BirdLife Port Natal

Boston Outing

Report by Crystelle Wilson Sunday 24 January 2016 The garden at Gramarye farm at Boston in the KZN Midlands benefitted from recent good rains and provided a flurry of feathered activity before we set off for the river…. Read More

Dolphin Coast Newsletter

Click here to read the latest Dolphin Coast Bird Club Newsletter.

Crowned Eagle Conservancy

Outing to Crowned Eagle Conservancy Report by Sandi du Preez A few of us attended the outing on Wednesday 13 January 2016. This is a new outing venue for the Bird Club and one that will definitely be… Read More

Bird Valley Estate

Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 18 January 2016 Sally and I were invited to visit Bird Valley Estate to assess its birding potential. Bird Valley Estate is at Satellite Dam just north of Albert Falls in the… Read More

SAPPI, Stanger again

Report by Paul and Sally Bartho Sally and I took the opportunity to visit SAPPI again on Saturday 16 January. It was the day of the Dolphin Coast AGM held in the picnic area so there were many… Read More

150 km Annual Bird Challenge

Please note there is a new link on the right side of each page titled “Bird Challenge”. Under this heading is the link to the “150 km Annual Bird Challenge website”: Have some fun and see how… Read More

Raptor Rescue Newsletter

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SAPPI beckons.

Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 8th January 2016 Sally and I set out this morning at 04h45 to try and find the Spotted Crake in at SAPPI, Stanger. The weather forecast was for heavy rain in Stanger –… Read More

A brief visit to Tala Private Game Reserve

Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 4th January 2016 Tala Game Reserve is located in Eston between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. Directions: Follow the N3 from Durban and exit at Camperdown – exit 57. Turn left at the end… Read More


Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 28th to 30th December 2015 This was intended as a family gathering but the location is spectacular and the birding was good so I thought to share the experience with readers of this… Read More

Shongweni 2nd January 2016

Report by Elena Russell. Again we had an early start 05:30 – according to the weather forecast we were in for a very hot day but it turned out very pleasant with a lot of cloud cover which… Read More