Zimbabwe, April & May 2012 - Kuimba Shiri Bird Park

We stayed here on 4 occasions during our stay in Zimbabwe. Gary and Elcine, the owners, are always very welcoming and we now consider Kuimba Shiri our 'home' in Zimbabwe!

The view from the bar / restaurant area of the gardens.

The campsite has recently been added to the accommodation at Kuimba Shiri and is in a lovely location overlooking the lake. Horses and a couple of zebra are often around the site.

There's a covered boma and large braai at the campsite.

This sheep is always with the group of geese!

There are owl, eagle and falcon flying displays at weekends and, often, during the week.

James, Thompson, Agai and Josh waiting to fly their birds.

Thompson explaining to the audience about his spotted eagle owl.

Josh with his fish eagle...

... catching food thrown for it in the lake.

The audience at the flying demonstration are encouraged to participate with flying the owls. I flew the spotted eagle owl and then Kevin flew the barn owl.

There are also plenty of wild birds around the gardens. We saw a family of fish eagles at the campsite most days and there were always egrets, herons, jacana and moorhens on the lake.

Early morning mist over the lake.

1. Kuimba Shiri Bird Park.

2. Zim 4x4 trip. Mana Pools, Chewore, Mkanga and Mavuradonha.

3. The Eastern Highlands - Nyanga National Park, Vumba and Chimanimani National Park.

4. Gonarezhou National Park.

5 Great Zimbabwe and Lake Mutirikwi.

6. Lake Kariba sailing regatta.

Diary (Word '97 document).

Gary's peregrine falcon -- Bella.


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