In terms of the bird species, 315 species have been recorded, which is 65.6% of those in the province (n = 480), and 44% of those in the country (n = 718). Considering the IUCN Global Red List (2017), there are two Near Threatened, Vulnerable and Endangered Species, respectively, while there is one Critically Endangered Species. The national Red List (2005) sees there to be 6 Near Threatened and 9 Vulnerable species. Following this, the National TOPS listings, list there to be 3 Vulnerable and 4 Endangered Species. Thus, all in all, there are 15 bird species of conservation concern, which span all these status categories. Two endemics occur here, the Near Threatened Melodious Lark Mirafra cheniana and the Cape Weaver, Ploceus capensis.
Other noteworthy birds are the three vulture species which occur here, the Cape Vulture, Gyps coprotheres, White-