Shunka-en Bonsai Museum

Valavanis Bonsai Blog This original post was sent while I was 39,000 feet above the Pacific flying home. Apparently there was a glitch and most of the posts were missing images. Hopefully this one will work correctly as I’m on the ground in the good old USA. Kunio Kobayashi’s Shunka-en Bonsai Museum is one of the highlights of each of our tours and my private … Continue reading Shunka-en Bonsai Museum

Good and bad news from Crane Count

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? By Lee Burman The latest Crane Count near Hermanus seems to indicate an increase in the number of Steppe Buzzards and Spur-winged Geese. That is the good news. But the number of Blue Cranes seems to be in decline. That is the bad news. The twice-yearly Crane Count, a project of the Animal Demography Unit of the University of… Continue reading Good and bad news from Crane Count