Sunday 19th July 2020
Sally has been keeping her eye on places we could visit close by to do some birding. Mount Park caught her eye as a place of indigenous mistbelt forest, climbing up the Inhlosane Mountain between Dargle and Boston, KZN. It is on the district road 132. There are kilometres of trails through the forest following streams up to the peak. Day visitors are welcome there. Do contact to advise you are coming. Tel: 033 234 4601.
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Sunday 5th July 2020
On impulse, Sally and I decided to visit Weenen Nature Reserve which was open for day visitors.
We arrived at 07h30 – an hour and a half hour drive from home.
After checking in and doing all the Covid-19 paperwork we headed into the reserve. Almost immediately we saw three special species all together. A common Quail, Chestnut-rumped Warbler (aka Tit-Babbler) and a Fiscal Flycatcher. The latter turned up everywhere we went during the day. Of course as we watched them along came two vehicles and we had to move off. Typical.
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25th June 2020
Sally’s physiotherapist suggested that we visit Twin Falls to do some birding which has indigenous forest – a farm a few kilometres past Karkloof Conservancy near Howick, KZN.
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