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The ancient vlei flows on, out to the sea; burgeoning with tiny fish which are eaten by pied kingfishers, reed beds humming and burbling with egrets, herons and ibises, the sky overhead full of avian traffic; cormorants, spur winged geese and hunting raptors, the shrubs filled with Cape weavers and bulbuls. The nesting boxes under […]

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News from the Vlei 37 (September ’08)

Published on September 22, 2008 by in Fauna, Flora, News, Wildflowers

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News from the Vlei 37 (September ’08)

June; a glorious month of rain and sunshine, thunder and lightning, green landscape and birdsong. Early some mornings a delicate scent of green peppers and in the evenings the scented thorn sweetened our ambles along the edge of the vlei. Going up a kloof one afternoon we sprang a pair of spotted eagle owls who […]

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