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INTERESTING OBSERVATIONS OF BIRDS DURING MARCH 2021

Posted on the 31st March 2021
We have received too many interesting photographs and stories during March, with the result that we only selected a few of these. Keep in mind that the photo gallery of images taken by members will... Read more »

INTERESTING OBSERVATIONS OF BIRDS DURING FEBRUARY 2021

Posted on the 23rd February 2021
It was decided to start with a new monthly series illustrating interesting images received from members. It is hoped that this will spark more interest in the fascinating birds around us. ... Read more »

BIRDING TALKS TO BE ORDERED FOR FORWARDING BY WeTransfer

Posted on the 15th February 2021
The contents of the ‘Flight for Birders’, ‘Flight Higher’ and ‘The Secret Life of Raptors’ courses by Dr Anton Odendal have been adapted for shorter courses. The... Read more »

Trip Reports

MATA-MATA WYS HAAR VERE

Posted on the 1st April 2021
(This article by club member MC Botha was first published in BY, the supplement to BEELD and BURGER on Saturday 27 March 2021 – Ed.) Die buitengewoon goeie reëns in die Kalahari het... Read more »

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 »

Sightings

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING APRIL 2021

Posted on the 2nd April 2021
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 April 2021. Keep in mind that t... Read more »

BIRD OBSERVED IN THE OVERBERG REGION DURING MARCH 2021

Posted on the 2nd March 2021
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING MARCH 2021 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province duri... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING FEBRUARY 2021

Posted on the 2nd February 2021
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 February 2021. Keep in mind tha... Read more »