BirdLife Port Natal

Umhlanga NR

Sun Jun 9, 2013 10:37 am (PDT) . Posted by: “Richard Mckibbin” Hi all, On an evening run through the Umhlanga Nature Reserve (not recommended unfortunately as it is not the safest place on your own, at that time) I was… Read More


MKHUZI WEEKEND AWAY WITH DAVE BISHOP Dave did a WOODLAND versus FOREST BIRDS COURSE at Paradise Valley on Saturday 18th May A walk the next day at Shongweni Dam was worthwhile…..a highlight being a number of Lanner Falcons… Read More

Palmiet Display at Westville Village Market

Palmiet Display at Westville Village Market  Hello Family and Friends, There will be a display on the ground floor at the Village Market, (Pick n Pay) Jan Hofmeyr Road on Saturday, 8 June, from 09:00 till 12:00. This is… Read More

Kloof Indigenous Open Gardens 2013

Kloof Indigenous Open Gardens 2013  Dear all, We are now ready to ask for volunteers for the two days of the Kloof Indigenous Open Gardens on 22/23 June, where BirdLife Port Natal will have a stand. Please volunteer… Read More

Update from Pigeon Valley in Glenwood, Durban

Update from Pigeon Valley in Glenwood, Durban   Thu Jun 6, 2013 10:44 pm (PDT) . Posted by: “Crispin Hemson”  Winter birding is hotting up; our first Fiscal Flycatcher on record came last year, and there are currently five at the… Read More

Wednesday June 5 – Mariannwood N.R. Report

Wednesday June 5th outing to Mariannwood N.R. A few birders took advantage of the sunny weather and attended the outing to  Mariannwood N.R. on Wednesday 5 June. Birding was extremely quiet and we only recorded 25 species (seen or heard)… Read More

Saturday Outing Pigeon Valley Reportback.

Saturday Outing Pigeon Valley Reportback. Pigeon Valley did not disappoint – the Spotted Ground-Thrush was seen by everybody!! The weather was great and we had a good turnout – about 20 of us including a few non members… Read More

Activities Wednesday 12 June

Wednesday 12 June. 08h30  Springside with Derek Spencer. Directions: From M13, turn off at Hillcrest off-ramp. Turn right at traffic light into Old Main Road. At Heritage Market, turn right into Stonewall. Travel under the subway and at the T-junction… Read More

BMCG Meeting Saturday June 8

Saturday 8 June. BMCG Meeting 14h00 at Pigeon Valley.

Wednesday 5 June. Mariannwood N.R.

Wednesday 5 June. Mariannwood N.R.  8h00 with Sandi du Preez – Tel. 031-7014839 or 0733324431.  A 12 ha delightful reserve of bush clump, grassland mosaic, riverine forest and coastal scarp forest.  Directions:- Take N3 toll road towards Mariannhill. Exit… Read More

Krantzkloof Tuesday 11th June at 09h30.

Hi everyone, Our coming meeting, next Tuesday, 11th June, is going to be a really good one.  It will be at the Krantzkloof Interpretive Centre, usual time – 9.30 a.m. for 10.00, with tea/coffee and biscuits and the… Read More