BirdLife Port Natal

SAPPI Outing date has Changed.

In case you have forgotten the date for the SAPPI outing has changed. It will happen on Sunday 30th March. Otherwise all the details remain the same and you need to confirm with Rex. There is NO Sunday outing… Read More

Outing to Bayhead : Saturday 1 March 2014

17 members attended and the total bird count was plus 45. Maybe not the best day we have had at Bayhead but we had some really great sightings.  The Osprey was hunting over the bay and flew up… Read More

Weekend away August 2nd-4th is at River Valley Nature Reserve.

Weekend away August 2nd-4th is at River Valley Nature Reserve.  This is a small private reserve near Margate on the Ivungo River with good habitat. Conveniently situated for Mpenjati and Umtamvuna reserves. There are 5 camping sites and… Read More

Ilala Palm Park – A Jewel in Zululand

Ilala Palm Park – A Jewel in Zululand Outing April 25th to May 2nd 2013 Led by Jane Morris and Mike Roseblade Attending: Jane Morris and Mike Roseblade, Jenny and Cecil Fenwick, Sally and Paul Bartho, Jenny and… Read More

Saturday, 2 March 2013 : Shongweni Outing Feedback

Saturday, 2 March 2013 : Shongweni 16 people : 13 members & 3 non members : bird count 76 The day was a little cloudy but after the rain on Friday night I thought the outing was going… Read More

Palmiet – Wednesday 8:30

A reminder that there will be a birding outing this Wednesday morning at 08h30 at Palmiet NR in Westville. If you are free, why not come along and have a leisurely walk. The birding is generally good and… Read More

Springside – Saturday 5 January

Springside – Saturday 5 January Firstly thanks to the Hillcrest Conservancy and in particular George Victor for arranging access at 06:00 which was much appreciated. We had a very good turn out ±36 (all those New Year resolutions!)… Read More

Springside Outing Jan 5th

Saturday 5 January – Springside 06h00 Elena Russell. Please phone to confirm meeting time. Tel: 031 7052902 (after 6pm).  Directions: From M13, turn off at Hillcrest off-ramp. Turn right at traffic lights into Old Main Road. At Heritage Market,… Read More

Bird Ringing

Sunday 16th December.  Bird Ringing with Andrew Pickles. Please contact him for details on cell 082 338 3302 or send him an email.


SPARKLING BREAKFAST 08 December 2012 PARADISE VALLEY We listened to the requests from our members at this year’s AGM, and now it’s time to go viral. You are invited to a Sparkling Breakfast to launch BirdLife Port Natal’s… Read More

Sunday 18 November – Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens

Sunday 18 November Meet at 07h00 – Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens with Sandi du Preez & Gill Leisegang. New trails have been opened, and a visit here is highly recommended and brunch is an option in the excellent restaurant… Read More

Bird Ringing with Garth Aiston in December

Bird Ringing with Garth Aiston: Usually held early on a Sunday each month. Please call Garth closer to the time for details. 084 5491752.

Saturday 1st December BMCG Meeting

Saturday 1 December. BMCG Meeting at Umbogavango, immediately after the Saturday Outing.