20 Jan 2009 (Rietvlei, Cape)
- One pair of Spotted Thick-knee in the car park with almost fully grown chicks.
- Did not see the Water Thick-knee at fishing site 4
Other birds seen along the path to the hide:
- 1 Pin-tailed Whydah
- 1 Marsh Harrier
- 1 Purple Heron
- 1 Rock Kestrel
- 1 Black-shouldered Kite
- 10 Glossy ibis
- 50 Pelicans
- 200 Avocets on the pan at the hide.
- 6 Spur winged Geese
The South Lake bird-hide, when completed, will give birders a very clear view of the pelicans Spurt winged Geese and other birds.
The plan is to get the board-walk completed by March 1. (Cross fingers)
To view photographs and information of the birds mentioned, click on the bird link in the side panel or search through the encyclopedia link.