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Shongweni Outing.

Report by Elena Russell 3rd November 2018 Small turnout, 13, whether this was due to the uncertainty about Shongweni or the weather, which had been pretty awful during the week!! Access would appear to be no problem, security may still … Continue reading

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Mabola Protected Environment near Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga.

Yesterday, the North Gauteng High Court set aside the 2016 decisions of former Mineral Resources Minister Zwane and the late Environmental Affairs Minister Molewa to permit a new coal mine to be developed in the Mabola Protected Environment near Wakkerstroom, … Continue reading

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Bearded Vulture growing up

Dear All I hope you will agree that the attached two images are worth an additional email from me this week. These are the latest images of “Kentucky” from our nest camera- growing fast and getting ready to fledge in … Continue reading

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Save Lake St. Lucia

‎Janet Cuthbertson‎ to Save our Lake St. Lucia Isimangaliso Action Group have have submitted comments re the Proposed mining (photo below showing proposed drill sites) of the dunes in the protected area South of Mapelane: – Comments on the Draft Basic Assessment … Continue reading

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If you find a Bird out of its nest:

  If you find a Bird out of its nest please follow the procedure in the diagram below. Remember that we do have a page on the website to help with a number of questions related to birds. Yo view … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa and Mollie and our Cape Vultures; Bennie and N207, for the past week. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject

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Nambiti – Elephant Rock

Report by Sally and Paul Bartho 30 October 2018. After the wedding in Kamberg, Sally treated her two sons from Australia to a two night stay at Elephant Rock in Nambiti. We had a family cottage – two en-suite bedrooms … Continue reading

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Highmoor and Glengarry

Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 28 October 2018 Sally and I went to a small holding near Glengarry. Sally’s son and fiancee Michelle Lutener’s property. We went to witness their marriage on their property. Family from all over the … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa and Mollie and our Cape Vultures; Bennie and N207, for the past week. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (Click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa and Mollie and our Cape Vultures; Bennie and N207, for the past week. N207 is moving further and further south. Please also see some new … Continue reading

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BirdLife KZN Midlands newsletter

Dear members Attached (Click here) is the latest great edition of the BLKZNM newsletter.  Congratulations to Rosemary, the editor, and to all the contributors of articles and/or photos. Best wishes Sally BLKZNM secretary

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa and Mollie and our Cape Vultures; Bennie and N207, for the past week. N207 is moving further and further south. Please also see some … Continue reading

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Alverstone Wildlife Park Outing

Report by Terry Walls Saturday 6 October 2018 Alverstone Wildlife Park is a 100 hectare nature reserve near Hillcrest, Durban, South Africa. The reserve was created in 1997 by a group of neighbouring landowners. The park has a diverse ecosystem, … Continue reading

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Lesser Frigatebird – St Lucia

Report by Sally and Paul Bartho 11 to 13 October 2018 On the spur of the moment, Sally and I decided to dart over to St Lucia to try our luck at seeing the immature Lesser Frigatebird. The day started … Continue reading

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Overly gorgeous days in the African bush

October 8, 2018 Adam Cruickshank So after a long time, I thought after an amazing weekend of birding that it would be a good time start blogging again. With the rising price of petrol in South Africa, birding closer to … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa and Mollie and our Cape Vultures; Bennie and N207, for the past week. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa and Mollie and our Cape Vultures; Bennie and N207, for the past week. For your interest, I have also attached photos of Jermia’s, Springbok’s and … Continue reading

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