Gauteng Birding

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Yellow-Billed Duck by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
When traveling, I often get stuck with a couple of hours to spend between connecting flights and would much rather spend this time constructively carrying out some good local birding than being trapped in a boring departure lounge. Fortunately, Johannesburg provides such an opportunity with the Rietvlei Nature Reserve being situated just half an hour’s drive from the international...
red-knobbed coots fighting by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
“Eish you are VERY early,” the security guard at the entrance gate to Marievale Bird Sanctuary said while having a huge stretch and stifling a yawn after he had stood up from an extremely rickety looking plastic chair that was half hidden in the shadows of his security hut. He was not far off the mark, as only the...
african wattled lapwing by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Gauteng is the undisputed heavy weight champion of South Africa when it comes to the economic driving force of the country and this brings with it a fast paced lifestyle - which has me as a small town “dorpenaar” cringing in the corner and looking for slower and more peaceful spots. Fortunately, one does not have to look far...
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