Zandvlei Trust

Village Heights Community Centre - April 2016.

 This is a working relationship with Village Heights Community Centre,
BirdLife South Africa,  City of Cape Town, Cape Bird Club
and Zandvlei Trust.

 


The Zandvlei Trust / Lotto Project sponsored the taxi fares to the False Bay Nature Reserve for
the Birdathon 2016.

The weather was perfect. The event was well attended with figures above 1700 attendening the event.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

Outside the Bird Information Centre.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

Ismail and Levi.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

Looking through the telescope on top of the Information Centre. 


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

Next our group were off to the next table, the Information Centre in the background.


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

Waiting for those slow coaches at the back.


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

At the next table where Mel Tripp had set up another telescope.


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

When we got back there were snakes to see and we could wear them too..


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

"Not too sure about all of this" he was thinking to himself.


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

The girls had a turn too.


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

and the smallest one also being introduced to snakes.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

"Look I have found a new friend."


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

Toni has his hands full of snakes.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

.....and the large python drapped around his shoulders.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

That is a pretty big snake.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

"Can you take it off me now please."


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

Everyone seems impressed that she is not scared.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

"Now it is my turn."


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

Jody has done thi before she is not scared.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

Berny having fun being scared.


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

Veronica and her living necklace.


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

Jammy not too sure about all this big snake stuff.


photographs supplied by Veronica Mentor.

Tammy has also befriended the baboon in the False Bay Nature Reserve tent.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

"Look he is friendly".


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

The large python drapped around the shoulders of the not scared guys.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

... and here is a beautiful patterned python.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

The VHCC group around the table with the knitted animals for sale.


photographs supplied by Bernadine Thomas.

Veronica and Berny just before packing up.
Berny has a flamingo in her left arm, something new to the collection. Another new item is a hippo.

We all had fun today.

                                                                                                                                         

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