TOM CORFE PARK

8th January 2020 Where the Crowned Eagle flies. Wednesday 8th January 2020 brought cloudy and humid weather but a group of 3 sitters and 13 walkers gathered on the first bird activity of 2020. Tom Corfe Park is a private site, owned by the German Shepard Dog and all breeds dog club, who kindly granted…

Cumberland Weekend

22nd – 24th November 2019 A clear, warm and still day saw Mike, Lynette Bingham and I heading up the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg and the absolute gem that is Cumberland Nature Reserve.  The traffic was heavy and there were very few birds seen on the drive up.  No Long Crested Eagle sitting on the available old telephone…

OUTING TO GLENHOLME N.R. –

WEDNESDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2019 The wind howled throughout the night and I was worried that we were going to have a rather unpleasant outing with few birds, but the wind died down completely and 7 birders were blessed with very pleasant weather. On arrival we heard a Buff-spotted Flufftail calling incessantly from the swamp forest…

Alvestone Wildlife Park

Saturday 5th November Our outing to Alvestone Wildlife Park began at 6:00 when we met Roz, one of the landowners at the gate. The weather looked a little bleak, the wind was howling, and a few drops of rain also evident on the windscreens. Nevertheless we decided to persevere. Alverstone Wildlife Park is a 100…

Tanglewood Nature Reserve

Saturday, 5th October 2019 Tanglewood Farm is just simply one of those conservation gems. Resting below the cliff that divides Kloof from Westmead. A place where the moment you drive through the gate, you forget that you are less than five kilometres from the bustling business centre of Pinetown. The landscape is made up of…