We are sharing the "Birds in Reserves" project booklet to further assist the volunteers (and all readers) to gain insights into our many species of indigenous birds.
Posts tagged “Birdlife”
Kariega is home to approximately 280 species of birds. We were particularly excited to see a new resident this week
Michael Price is a top photographer who recently spent time at Kariega Game Reserve with ranger and expert wildlife photographer Jacques Matthysen.
by local conservationist, Bart Logie
I was sitting in the sun leafing through old maps trying to establish the historical distribution of elephants when my attention was drawn to the happy tap, tap, tapping of an olive woodpecker. To hear a woodpecker tapping at four or five strokes to the second, is one thing, but to see the bird is another.
This great shot was taken by our talented ranger Brendon Jennings, originally appearing on the Kariega Game Reserve Facebook page with the following caption:
The Cape Robin was for many years always the first to greet the dawn in our garden. Then quite recently a pair of Hadedas took up residence in a nearby coral tree, and we are now very often woken by their strident calls first thing in the morning....
Well folks can you believe it is the end of April and we are well on our way to what seems to be a cold, windy and wet winter.
This beautiful wild flower was spotted all over the reserve in March, and has now been identified as Cyrtanthus...
Despite their proximity - they have set up home within ten metres of our living-room windows - and their at times anti-social behaviour - they are given to littering, and in the early hours of the morning to calling to one another at the tops of...