Category Archives: birds

Whale watching in Hermanus

Hermanus is situated on the Western Cape and is famous for its whale watching, both from the cliff tops or from a boat. After doing a bit of research we choose the company Southern Right Charters┬áto go out with. Leaving … Continue reading

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Boulders Beach, South Africa

Boulders Beach is an sheltered beach on the Cape Peninsula which is home to a large colony of African Penguins. It is surrounded by massive granite boulders which gives it the name Boulders Beach. The Boulders Beach penguins started from … Continue reading

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Cape Town – South Africa

Up on Cape Point a troop of Chacma Baboons mingle amongst the tourists. Dodging in and out of the cars and coaches on the look out for food. As groups of visitors enjoyed the sights, struggled against the wind and … Continue reading

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Little owl

Over the last six months I have been on the trail for Little Owls. At the beginning of the year I heard a call that I had heard regularly from a distance but this time it was much closer. After … Continue reading

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Guest blog from Norfolk

Thanks to my Nan for writing about her recent visit to Norfolk After our recent camping trip to the Norfolk Broads Alex has once again asked us to do a guest blog. This trip during the June heatwave gave us … Continue reading

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Swallows

Each summer Swallows arrive and nest in the barn near my garden. Once the young have fledged, the wire that runs over my garden becomes their favourite place to rest. All we can hear through the open windows is their … Continue reading

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Day 29 – Garden birds

Not much time after school today to spend on wildlife so my Random Act of Wildness was to watch the birds in my garden. The Pigeons are now sitting on their third nest, after abandoning the first not long after … Continue reading

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