The Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary is located within Delta Park, in Johannesburg and is named after the nature-lover Florence Bloom.
The 7,5 ha sanctuary was opened in 1975 and is the oldest existing bird sanctuary in Johannesburg and, with the rest of the park, boasts a list of more than 250 bird species recorded over the past 40 years. The past 7 years have seen over 180 species recorded including a number of extremely unusual birds for the Johannesburg area.The sanctuary is a tranquil oasis less than half an hour from the centre of town. It offers visitors an opportunity to spend a peaceful few hours enjoying the colour, activity and sounds of the birds and raise awareness about the fact that they need to be protected.
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