Trip Reports

Trip Reports

A HIKE IN THE MAGNIFICENT KOGELBERG BIOSPHERE RESERVE

Posted on the 11th June 2015
Thirteen BirdLife Overberg members, together with two Swedes that read about the outing in their home country, today tackled a four hour hike from the Kogelberg Nature Reserve offices to the Harold... Read more »

THE TANKWA KAROO BIRDING BONANZA 2015 - RICHARD MASSON REPORTS

Posted on the 19th April 2015
SASOL TANKWA BIRDNG BONANZA - APRIL 2015 On the weekend of April 10th I had the privilege of participating in a truly wonderful event sponsored by SASOL and organized by SANParks Honorary Rangers... Read more »

TBC STRANDFONTEIN MIDWEEK OUTING - 7th January 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 »

TBC RIETVLEI OUTING - 4 February 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 »

TBC MACASSER OUTING - 17 January 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 »

TBC OUTING TO THE WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK - Saturday 14 February 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 »

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 »