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BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING OCTOBER 2020

Posted on the 29th October 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 October 2020. Keep in mind that... Read more »

FOUR SIMPLE STEPS FOR THE PROTECTION OF AFRICAN BLACK OYSTERCATCHERS

Posted on the 25th October 2020
FOUR SIMPLE STEPS FOR THE PROTECTION OF AFRICAN BLACK OYSTERCATCHERS (Based on research and development work initially undertaken by the Nature’s Valley Trust) People rush to beaches no... Read more »

RECORDINGS OF ONLINE FLYING HIGHER BIRDING TALKS ON SPECIFIC BIRDING DESTINATIONS CAN NOW BE ORDERED

Posted on the 23rd October 2020
RECORDINGS OF ONLINE FLYING HIGHER BIRDING TALKS ON SPECIFIC BIRDING DESTINATIONS CAN NOW BE ORDERED The uncertainty about what COVID-19 travel restrictions will look like during the summer holid... Read more »

Trip Reports

Trip Report on Napier Gravel Roads 14 November 2020

Posted on the 15th November 2020
On Saturday 14 November 2020 members of BirdLife Overberg had a trip out to Napier to sample the birds that the gravel roads and recently harvested fields had to offer. This type of trip diffe... Read more »

OVERSTRAND BIRDING - AMAZING WHAT CAN BE ACHIEVED IN ONLY FIVE DAYS

Posted on the 9th November 2020
(Pieter and Janelle Verster spent some time over a period of five days atlassing around the Botriviervlei. In the limited time available they were able to record 151 species once again illustrating... Read more »

BIRDLIGE OVERBERG CWAC COUNT AT DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE

Posted on the 24th October 2020
REPORT ON OVERBERG BIRDING – ONE DAY OF CWAC COUNTS AT THE DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE Representatives of CapeNature requested BirdLife Overberg members to undertake regular quarterly CWACs (C... Read more »

Sightings

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING NOVEMBER 2020

Posted on the 2nd 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 »