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Birds Through A Window

Our garden avifauna in Nelspruit is pretty good to say the least. Since moving here in 1993, we’ve recorded 101 bird species at ‘Turaco Wood’ which is the name we’ve given to our unkempt, natural ‘garden’ in the suburbs bordering … Continue reading

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Glorious Gorgeous

Birds that live in dense cover tend to have strong voices. They have to. How else would they let their neighbours know where they are, and how else to attract and keep a mate? The aptly-named Gorgeous Bushshrike inhabits tangled … Continue reading

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Scarlet Splendour

Spring in the South African Lowveld is rather different to that experienced in England and other temperate parts of the northern hemisphere. There, it is a sort of gentle awakening of dew-drenched mornings, pretty flowering bulbs and budding branches, all … Continue reading

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