden Mole (Chrysochloris asiatica)
  • Cape dune Mole-rat (Bathyergus suillus)
  • Striped Mouse (Rhabdomys pumilio)
  • Vlei Rat (Otomys irroratus)
  • Brandt’s Climbing Mouse (Dendromus mesomelas)
  • House Mouse (Mus domesticus)
  • Pygmy Mouse (Mus minutoides)
  • Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus)
  • Rock Dassie (Procavia capensis)
  • African Black Swift
  • African Fish Eagle
  • African Goshawk
  • African harrier-Hawk
  • African Sacred Ibis
  • African Spoonbill
  • Alpine Swift
  • Barn Swallow
  • Black Saw-wing
  • Black Sparrowhawk
  • Black-headed Heron
  • Black-shouldered Kite
  • Blacksmith Lapwing
  • Bokmakierie
  • Booted Eagle
  • Brimstone Canary
  • Brown-throated Martin
  • Cape Bulbul
  • Cape Bunting
  • Cape Canary
  • Cape Grassbird
  • Cape Robin-Chat
  • Cape Sparrow
  • Cape Spurfowl
  • Cape Sugarbird
  • Cape Turtle-Dove
  • Cape Wagtail
  • Cape Weaver
  • Cape White-eye
  • Common Dove
  • Common Fiscal
  • Common Moorhen
  • Common Starling
  • Common Swift
  • Common Waxbill
  • Crowned Lapwing
  • Egyptian Goose
  • Familiar Chat
  • Fiery-Necked Nightjar
  • Greater Striped Swallow
  • Hadeda Ibis
  • Hamer Kop
  • Hartlaub’s Gull
  • Helmeted Guineafowl
  • House Sparrow
  • Indian Peafowl
  • Jackal Buzzard
  • Karoo Prinia
  • Klaas’s Cuckoo
  • Laughing Dove This
  • Lesser Swamp-Warbler
  • Levaillant’s Cisticola
  • Little Grebe
  • Little Rush-Warbler
  • Little Swift
  • Malachite Sunbird
  • Orange-breasted Sunbird
  • Peregrine Falcon
  • Pied Crow
  • Pied Kingfisher
  • Pin-tailed Whydah
  • Porcupine
  • Purple Heron
  • Red-eyed Dove
  • Red-faced Mousebird
  • Red-knobbed Coot
  • Red-winged Starling
  • Reed Cormorant
  • Rock Kestrel
  • Rock Martin
  • Rufous-breasted sparrowhawk
  • Southern Boubou
  • Southern Double-collared Sunbird
  • Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
  • Speckled Mousebird
  • Speckled Pigeon
  • Spotted Eagle-Owl
  • Spotted Thick-Knee (Dikkop)
  • Spur-winged Goose
  • Steppe Buzzard
  • Verreauxs’ (Black) Eagle
  • Western Cattle Egret
  • White Stork
  • White-necked Raven
  • White-rumped Swift
  • White-throated Swallow
  • Yellow-billed Duck
  • Yellow-billed Kite
  • Puff Adder
  • Cape Cobra
  • Boomslang
  • Mole Snake
  • Spotted Skaapsteker
  • Herald Snake
  • Angulated Tortoise
  • Cape Dwarf Chamaeleon
  • Ocellated Geko
  • Leopard Toad (Bufo pardalis)
  • Stream Frog (Strongylopus grayii)
  • Cape River Frog (Rana fuscigula)
  • Sac spiders
  • Black button spiders
  • Brown button spiders
  • Rain Spiders

Recording of the flora on the estate has not yet been documented.