Blog - Page 10

I am Quail Cottage

Posted on Sat December 15, 2018.

I AM QUAIL COTTAGE, where the Wind and the Sky meet in a 360 degree sweep across the scenic Eastern Highlands of the Free State Province.

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My Beautiful Sunday

Posted on Mon September 17, 2018.

The morning started with a young hare coming to visit, and that apricot tree in blossom looked none the worse for a fairly cold Saturday and Saturday night

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Hot work this ...

Posted on Mon July 9, 2018.

Hot work this ....!!!

Burning firebreaks and clearing old lands at Amohela ho Spitskop Country Retreat and registered Conservancy.

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The Best Birding Getaway in the Eastern Free State

Posted on Sat May 12, 2018.

These boots are made for Walking - the iconic Secretary Bird.

They are unique to Africa, and no other bird of prey looks or hunts like they do, purposefully striding across the veld in search of prey - insects,rats and mice, small birds and reptiles especially snakes, hence the name "serpentarius" With large strides they rapidly cover vast areas of grassland, when they do find something there is a flurry of excitement and activity, much stomping with wings raised and then the moment of success.

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Whoo Whoo---doesn't love Owls ??

Posted on Tue April 24, 2018.

A wise old owl sat on an oak
The more he saw the less he spoke
The less he spoke the more he heard
Why aren't we like that wise old bird ?

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