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INVESTIGATING FUTURE CWAC COUNTS AT THE DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE

Posted on the 10th September 2020
Representatives of CapeNature requested BirdLife Overberg to undertake regular quarterly CWACs (Co-ordinated WAterbird Counts) at the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Preliminary discussions were undertaken... Read more »

COMMENTS RECEIVED ON THE ONLINE “FLYING HIGHER” BIRDING COURSES

Posted on the 27th August 2020
Here is a summary of some comments received from participants in these online courses: “I want to tell you how much I have enjoyed this course. I really think your style is very engaging... Read more »

COMMENTS RECEIVED ON THE ONLINE FLYING HIGHER BIRDING COURSES

Posted on the 31st July 2020
COMMENTS RECEIVED ON THE ONLINE “FLYING HIGHER” BIRDING COURSES Here is a summary of some comments received from participants in these online courses: “I want to tell you ... Read more »

Trip Reports

CANOLA BIRDING TO GREYTON

Posted on the 10th August 2020
BirdLife Overberg’s first official Covid-19 lockdown morning outing on Saturday morning took us along the Swartrivier road and the road along the Sonderend River to Greyton. Members from Klei... Read more »

BIRDLIFE OVERBERG LOCKDOWN BLUES BIRDS RECORDED DURING JUNE 2020

Posted on the 1st July 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown imposed on us by the government has had a major impact on all of our lives. BirdLife Overberg activities were swept off the table resulting in the c... Read more »

REPORT ON BIRDS RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG BETWEEN 1 AND 13 JUNE 2020

Posted on the 13th June 2020
Members and friends of BirdLife Overberg continued with regular bird counts in many areas of the Overberg during the month of June. This included the bi-weekly Saturday and Sunday bird count on the... Read more »

Sightings

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 »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING AUGUST 2020

Posted on the 9th August 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING AUGUST 2020 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province d... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG IN JULY 2020

Posted on the 20th July 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JULY 2020 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province dur... Read more »