Tag: birds

NATURE ASSOCIATION: BIRD WALK

It was cold and just a little damp last Saturday for our bird walk, conditions which probably discouraged many residents from coming along. There were 4 of us for the walk plus Andre and we were soon on our way to the Sawgrass Dams. Here we spotted a malachite...

SEEN ON THE ESTATE …

Earlier this month a resident saw a half-collared kingfisher on the Estate.  He has been birding on the Estate for 21 years and saw this bird for the first time at the Sawgrass Dam!  The sighting of this bird has even taken our most ardent Nature Association birders by...

PHOTO OF THE WEEK 27 JANUARY 2017

The Photo of the Week was taken by John Hillidge!  Congratulations!  Hadedas, also known as Hadeda Ibis are found all over South Africa and have a loud and distinctive call which is heard when the birds are flying, are startled or when they communicate with each other.  They eat...