BIRDLIFE OVERBERG - ORGANISED EVENTS FOR THE NEXT YEAR AT A GLANCE
Happening from the 19th August 2017 to 16th January 2018
BIRDLIFE OVERBERG EVENTS FOR 2017 – PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE
# MONTHLY TALK: Monday 14 August: Some fascinating new stories from the wonderful world of birds by Mark Anderson, the CEO of BirdLife South Africa.CATERING: Elsabe Ketteringham & Aletta Robertson.
# WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Saturday 19 August: Overberg Big Bird Count for winter - similar to the event held in May
# WEEKDAY MORNING OUTING: Thursday 24 August - Vermont, Onrus & the Swartrivier road
# FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT THE FERNKLOOF NATURE RESERVE, HERMANUS: 26 & 27 August - Contact Elaine at firstname.lastname@example.org or 082 455 8402 to register and assist us to sign up new members
# 2 and 3 September – A weekend workshop on the state of the Overberg's Estuaries and Coastline
# WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Saturday 9 September - Morning outing to Fernkloof Nature Reserve (we ask Billy Robertson to do botanical guiding when the Proteas, etc are blooming)
# MONTHLY TALK: Monday 11 September: Celebrating birding at some of South Africa's top birding destinations, with some special birding experiences by Anton Odendal. CATERING: Colleen Naude & Wilmine van Heerden.
# FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT STELLENBOSCH: 15 & 16 September. Contact Elaine at email@example.com or 082 455 8402 to register.
# WEEKDAY MORNING OUTING: Thursday 28 September - Eagle Encounters at Spier, Stellenbosch
# WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Thursday 5 or Saturday 7 October - Morning outing to Teslaarsdal to observe wetland rehabilitation work. Decision on date to be taken later.
# FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT INTAKA ISLAND, CENTURY CITY, CAPE TOWN: 7 & 8 October. Contact Elaine at firstname.lastname@example.org or 082 455 8402 to register
# MONTHLY TALK: Monday 9 October – Duncan Butchart will focus on the Woodpeckers of Southern Africa. CATERING: Paula Combrink & Estelle Neething.
# THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER: Morning outing to the De Mond Nature Reserve
# WESTERN CAPE BIRDING FORUM MEETING: Saturday 14 October
# WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Saturday 28 October - Outing to Witkrans, Uilenkraals Estuary & the Danger Point Peninsula
# WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Saturday 4 November - Morning outing to the Elgin open gardens event and Jessie Walton's dams or the BERGSIG outing was hugely successful – do we want to repeat it?
# FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT SEDGEFIELD: 10 & 11 November. Contact Elaine at email@example.com or 082 455 8402 to register
# Saturday 18 November - Morning outing in our region with the Somerset West Bird Club
# Saturday 18 November – Year-end function. CATERING: Braai by Frank Spratt and team.
# 25 November: BLSA's Birding Big Day: To include the Overberg Bird Bird Count, similar to those held in May & August.
# Saturday 2 December: Morning outing to the Napier district
# MONTHLY TALK: Monday 16 January - Birding in the KGALAGADI TRANSFRONTIER PARK and parts of SOUTHERN NAMIBIA by Carin Malan.