Category: Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate

Pro Life Pet Rescue Rehabilitation & Adoption Agency

10

Jun2017
Looking for things to do in the Lowveld with your family? At Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, we're all about family. Here's a few our suggestions: 1. A Day in the Sun Riverside Park not only offers some of the best shopping and dining destinations but is also home to the amazing Mafunyane ... Read More
June 10, 2017admin
African-Pygmy-Kingfisher

15

Jan2016
A beautiful African Pygmy-Kingfisher recently visited Likweti Lodge when he accidentally flew into a window. Jaco Hattingh of Likweti Lodge was lucky enough to spot the little bird in need and was able to rescue him from his dizzy flight. Just a few minutes later, the small ... Read More
January 15, 2016admin
Eastern-Nicator-Heinrich-Hu

26

Dec2015
Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his most recent, very exciting bird watching experience with us. Shortly after sunrise on a beautiful December morning I was listing birds while parked on a ridge in the south of the estate. The view before me was absolutely stunning with well-wooded ... Read More
December 26, 2015admin
Osprey

23

Oct2015
Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his most recent, very exciting bird watching experience with us. I was at the entrance gate shortly after 06:00 on Wednesday 21st October. My plan was to update the Likweti bird list and of course I had to have a compulsory mug ... Read More
October 23, 2015admin
Mocking Cliff Chat

21

Sep2015
Likweti Lodge has a very confiding  pair of Mocking Cliff-Chats (Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris)  that have taken up residence. As the name implies, these birds normally have their home on cliffs, often nesting in caves. Man has assisted here as the pair assume that the lodge buildings are cliffs and ... Read More
September 21, 2015admin
Scaly Throated Honeyguide

21

Sep2015
A Scaly-throated Honeyguide was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in September, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his sighting experience with us. Likweti Estate is always full of surprises and I would not expect anything new at this stage of the game, but ... Read More
September 21, 2015admin
Orange-breasted Waxbill.

17

Aug2015
An Orange-breasted Waxbill was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in August, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his sighting experience with us. Small and Precious Early on an August morning I was listing birds on fabulous Likweti whilst parked next ... Read More
August 17, 2015admin
Save Water

13

Aug2015
South Africa is facing a water crisis. Already a water poor country, by 2025 demand for water is set to outstrip supply. With South African’s becoming more environmentally aware and open to green technology, could a ‘Water Revolution’ save South Africa from an impending drought?... Read More
August 13, 2015admin
Likweti Bushveld Estate

03

Aug2015
As the sun goes down and the antelope retreat into the bush, a new cast of characters claim Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate as their own. They are more elusive than their daytime counterparts, sticking to the shadows and keeping to themselves. Those who live at Likweti Bushveld Farm ... Read More
August 3, 2015admin
Wild Jasmine

14

Jul2015
With over 24,000 species of indigenous plants in South Africa, the big question is why would anyone plant an exotic? Yet people have and many still do, which is why some of South Africa’s most exquisite indigenous plants are being pushed to the brink of extinction. Being out ... Read More
July 14, 2015admin