Open day at the Bird Sanctuary in Bryanston every first Sunday of the month

Wondering what to do during the weekend? You are invited to come to the Cumberland Bird Sanctuary to enjoy a picnic and relaxing day in the sun. This Sunday, 5 May is open day at the Sanctuary. Gates open from 08:30 – 16:30.

CBS_Entrance_2The Cumberland Bird Sanctuary is approximately 5.2 hectares in size and is a “Protected Area” with the entrance situated on Cumberland Avenue in Bryanston, between Angus Rd and Moray Drive. Although it is in the middle of the suburb, in a built up area, there are an abundance of birds with 82 species currently on the Birdlist. There is a bird hide overlooking a small dam. Paths have been laid out and there are some picnic tables and benches. It is a peaceful haven where the whole family can enjoy a walk or picnic. No fires are allowed and in the interest of the bird life, no dogs are allowed.

The park is open to the public on the 1st Sunday of every month.

Please contact Amanda for enquiries at 082 903 9848.

Special thanks go to the following people:

Thank you very much to all of the residents who made donations towards the new banner and painting project.

Riaz Moola from RICASHA BUILD CENTRE who sponsored 60 litres of paint.

Dieter from JACKS PAINTS at Bryanpark for sponsoring paint brushes, rollers and trays.

John Grainger from SOHO DESIGN who sponsored a new banner

Kovelin Naidoo, Patrick Tripp, Terry Bousen, John Barsby and Judith Pollock for their cash donations.

Frank Barnes from TYCOM for his generous donation and commitment to assist with ongoing projects to improve the CBS.

The dam at the Cumberland Bird Sanctuary.

The dam at the Cumberland Bird Sanctuary.

The bridge at the Cumberland Bird Sanctuary.

The bridge at the Cumberland Bird Sanctuary.

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