Starting in the Western Cape, the RED-NECKED PHALAROPE was still present at Kliphoek Salt Pans on Kuifkopvisvanger farm in Velddrif on Saturday while a BLACK-CHESTED SNAKE EAGLE was seen along the R27 near the Silverstroomstrand turn-off on Tuesday. Other lingerers included the GREEN-BACKED HERON still around Texel Close in Marina da Gama on Friday, the GOLIATH HERON still at Distell Dam in Stellenbosch on Sunday, another GOLIATH HERON seen again at a farm dam east … Continue reading SA Rare Bird News Report – 17 September 2020
Published by Kirsten Jacobs on September 11, 2020 44911 They’ve probably appeared on every marketing campaign about Cape Town for decades, provided a backdrop to countless photographs and are such a colourful part of local beach life, that it’s inconceivable to imagine them not being there. Red, yellow, green and blue — the iconic, photogenic Beach Huts on Muizenberg Beach are hurting. Just as 2020 has been a difficult … Continue reading Social media initiative started to save Muizenberg beach huts
This is a voluntary working relationship with the City of Cape Town and the Cape Bird Club. Spring has arrived at Zandvlei and there is lots on the go. Down at the “bends” between Thesens bridge and the No.2 corner, dredging of the estuary is taking place. This is long over due and is part of the long term maintenance of the estuary. Also to … Continue reading Hacking Team at Zandvlei Nature Reserve – September 2020.