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Spring Flowers, Who Can Resist?

In Out & About On 11 September 2013 0 Comments

Flowers, flowers everywhere. Carpets of them as far as the eye can see. Spring is here at last. A visit to any of the West Coast areas is… Read More »

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SAPO Issues A SA Bird Series: Flight of the African Fish Eagle

In Philately On 13 June 2013 0 Comments

The flight of the African Fish Eagle, releasing 14th June 2013, (Haliaeetus vocifer) miniature sheet for the first time in South Africa shows a moving image on stamps… Read More »

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Sunbirds and Sugarbirds of the Western Cape

In Wildlife On 15 April 2013 0 Comments

Southern Double-Collared Sunbird These little birds can easily be called the gems of the Western Cape with their bright jewel-like colours and long curved beaks. At present they… Read More »

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Harold Porter Botanical Gardens

In Out & About On 1 April 2013 0 Comments

The Harold Porter Botanical Gardens is situated in Betty’s Bay in the Western Cape. Originally named Shangri-La Nature reserve, when it was later taken over by the National… Read More »

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Fish dying in the Milnerton Lagoon

In Wildlife On 18 March 2013 2 Comments

After hearing through Twitter that fish were dying in the Milnerton Lagoon, we decided to go have a look for ourselves and this is what we found. Some… Read More »

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The Wonder Of The World Of Birds

In Wildlife On 15 January 2013 0 Comments

The World Of Birds, is situated in Hout Bay in Cape Town, it boasts as being the biggest bird sanctuary in Africa. The wildlife sanctuary comprises of 3000… Read More »

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South African Sasol eBird App for iPhone,Blackberry and Android

In Technology On 26 October 2012 0 Comments

Sasol Birds of South Africa has had a huge success with their printed book and riding on the popularity of birding and sales of their book they have… Read More »

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Birding big day

In Interesting Things On 19 October 2012 0 Comments

BirdLife South Africa will be having their annual recording of birds event. This is done to increase awareness of the birds in your area, a countrywide count of… Read More »

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Spring Wild Flowers at the West Coast National Park

In Out & About On 19 August 2012 0 Comments

Tucked away in a corner of the West Coast National Park is an area called Postberg. Postberg is only opened in August and September of each year. It… Read More »

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Intaka Island Bird Sanctuary

In Out & About On 26 February 2012 0 Comments

Intaka Island (Intaka meaning bird in isiXhosa), is one of those best kept secrets that one discovers by accident. It is located within Century City in Cape Town,… Read More »

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West Coast National Park

In Out & About On 9 December 2011 0 Comments

West Coast National Park is known mainly for the spring flowers that carpet the entire area like a blanket. What is not so well publicised is the wild… Read More »

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Kruger National Park – you have to go

In Out & About On 6 September 2011 0 Comments

Kruger National park spans almost 2 million hectares of land spread out over 20 000 kilometers from the North to the South. It is home to the big… Read More »

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Southern Red Bishop

In Wildlife On 9 August 2011 1 Comment

I have a new visitor to our bird feeder, a Red Bishop, he is a first time visitor and I was really amazed to see him here as… Read More »