Trip Reports

Trip Reports

TBC CAMP AT YZERFONTEIN - 13th to 15th March, 2015

Posted on the 17th April 2015
(This report first appeared in “The Kite”, Number 107 Winter - May to July 2015, the Ofcial Newsletter of the Tygerberg Bird Club. It is posted with the permission of it's e... Read more »

BIRDING AT KIRSTENBOSCH ON THE HOTTEST DAY OF THE YEAR

Posted on the 5th March 2015
I spent the hottest day of the year (Tuesday 3rd March) at Kirstenbosch - of all places, probably one of the hottest to visit. Along with Gerald Wingate and Graham Searll who were lugging cameras w... Read more »

GREAT OVERSTRAND BIRDING AS PART OF THE WALKER BAY BIRD FAIR

Posted on the 27th February 2015
Finally the day arrived – the Walker Bay Bird Fair’s 2015 outing to Rooi Els, Stony Point, Harold Porter National Gardens and Rooisand Nature Reserve started at 07h00 departing from Sta... Read more »

A WEEKEND AT BIRDERS SELF-CATERING BFE AT VELDDRIF

Posted on the 15th February 2015
We were invited to spend a few days at BIRDERS self-catering Birder Friendly Establishment in Velddrif. It is right on the Lower Berg River Wetlands and we experienced great bird-watching over the ... Read more »

TBC OUTING TO ROOI ELS, HAROLD PORTER AND STONY POINT

Posted on the 12th January 2015
TBC OUTING TO ROOI ELS, HAROLD PORTER AND STONY POINT - 18 October 2014 (This report initially appeared in the January 2015 edition of “THE KITE” (No 106), the newsletter of the Tyger... Read more »

THE WHALE COAST ROCK-JUMPERS REPORT ON BIRDING BIG DAY

Posted on the 1st December 2014
THE WHALE COAST ROCK-JUMPERS REPORT ON BIRDING BIG DAY (BRIEFLY) (This report is dedicated to the memory of the late Brummer Olivier, our BBD partner for many years. - Anton) Carin Malan, Ils... Read more »

CAPE ENDEMIC BIRDS DAY TRIP BY TREVOR HARDAKER

Posted on the 12th October 2014
(Trevor posted this facinating account on his Facebook page. It once again illustrates the vast birding potential of the Western Cape Province. - Ed.) A phone call from my friends at Rockjumper... Read more »

SOMERSET WEST BIRD CLUB AT PAARDEVLEI - 19 JULY 2014

Posted on the 3rd October 2014
(This article originally appeared in the October 2014 edition of 'Batis', the quarterly magazine of the Somerset West Bird Club and is posted with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) ... Read more »

SOMERSET WEST BIRD CLUB AT STEENBRAS DAM

Posted on the 3rd October 2014
(This article originally appeared in the October 2014 edition of 'Batis', the quarterly magazine of the Somerset West Bird Club and is posted with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) SAT... Read more »

OVERNIGHT BETTYS BAY AND TANQUA KAROO TRIP REPORT

Posted on the 25th August 2014
Hi All, I took 2 clients on an overnight trip to Tanqua via Betty’s Bay. After the rain on Thursday the weather was kind to us the thereafter. Cape Siskin performed well along the Claren... Read more »

LAKES BIRD CLUB AT NATURES VALLEY - MAY 2014

Posted on the 6th August 2014
NATURE’S VALLEY 3RD MAY 2014 This outing took on a different form in that birders started their outing at two different venues. I led the group that went to watch Dr Mark Brown, the Program... Read more »

LAKES BIRD CLUB AT HERBERTSDALE AND OTHER PLACES

Posted on the 6th August 2014
Herbertsdale, SAPREC, PetroSA, 5 April 2014 19 of us set out from the Total Garage in Groot Brak on a beautiful, sunny morning. Our usual meeting place is the Total Garage past just Mossel Bay bu... Read more »

THE SOMERSET WEST BIRD CLUB AT HAROLD PORTER NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN

Posted on the 4th July 2014
(This report was first published in the July 2014 edition of “BATIS”, the newsletter of the Somerset West Bird Club and is re-printed with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) Billed ... Read more »

THE SOMERSET WEST BIRD CLUB AT MACASSAR

Posted on the 4th July 2014
(This report was first published in the July 2014 edition of “BATIS”, the newsletter of the Somerset West Bird Club and is re-printed with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) At 08h0... Read more »

IN SEARCH OF THE CAPE ROCK-JUMPER

Posted on the 4th July 2014
(This report was first published in the July 2014 edition of “BATIS”, the newsletter of the Somerset West Bird Club and is re-printed with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) Convinc... Read more »