Sunday 20 April at 06:30 – Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve with Martin Taylor. Please contact Martin to confirm – email: email@example.com or call: Cell 0722777254. A favourite birding spot with a great mix of birds and the cisticolas will keep us busy with ID. The wild flowers are always a treat. Bring a picnic lunch and chairs.Directions: Travel south on N2 from Durban for 60 kms (past Scottburgh) take the R612 (Park Rynie/Umzinto) turnoff, turn right over freeway and travel 12 km (past Umzinto), turn right at the signpost for Vernon Crookes onto good gravel road travel for 6 km to the reserve. Meet at entrance (there is an entrance fee – take your Wild Card and Rhino Card).