Trip Reports

Trip Reports

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 »

WINTER CAMPING AT THE BONTEBOK NATIONAL PARK

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.) It is a... Read more »

A SHORT VISIT TO THE ABRAHAM'S KRAAL BIRD HIDE

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.) It&rsqu... Read more »

IMPRESSIONS ON THE BOOMSLANG AT THE KIRSTENBOSCH NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDENS

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.) It was ... Read more »

MORE TO DO WITH DICK DENT BIRD SANCTUARY

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.) Did you... Read more »

HEARTLAND PROJECT UP-DATE JUNE 2014

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.) Things ... Read more »

MORE ON BIRDING AT PLETTENBERG BAY

Posted on the 30th June 2014
Elaine and myself are in beautiful Plettenberg Bay generating material for the development of a birdfinder webpage for the region. We are way too busy to draft a decent report (and there is soccer ... Read more »

RICHARD MASSON REPORTS ON HIS FIRST PELAGIC BIRD OUTING

Posted on the 9th June 2014
MY FIRST PELAGIC BIRD OUTING On 7 June 2014 Birdlife Overberg, championed by Chris Cheetham, arranged a pelagic outing with Zest for Birds. A special mention and thanks to Chris for arranging the... Read more »

EASTER BIRDING IN THE CEDERBERG MOUNTAINS

Posted on the 19th May 2014
Easter in the Cederberg Mountains The invitation read: “Hoop julle goedjies is al amper reggepak vir die Sederberge, Driehoek Farm. Ons gaan lekker kamp, lekker eet en sommer net lekker rus... Read more »

MORE GREAT OVERBERG BIRDING MOSTLY ALONG THE OUDEKRAAL ROAD

Posted on the 2nd May 2014
Dr Schalk Burger, a Neurosurgeon from Johannesburg, called us earlier in the week and asked if we could take him around birding so that he could try to get some photographs of Cape endemics. Earlie... Read more »