Tag: birds at Likweti

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
Greater Honeyguide by Jacques de Villiers

16

Jun2015
The Greater Honeyguide was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in June, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares some interesting information about this beautiful bird.  The male bird is distinctive with a pink bill, white cheek and black throat. The female is less distinctive. What ... Read More
June 16, 2015admin