Birding in the Garden Route

In the heart of the Garden Route nestled between Knysna and Wilderness, a series of five coastal lakes are strung out between two parallel fynbos shrouded fossil dunes. Straddling the village of Sedgefield, the coastal lakes extend along an East / West axis wedged between the Outeniqua Mountains to the north and the Indian Ocean to the south. With a diversity of habitat varying from … Continue reading Birding in the Garden Route

A Forest with Latitude, diversity in the Garden Route

It is recorded that Amazonian Indians have the capability to distinguish between 64 shades of green, a necessary ability when the ambient tone of their environment is made up by this colour. By comparison, the average westerner can distinguish a mere 16 shades of green. Living in this gem of the Garden Route we have the luxury of no less than 139 indigenous species of … Continue reading A Forest with Latitude, diversity in the Garden Route