Sightings

Sightings

BIRDS RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG DURING DECEMBER 2020

Posted on the 1st December 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING DECEMBER 2020 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province d... Read more »

SPECIES RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG ON BIRDING BIG DAY 2020

Posted on the 30th November 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG ON BIRDING BIG DAY ON 28 NOVEMBER 2020 The following species have been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape ... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING NOVEMBER 2020

Posted on the 30th November 2020
The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province during the month of November 2020. Keep in mind tha... Read more »

COURTSHIP FEEDING IN CUCKOOS

Posted on the 29th October 2020
For a while now, I have been hearing the ‘may-i-kie-may-i-kie’ call of the male Klaas’s Cuckoo in my garden, as he calls for a mate. In the past, I have seen both male and fe... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING SEPTEMBER 2020

Posted on the 4th September 2020
The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province during the month of September 2020. Keep in mind th... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING AUGUST 2020

Posted on the 9th August 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING AUGUST 2020 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province d... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG IN JULY 2020

Posted on the 20th July 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JULY 2020 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province dur... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JUNE 2020

Posted on the 12th June 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JUNE 2020 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province dur... Read more »

INFORMAL BIRDLIFE OVERBERG BIRD COUNT: 23 & 24 MAY

Posted on the 25th May 2020
Our regular birding outings were made something of the past by the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions forcing us to try alternative approaches to our birding endeavours. In April we requested members t... Read more »

THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG BIRD COUNT DURING LOCKDOWN IN MAY 2020

Posted on the 14th May 2020
THE BLO BAROMETER CHECKLIST FOR MAY This is a list of bird species seen in the Overberg by BirdLife Overberg members and a few others during May 2020. This was when the lockdown period was down... Read more »

LIST OF SPECIES SEEN BY BLO MEMBERS ON GLOBAL BIG BIRD DAY IN MAY 2020

Posted on the 10th May 2020
THE BLO CHECKLIST FOR 9 MAY 2020 This is a list of bird species seen by BirdLife Overberg members and a few other friends on 9 May 2020 as part of the Cornell Lab Big Bird Count. The name and p... Read more »

BRILLIANT JUVENILE AFRICAN GOSHAWK IMAGES

Posted on the 7th May 2020
Ever wondered what an immature African Goshawk looks like? BirdLife Overberg member Ingrid Grundlingh got these wonderful images in a garden in Hermanus.       &... Read more »

LESSER STRIPED SWALLOWS IN THE WESTERN CAPE

Posted on the 11th November 2019
We are receiving increased reports and photographs of Lesser Striped Swallows in the Western Cape Province. The birds breeding on the bridge on the N2 between Sedgefield and Knysna at the turnoff t... Read more »

KING PENGUIN NEAR CAPE POINT

Posted on the 1st November 2019
(The King Penguin at Buffelsbay near Cape Point caused a huge sensation in birding circles this week. Our appreciation goes to Trevor Hardaker for his report, as well as the latest unfortunate news... Read more »

SPOTTED THICK-KNEES HATCHING

Posted on the 14th December 2018
BirdLife Overberg member Ingrid Grundlingh witnessed this wonderful sequal of events in her garden and was fortunate enough to get these marvelous images of the chicks hatching. Enjoy! ... Read more »