Oribi Gorge weekend away

BirdLife eThekwini KZN

Report by Cheryl Bevan

23rd – 25th March.

We left for Oribi on Thursday in pouring rain and we looked like drowned rats once we had set up camp in the rain.

The rain never stopped until Saturday morning. John and I were the only ones camping.

On Saturday morning we were joined by the Bartlett family and the Risi family- we set off to meet Andy for the Vulture hide at 8:30am.

Hooray sunshine at last.

What an experience, as we approached the hide we had an amazing view of vultures flying overhead. There are about 250 roosting vultures that stay on the cliffs of the Gorge.

Cape Vulture – Elton Bartlett

We then walked down to the cliff edge where they were flying overhead and sitting on the cliff edges, this went on for about 45 minutes – we had spectacular close up views.

Cape Vulture – Elton…

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