European honey buzzard at the Vaal Dam!

Posted on Fri March 15, 2013 in Birding in Vaal Marina.

Birders, when was the last time you spotted an European honey buzzard? One was recently reported at the Vaal Dam!
At Vaalnest Boutique Hotel at Vaal Marina at the Vaal Dam we often enjoy the company of other birdwatching enthusiasts. The birding route at tha Vaal Dam and our tranquil garden offers the perfect environment for birders who wants to break away to the Vaal Dam.
Like fisherman who love sharing stories abouth the big one that got away, birders love to share the “rare bird” they spotted.
SA Rare Bird News reported that the European Honey Buzzard was spotted at thet Vaal Dam on Sunday, 10 February (Gauteng).
The European Honey Buzzard was also reported:
*over Wynberg Hill (Western Cape).
*at Pietersburg Golf Club (Limpopo).
*along the 7th fairway at Simbithi Golf Course in Ballito (KZN).
*over Hyde Park High School (Gauteng).
*on a farm just outside Kenton-on-sea c (Eastern Cape).
- At least 5 different individual European Honey Buzzards were reported from Phinda Private Game Reserve over the last few days (KZN).