The Epic, Part 4 – Bonamanzi to Hazyview


We were sad to leave Bonamanzi, as it had the potential for at least a day or two more, but time was marching on and we still had a lot of ground to cover, so we set off for Wakkerstroom.  This is a well-known birding spot on the Highveld and is best know for its Larks and Pipits.  We checked into the well appointed Wetlands Lodge, which caters mainly for birders and were pleased with our accommodation in The Sheds, their self catering section.

Larks being as enigmatic as they are meant that we needed a guide, so we engaged the services of Michael for a morning and we certainly needed him!  Our first foray took us in search of Yellow-breasted Pipits and we were pleased when we found one, after quite a long search.  We also saw Blue Korhaan, as well as White-bellied Korhaan, and managed to see a…

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