As Stanhaven is bordered by the Kleinrivier and agricultural land, it is surrounding by rich fauna and flora.

Here are some of the animals that have been spotted at Stanhaven.

Cape weaver
Red winged starling
Pied starling
Blacksmith plover
Common waxbill
Fork-tailed drongo
Southern red bishop
Cape bulbul
Greater striped swallow
Barn swallow
White-rumped swift
Pin-tailed whydah
African pied wagtail
Cape canary
Reed cormorant
African black Duck
Common fiscal
Fish Eagle
Spotted Eagle Owl
Cattle egret
Cape Spurfowl
Egyptian Goose
Spur-winged Goose
Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk
Black Sparrowhawk
Black-headed Heron
Goliath Heron
Pied Kingfisher
Helmeted Guineafowl
African Hoopoe
Hadeda Ibis
Sacred Ibis
Black-shouldered Kite
Yellow-billed Kite
Jackal Buzzard
Steppe Buzzard
African Harrier-Hawk (Gymnogene)
Speckled mousebird
Fiery-necked Nightjar
Rock Pigeon
Karoo Prinia
White Stork
Cape Robin-chat
Cape Sugarbird
Lesser double-collared Sunbird
Amethyst Sunbird
Malachite Sunbird
Red-chested cuckoo (Piet-my-vrou)
Klaas’ cuckoo
Diderick’s Cuckoo