BirdLife Port Natal

Bird Valley Estate revisited.

Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 22 to 24 March 2016 Sally and I decided to revisit Bird Valley Estate – just north of Albert Falls in the midlands – to explore their extensive wetlands. We invited several… Read More

Brettenwood Outing

Report by Mike White 20 March 2016 Members present were: Paul and Sally Bartho, Dave and Jenny Rix, Sandy du Preez and Amahle, Mark and Cecily Liptrot, Mike Jackson, Andy and Ann Blake, Margi Lilienveld, Mike and Christa… Read More

Dave Bishop’s Blather

Please note that there is now a link on the right side of each page to Dave Bishop’s Blather – under the “Blogs to follow” heading. Dave is travelling round the South African coast from Durban to the… Read More

Red Phalarope near Himeville

Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 5 March 2016 Sally and I took a trip to find the Red Phalarope near Himeville in the Midlands. It had been reported as being seen there for several weeks. Our plan… Read More

Sand Forest Lodge Weekend Away

Report by Cheryl Bevan 11 to 13 March 2016 Twenty birders headed out to Sand Forest Lodge near Hluhluwe for our first weekend outing of the year. Some had arrived a day earlier in pouring rain. On Saturday we set… Read More

Umbogavango, Saturday 5 March 2016

Trip report by Dave Rimmer A small group of 15 birders assembled at the main gate to the site, and those early enough were treated to seeing a flock of 34 African Openbills fly in from the direction… Read More

Bird Exhibition

An invitation to the Bird Exhibition at the Artisan Gallery, 334 Florida Road, Morningside, Durban. See the attached photo for details.

BirdLife Sisonke Newsletter

Click here to read the January BirdLife Sisonke newsletter.

Darvill Report

Darvill Sewerage Works, Pietermaritzburg Sunday 28 February 2016 Paul and Sally Bartho Twelve of us ventured to Darvill for the Sunday outing. It was an overcast day on arrival and brightened later. Darvill was very overgrown but still… Read More


Please note that our website now has a link (on the right hand side of each page under the “Links To” heading) to the Durban Pelagic website. Go there to make bookings and to see what is available or… Read More