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Pigeon Valley

Report by Sandi du Preez 20 June 2018 It was a very overcast and gloomy day which often made it difficult to see  a bird’s features. After scanning the area around the notice board to look for the Spotted Ground … Continue reading

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Pigeon Valley Outing

Report by Terry Walls 2 June 2018   The morning greeted us with misty rain, which thankfully cleared up shortly before we arrived for the outing. ​Features of the reserve include: A natural heritage site which has original coastal climax … Continue reading

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Outing to Pigeon Valley

Wednesday 14 June Report bu Sandi du Preez Six birders met outside the reservoir area on a a gloomy,cloudy morning. Crispin Hemson very kindly agreed to lead the outing, and as usual we really appreciated his extensive knowledge of the … Continue reading

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Pigeon Valley Outing

Pigeon Valley 22 JUNE 2016 Report by Sandi du Preez It was overcast and gloomy which was not conducive to good birding, and at first many of the birds were just silhouettes. Unfortunately, Crispin was in Mkhuze so he could … Continue reading

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Pigeon Valley Outing

Report by Elena Russell We had a very good turnout for Saturday’s outing to Pigeon Valley – always with the expectation of sightings of the Spotted Ground Thrush and we were not disappointed. We had also heard about the exposed … Continue reading

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Pigeon Valley

Sally and I popped in to Pigeon Valley for an hour midday today. Here are some of the photos taken. Paul Bartho  

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Pigeon Valley

Saturday 6 June 2015 with Elena Russell. A good Winter’s morning birding at Pigeon Valley on Saturday 6 June – there were 20 members and non-members plus a few late-comers and our bird count was 59. We started off by … Continue reading

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Pigeon Valley – Wed 16 July

We are sparkling here currently in Pigeon Valley NR.  People are coming to see the Buff-spotted Flufftails, which are very obliging while conditions are so dry.  While at the spot most likely to see them, I have also had great … Continue reading

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Saturday outing at Pigeon Valley 3 May 2014

For the record we had a good turnout +25 members & visitors and the bird count was +53. Crispin Hemson joined us a little later and at the end when we were having tea and only a couple of people … Continue reading

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Pigeon Valley

Crispin Hemson leads a short morning walk on the 2nd Saturday every month at Pigeon Valley. He has a Friends of Pigeon Valley Facebook page and a mailing list. You can contact him by email to confirm his outing at email:  hemsonc@gmail.com. This … Continue reading

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Spotted Ground-Thrushes in Pigeon Valley

Spotted Ground-Thrushes in Pigeon Valley Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:46 am (PDT) . This year the first SGT was seen on  22nd March, very early.  This morning I saw two, one of which hopped enthusiastically towards me, at the top of the main … Continue reading

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Report back:- Outing to Pigeon Valley on Wed. 7 Aug

Report back:-  Outing to Pigeon Valley on Wed. 7 Aug 3 ladies joined me for the outing. We had glorious, windless weather which was very conducive to good birding. Although we did not see the spotted ground thrush, we had some nice … Continue reading

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Update from Pigeon Valley in Glenwood, Durban

Update from Pigeon Valley in Glenwood, Durban   Thu Jun 6, 2013 10:44 pm (PDT) . Posted by: “Crispin Hemson”  Winter birding is hotting up; our first Fiscal Flycatcher on record came last year, and there are currently five at the reservoir area. … Continue reading

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Saturday Outing Pigeon Valley Reportback.

Saturday Outing Pigeon Valley Reportback. Pigeon Valley did not disappoint – the Spotted Ground-Thrush was seen by everybody!! The weather was great and we had a good turnout – about 20 of us including a few non members (our newspaper … Continue reading

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BMCG Meeting Saturday June 8

Saturday 8 June. BMCG Meeting 14h00 at Pigeon Valley.

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