Birding at Honeywood Farm, Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve

This last weekend was spent relaxing at John and Miranda Moodie’s Honeywood Farm, which is adjacent to Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve. The area has finally had a sprinkling of rain so it was back to its lush, green self. Not too much time was spent behind the camera or bins, but birds are difficult to avoid […]

Leucistic Speckled Mousebird at Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve

While birding at Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve on Saturday I was surprised to bump into an albino Speckled Mousebird. The bird was seen close to the reserve office – see map below – and was very obvious amongst its grey team mates.

It wasn’t particularly obliging, but you get the idea from the […]