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 »



Flowers

Posted on 27th May 2013 by Carol Fox

Cape Honeysuckle Flora Plumbago

During February, March and April, SIBUYA has been alive with a stunning variety of butterflies flitting about doing “butterfly business”. Banks of sky-blue PLUMBAGO (Plumbago auriculata) and bright vermillion CAPE HONEYSUCKLE (Tecoma capensis) providing nectar for the butterflies and delighting the eye. Read More »


Autumn

Posted on 26th May 2013 by Nick Fox

African Safari Big 5 Sibuya Game Reserve

Autumn seems to have crept up on us earlier than usual this year! Instead of hot humid nights, the evenings are thankfully definitely a little cooler but daytime temperatures remain high...in the upper 20s, 30s and even in the scorching 40s in the bush on the odd days. Read More »


Sibuya supports local charities

Posted on 15th May 2013 by Nick Fox

Sibuya Game Reserve

On behalf of the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club and the Mad Hatter Committee 2013, I take this opportunity to thank you and your company for your most generous support of this annual event, without which it would not have been the success that it was. Read More »


Fur

Posted on 26th April 2013 by Carol Fox

African Safari Elephant Fauna

As usual at this time of the year, the IMPALA (Aepyceros melampus) lambs are bringing joyful smiles to our faces as they gambol playfully and peer inquisitively at us as we pass by. Read More »


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