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CAUTION REGARDING BIRDING AT PAARL BIRD SANCTUARY

Posted on the 25th May 2017
Please note that the position regarding admission to the Paarl Bird Sanctuary remains as stated on several occasions previously, i.e. The sanctuary area is only open at weekends from 07h30 to ... Read more »

REPORT ON THE 100TH FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT HARTENBOS

Posted on the 23rd May 2017
On Friday and Saturday we celebrated the 100th presentation of the Flight for Birders course at Hartenbos along the beautiful Garden Route. It was decided to include some special new sections for t... Read more »

FEEDBACK ON FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT AGULHAS NATIONAL PARK

Posted on the 13th May 2017
On Thursday and Friday we presented the Flight for Birders course at the Bosheuwel environmental education facility in the beautiful and highly underrated Agulhas National Park. We decided to spons... Read more »

SENSATIONAL WESTERN OSPREY SIGHTING ALONG THE BOTRIVER ESTUARY

Posted on the 5th May 2017
Western Osprey : YE41RE41 Botriver Lagoon We popped into Rooisand Nature Reserve for some birding on Sunday morning. Knowing that there would be no water around the hide at the moment, we headed ... Read more »

WORLD PENGUIN DAY ON 25 APRIL 2017

Posted on the 24th April 2017
CELEBRATE WORLD PENGUIN DAY - 25 APRIL Cape Town, 25 April – World Penguin Day celebrates penguins wherever they are found; from the snow and ice of Antarctica to the sunshine of Africa. In... Read more »

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR ATTENDANCE OF THE FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE NOW AVAILABLE

Posted on the 24th April 2017
In recent months we found that several people are sponsoring others to participate in the Flight for Birders identification and conservation courses. Children are sponsoring parents (and visa versa... Read more »

BIRDING AT THE WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK - A MUST DO OVER THE HOLIDAY PERIOD

Posted on the 28th March 2017
The WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK (S33º 14’643” E18º 12’145”) is an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (SA 105) and a RAMSAR site. The Park includes the beach and ... Read more »

10 TOP BIRD-WATCHING DESTINATIONS IN THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN AREA

Posted on the 28th March 2017
Where does one go bird-watching in the Cape Town area during the Easter holiday period? Find details of all the top bird-watching destinations in the Cape Town area at this link:  http://w... Read more »

TOP 10 BIRD-WATCHING DESTINATIONS IN THE GREATER PLETTENBERG BAY REGION

Posted on the 28th March 2017
Where does one go birding around Plettenberg Bay during the Easter holiday period? Find detailed descriptions of all the top bird-watching destinations in the greater Plettenberg Bay region at this... Read more »

THE NEW UPDATED CAPE WHALE COAST BIRDFINDER WEB PAGE

Posted on the 28th March 2017
We are proud to announce the launch of this page developed through a small grant from the Table Mountain Fund, WWF-SA and the Agulhas Biosphere Initiative. This describes where one goes bird-watchi... Read more »

THE LOWER BERG RIVER WETLANDS (VELDDRIF) - A TOP BIRDING DESTINATION ALONG THE CAPE WEST COAST

Posted on the 28th March 2017
Once the Lower Berg River Wetlands at Velddrif are reached from Piketberg, the first birding hotspot along the R399 is DE PLAAT. (S32º 48’05.62” E18º 12’53.45”) Th... Read more »

TOP TEN BIRDING DESTINATIONS IN THE WITZENBERG REGION

Posted on the 28th March 2017
Where does one go birding in the Witzenberg local municipal region during the Easter holiday period? Find details of all the top bird-watching destinations in the greater Witzenberg region here: ... Read more »

BIRDING ALONG THE OVERBERG WHEATBELT DURING THIS EASTER

Posted on the 28th March 2017
BIRDING ALONG THE OVERBERG WHEATBELT INTRODUCTION There are many outstanding bird-watching opportunities along the various gravel and tarred roads scattered throughout the Overberg. These ro... Read more »

BIRDING IN THE BONTEBOK NATIONAL PARK

Posted on the 28th March 2017
BIRDING IN THE BONTEBOK NATIONAL PARK The Swellendam area in the Overberg region of the Western Cape is highly underrated as a bird-watching destination. The town is in close proximity to the ... Read more »

JOINING A BIRD CLUB IN YOUR AREA - CONTACT DIRECTORY FOR THE WESTERN CAPE

Posted on the 23rd March 2017
HOW TO JOIN A BIRD CLUB IN THE WESTERN CAPE WESTERN CAPE BIRDING FORUM CONTACT DIRECTORY Updated April 2016. Western Cape Birding Forum Chair: Anton Odendal birding@overberg.co.za 082 550 ... Read more »