Tuesday, 8 November 2011

**UPDATED** Outing report Umbumbazi Nature Reserve 6th November 2011

(Photo Andy Ruffle)

Attendees: Doug & Angie Butcher, Shellique Carby, Stanley & Asothie Gengan, Sue Hansbury, Margaret Jones, Hazel Parry, Andy Ruffle, Richard & Margaret Tyack, Ron & Elaine Whitham, Barry Willis. (14 attendees)

Southern Crowned Cranes
(Photo Doug Butcher)

Funnel Spider and web
(Photo Doug Butcher)

Zebra mare with foal
(Photo Doug Butcher)

Asclepias albans Cartwheels
(Photo Ron Whitham)

Birds recorded: Village Weaver, Spur-winged Goose, Egyptian Goose, Common Starling, Common Myna, Grey Crowned Crane, Yellow-throated Longclaw, Emerald Cuckoo, Red-eyed Dove, Dark-capped Bulbul, Cape Glossy Starling, Neddicky, Cape White-eye, Hadeda Ibis, Southern Grey-headed Sparrow, Lesser Striped-Swallow, Green Wood-hoopoe, Fork-tailed Drongo, Burchell's Coucal, Lazy Cisticola, White-rumped Swift, Olive Sunbird, Sombre Greenbul, Amethyst Sunbird, Knysna Turaco, Black-backed Puffback, Trumpeter Hornbill, Black-collared Barbet, Red-fronted Tinkerbird, Southern Boubou, Fan-tailed Widow, White-necked Raven, Red-collared Widow, Croaking Cisticola, Crowned Eagle, Red-winged Starling, Common Fiscal, Black Cuckoo, Black-headed Oriole, Green-backed Camaroptera, Square-tailed Drongo, Tambourine Dove, Dark-backed Weaver, Crowned Hornbill, African Stonechat, Yellow-billed Kite, Olive Thrush, Bar-throated Apalis, Yellow-fronted Canary, Common Waxbill, Lanner Falcon, White-bellied Sunbird, Tawny-flanked Prinia. (53 species)

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