Tag: birds



A 765-hectare wildlife estate nestled in the heart of the Lowveld just outside of White River, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is a haven to animals, birds, and natural bushveld. Of all the benefits of living at Likweti Estate, there is one true gem – birding. ... Read More
May 18, 2020admin
Half Collared Kingfisher


Likweti Estate's birding list is growing rapidly and has just fewer than 200 species positively identified to date. According to bird expert Peter Lawson the following five special additions are well worth looking out for. Gorgeous Bush-shrike With its unmistakable crimson throat this species, formally known as Telophorus viridis, rates as one ... Read More
March 3, 2015admin
Celebrate New Life


With spring on our doorstep the natural beauty of Likweti is ready to explode in all its splendour. As many of the hundreds of tree species are starting to show signs of new growth, so too is this exciting new phase of Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate ready to ... Read More
September 5, 2014admin
Likweti View


17 August 2014 Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is an excellent buy because of its location. Situated between the triangle of Mbombela White River, and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, it is on the doorstep of the new private Kiaat Hospital currently under ... Read More
August 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw



Late Migrants at Likweti

By April most migrant birds have left South Africa to spend their summer in warmer climates, but this year a number of species appear to be delaying their departure for reasons unknown to us. Around 7 April at Likweti there were still large numbers of European Bee-eaters and Barn Swallows....... also a ... Read More
April 23, 2014Megan Earnshaw


This just in from Peter Lawson  .... "Cisticolas are a large family of little brown jobs (LBJs), difficult to identify for some people and thus not very popular. I feel different about them though and they are my favourite group ... Read More
December 4, 2013Megan Earnshaw



Putting our birds on the map!

We're proud to announce that renowned expert Peter Lawson has been appointed at Likweti to start our bird count verification. Says Peter – "I visited Likweti on 10 November 2013 and listed 97 bird species. It is a fabulous birding ... Read More
November 22, 2013Megan Earnshaw