Birding on Sibuya

Posted on 31st March 2014 by Nick Fox

Bird Watching Birding Sibuya Game Reserve

There are many magnificent migrants in residence at the moment. A small flock of WHITE STORKS (Ciconia ciconia) have settled on the plains at Edendale and lately have been sharing an abundant supply of grasshoppers with AMUR FALCONS (Falco amurensis) Read More »




Sightings of Interest

Posted on 24th July 2013 by Carol Fox

Barred Owl Bird Watching Scops Owl

An exciting one! A BROWN SNAKE-EAGLE (Circaetus cinereus) has been sighted recently on a regular basis by Mike, Chris and their guests while game driving Long Camp. As yet we don't have a picture to publish for you because the conditions haven't been ideal for photography lately but hopefully Chris will oblige soon! This bird, although a nomad, is way south of its usual range, so as soon as we have the visual proof, the serious "twitchers" in the area will be notified. Read More »


The KING 6

Posted on 28th June 2013 by Chris Ovens

Bird Watching Birding Kingfishers

There are 10 KINGFISHER SPECIES found in Southern Africa and 6 of these we find on our part of the estuarine system that flows right through SIBUYA GAME RESERVE. Luckily, the Kariega River is in pristine condition and therefore supports many kinds of fish and crustacean species which allows for us to have a large variety of water birds and other aquatic animals such as the CAPE CLAWLESS OTTER (Aonyx capensis). Read More »




Sibuya Birding

Posted on 30th November 2012 by Carol Fox

African Safari Bird Watching Birding

We were wondering if the good news of our excellent rains spread far and wide across the continent to the Summer Migrants, as many seem to have arrived earlier than usual this year... to feast on the proliferation of food perhaps? Read More »



Eastern Cape Birding

Posted on 7th August 2012 by Justin Fox

African Safari Bird Watching Birding

Guests at River Camp were fascinated by a unique experience... a breeding pair of Green Wood-Hoopoes (Phoeniculus purpureus) who made their nest in a hole in a dead tree stump adjacent to the Lapa deck. Guests could literally have a "bird's eye view" of the daily proceedings. Read More »


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