Pied Kingfisher

Posted on 31st October 2015 by Nick Fox

Bird Watching Birding Sibuya Game Reserve

One of the most common kingfishers in the world, occurring in the middle east, southern Asia to China, Egypt and Africa south of the Sahel. In southern Africa, it is common in many areas, including South Africa, northern Botswana and Zimbabwe. It can live at any water body, as long as there are small fish, such as streams, rivers, lakes, temporary pans, estuaries, temporarily flooded areas and rocky coasts. Read More »

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 »

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