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…

Annual Christmas End-of-Year walk at Springside Nature Reserve

On Saturday 7th December the Annual Christmas End-of-Year walk was held at Springside Nature Reserve in Hillcrest. There was a good turnout, possibly lured by the prospect of festivities to follow.  In truth people were there for the birding.  People were put into groups by Terry and led by experienced birders. Springside is a generous…

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…