A diary of a retired South African Water Ranger.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Otter, Mongoose activity at Rietvlei 18-05-2009

18-May-2009 Rietvlei

We saw footprints and inlays of Otters and Water Mongoose near the South-lake hide.
This poor fellow (Otter photograph below) was killed on the freeway. This happens from time to time.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Oystercatchers at Rietvlei, Cape

18 May 2009
50-60 Black African Oystercatchers were seen on the North Shore of the North Lake.

We have never had this many Oystercatchers and Shoveler ducks in the vlei before

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Horse Trails (Plover beach) 8 April 2009


Birds eye view from the island at Rietvlei. Photogrash taken 2002