BirdLife Port Natal

Outing to Paradise Valley

Wednesday 12 December Report by Sandi du Preez. Only 5 birders attended,  as I accidentally planned this outing on the same day as a Springside outing. It was very hot and birds were scarce and not calling, probably… Read More

Paradise Valley Outing

Report by Lesley Frescura Wednesday 18 October The morning dawned with the promise of a beautiful day, and at 07.30 five intrepid birders – John, Sandi, Rani, Ros and Lesley met in the car park and made their… Read More


Report by Sandi du Preez It was raining on arrival and I had already received some messages from members who decided not to attend because of the rain. But John, Ros, Elena, Kay and I thought that we… Read More

Outing to Paradise Valley NR

16 September 2015 Five birders attended the outing. Although the weather forecast was not good, we had quite a bit of sunshine. 42 species were recorded, and although the count wasn’t large, we did have some special sightings. A… Read More

Paradise Valley with Elena Russell

Saturday 4th April 2015 We had a good turnout of members and visitors about 20 in all. Unfortunately the weather was not too good, rather dull and overcast. Paradise Valley is mainly forest birding plus a rather nice… Read More


PARADISE VALLEY On Saturday 11 October 2014 Dave Bishop will be presenting a half-day course on “A Beginner’s Guide to Bird Identification”.  Dave is extremely well-known for his informative courses and outings, as well as a public speaker… Read More


PARADISE VALLEY On Saturday 17 May 2014 Dave Bishop will be presenting a half-day course on “Woodland and Grassland Birds”. At the end of the morning, you will understand the differences between the two groups, be able to recognize and separate… Read More

BIRD COURSE 18 MAY 2013 -Forest vs Woodland Birds

Dear all, Last call for Dave Bishop’s course this coming Saturday. BIRD COURSE 18 MAY 2013 PARADISE VALLEY On Saturday 18 May 2013 Dave Bishop will be presenting a half-day course on “Forest vs Woodland Birds”. Dave is extremely… Read More

Paradise Valley with Sandi du Preez

Wednesday 13 February. Paradise Valley with Sandi du Preez.  Meet at 07h30. Contact Sandi: Home – 031-7014839 Cell – 0733324431. We can beat the heat by walking through the forest next to the Umbilo River and looking out… Read More