One of the advantages of living on the shores of Hartbeespoort Dam, apart from the joy of the natural beauty, is the ease of access to the water for resident boating enthusiasts.
by Marlene McKay
The Namaqua Sandgrouse (Kelkiewyn) Pterocles namaqua is is the only sandgrouse in the region with a long, wedge shaped tail, with diagnostic central rectrices pointed. The head, mantle and breast of the adult male yellowish olive, yellower on throat and forehead. Sports a double breast band of white and deep maroon, belly dark brown, wing…
Die inwoners van Madibeng skuld die bankrot munisipaliteit meer as R1 biljoen in uitstaande belastingrekeninge.
The intent of Eskom to cut electricity to several municipalities that it supplies, including Madibeng, threatens the livelihood of many residents of the area.
This species is characterised by the combination of the large size and hawk-like appearance, especially in flight, along with the dark colouration.
Deesdae hoor mens al hoe minder van mense se Nuwejaarsvoornemens, want ek dink almal het al besef dat dit tot niks kom nie: maer word, minder rook, meer water drink, minder vloek, meer oefen, minder eet.
This Latin saying, meaning: where are you going? may well be translated to: where are we going, Madibeng?
The Yellow-bellied Greenbul is a large, chunky greenbul with olive-brown upperparts, slightly browner on the crown, yellow-washed underparts and a diagnostic white crescent above its eye.
Last week the sighting of a Yellow-bellied Greenbul pair in the Schoemansville area of Hartbeespoort ruffled quite a few feathers in the birding community.
This is a small-sized starling, but differs from all other small glossy starlings by its dimorphic plumage colouration of the sexes.