Tag: birds

Likweti-wildlife-residential-estate-bird-walk2

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Apr2021
It was a stunning Lowveld morning as the sun rose over the plains of Likweti with Zebra and Wildebeest standing majestically in the background. With a start like this we were confident that we would have a beautiful morning of birding at Likweti wildlife residential estate between Nelspruit and White ... Read More
April 30, 2021admin
Likweti-wildlife-residential-estate-Earth-Day2021

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Apr2021
This year’s theme for earth day is “Restore our earth” so we thought of giving you some practical ideas how you can restore our earth. 1. Reduce, reuse, recycle Every single product we buy has an environmental footprint and by putting more thought into what ... Read More
April 22, 2021admin
Likweti-small-five-elephant-shrew

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Nov2020
Most of us are familiar with Africa’s Big 5, but are you familiar with the Small five? These little animals might be smaller in size when compared to the Big 5, but they are equally captivating. If you know the Big 5 well, it will be easy for you to remember ... Read More
November 19, 2020admin
Birding-at-Likweti

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May2020
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

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Mar2015
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

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Sep2014
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

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Aug2014
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
Violet-backed-Starlings

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Apr2014

Late Migrants at Likweti

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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

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Dec2013
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
Kingfisher

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Nov2013

Putting our birds on the map!

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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