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A FLIGHT HIGHER BIRD APPRECIATION COURSE

Posted on the 9th October 2019
This year we launched “A FLIGHT HIGHER”, a bird appreciation course designed for intermediate and more experienced bird-watchers. We are extremely happy with the outcomes of this course... Read more »

FEEDBACK ON THE CLEANMARINE PROJECTS IN AUGUST 2019

Posted on the 27th August 2019
PROGRESS WITH THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG CLEANMARINE CAMPAIGN ON THE CONSERVATION OF OUR COASTLINE AND ESTUARIES: REPORT FOR AUGUST 2019 BACKGROUND This report needs to be read against the backgrou... Read more »

JESSIE WALTON RECEIVES THE PRESTIGIOUS BIRDLIFE SOUTH AFRICA OWL AWARD

Posted on the 29th July 2019
BirdLife Overberg member Jessie Walton is certainly a worthy recipient  of BirdLife South Africa's prestigious OWL AWARD 2019. Many congratulations from all of us Jess and well done: You r... Read more »

Trip Reports

BIRDLIFE OVERBERG OUTING TO HAROLD PORTER BOTANICAL GARDENS

Posted on the 13th October 2019
We enjoyed a fairly successful outing to the Harold Porter gardens on Saturday 12 October. Misty clouds covered the skies initially and we were surprised to find a parking area filled with cars. Ke... Read more »

BIRDING IN THE KNYSNA FORESTS

Posted on the 30th September 2019
Trip report to Knysna Forest – September 2019 Last week we travelled down to Knysna so I could ride in the Karoo 2 Coast mountain bike challenge (what fun that was!). We decided to base ... Read more »

BIRDING AT NEW HOLME, NORTHERN CAPE

Posted on the 30th September 2019
Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve, New Holme: Embrace the magic of the Karoo! Text and images by Carin Malan The Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve is situated just outside Hanover, Northern Cape Provin... Read more »

Sightings

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 »

DEON AND DIANE STEENKAMP CELEBRATE BIRDING AT CHOBE

Posted on the 30th November 2018
The BirdLife Overberg year-end function was very entertaining as we invited seven members to showcase their favourite photographs taken during the year. They were all invited to select their own th... Read more »

CHARLES NAUDE CELEBRATES BIRDING AT OKAVANGO AND HOEDSPRUIT

Posted on the 30th November 2018
The BirdLife Overberg year-end function was very entertaining as we invited seven members to showcase their favourite photographs taken during the year. They were all invited to select their own th... Read more »