Kruger Part I – Wakkerstroom

BirdLife Port Natal Kruger Part I Wakkerstroom Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 11 to 12 November 2018 Wakkerstroom Cathedral Yes I know – Wakkerstroom is nowhere near the Kruger National Park. But we wanted a stay over to break the journey from Howick to Malelane. We drove over 300 kms in just under 4 hours and we had a further 380 to Malelane so … Continue reading Kruger Part I – Wakkerstroom

Springside Nature Reserve

BirdLife Port Natal Outing to Springside Nature ReserveSaturday 1st December, 2018 Report by Terry Walls The Springside Nature Reserve, proclaimed in 1948, is situated in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal. It conserves 21 ha of forest, grassland and wetland, and is managed by the eThekwini municipality and Hillcrest Conservancy. It was developed jointly by the Wildlife Society and the Hillcrest town board. (Wikipedia) In Springside Nature Reserve you … Continue reading Springside Nature Reserve

Kruger Part 2 – Malelane Campsite

BirdLife Port Natal Kruger Part 2 Malelane Camp Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 12 to 14 November 2018 Malelane campsite The drive from Wakkerstroom was quite scenic, especially going through Barbeton. After an early start we arrived at the Kruger Park Malelane gate at midday. It was a pleasant surprise that we were able to check in at the gate for the campsite and … Continue reading Kruger Part 2 – Malelane Campsite

Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

BirdLife Port Natal Please find attached (Click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, Lehlwa and Mollie and our Cape Vultures; Bennie and N207, for the past week. News of Inkosi is that sofar the autopsy has not revealed any obvious signs of death. Poisoning is suspected but we await the test results. A team of Bearded Vulture Task Force members spent some … Continue reading Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks