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"FLYING HIGHER" BIRD APPRECIATION COURSES IN THE CONVENIENCE OF YOUR HOME

Posted on the 25th May 2020
Several ‘Flight for Birders’, ‘Flight Higher’ and ‘The Secret Lives of Raptors’ courses by Dr Anton Odendal had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 lockdown peri... Read more »

SOME WONDERFUL OBSERVATIONS DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

Posted on the 21st May 2020
We have been recording species found during lockdown in the Overberg and are reporting on these regularly. A whopping 166 species have in fact been recorded during the month of May until now and we... Read more »

SOUTHERN GROUND HORNBILL LESSON PLAN 1

Posted on the 20th April 2020
The first lesson plan for our Bird of the Year is now available! This is the perfect activity to increase your knowledge on this amazing species and to help out with home schooling during the lockd... Read more »

Trip Reports

AWESOME LOCKDOWN BIRDING IN THE OVERBERG - GLOBAL BIG DAY IN MAY 2018

Posted on the 10th May 2020
Members of BirdLife Overberg and friends participated in the Global Big Bird Day count co-ordinated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology on Saturday 9 May 2020. This was completely different to effort... Read more »

LOCKDOWN GARDEN BIRDING OVERBERG STYLE

Posted on the 28th April 2020
BIRDLIFE OVERBERG LOCKDOWN BLUES – A MONTH OF GARDEN BIRDING The spread of Covid-19 and the resulting lockdown imposed on us by the government has had a major impact on all of our lives. B... Read more »

REPORT ON THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG CLEANMARINE MONTHLY COASTAL CLEAN-UP ON 29 FEBRUARY 2020

Posted on the 1st March 2020
Nineteen members and volunteers participated in the monthly BirdLife Overberg CleanMarine coastal clean-up, this time along the second section of the Hoek van de Berg Nature Reserve shoreline &ndas... Read more »

Sightings

INFORMAL BIRDLIFE OVERBERG BIRD COUNT: 23 & 24 MAY

Posted on the 25th May 2020
Our regular birding outings were made something of the past by the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions forcing us to try alternative approaches to our birding endeavours. In April we requested members t... Read more »

THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG BIRD COUNT DURING LOCKDOWN IN MAY 2020

Posted on the 14th May 2020
THE BLO BAROMETER CHECKLIST FOR MAY This is a list of bird species seen in the Overberg by BirdLife Overberg members and a few others during May 2020. This was when the lockdown period was down... Read more »

LIST OF SPECIES SEEN BY BLO MEMBERS ON GLOBAL BIG BIRD DAY IN MAY 2020

Posted on the 10th May 2020
THE BLO CHECKLIST FOR 9 MAY 2020 This is a list of bird species seen by BirdLife Overberg members and a few other friends on 9 May 2020 as part of the Cornell Lab Big Bird Count. The name and p... Read more »