Vermont Pan Outing

Hermanus Bird Club

Notwithstanding quite chilly weather, 20 members of our Club enjoyed a very pleasant and rewarding walk around Vermont Pan this morning. Our first post-lockdown Club activity! At least the rain and the predicted strong winds held off. The Pan is now quite full, so there was a good assortment of birds present. Both Greater and Lesser Flamingos, some of them at close quarters, enabling us to study the difference between the two. Plenty of Grey and Black-headed Herons building their nests. As well as a few of the normally elusive Black-crowned Night-Herons. A scattering of ducks, and a Pied Avocet sitting on a nest. Waders were scarce, but we did pick up a few, as noted in the bird list. Also a sprinkling of bush birds around the fringes of the Pan.

Here is the list of 45 birds seen::

Apalis Bar-throated, Avocet Pied, Bou Bou Southern, Cisticola Levaillant’s, Coot…

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