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MINUTES OF THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 11 FEBRUARY 2019.

Posted on the 12th February 2019
MINUTES OF THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 11 FEBRUARY 2019. WELCOME Anton welcomed everyone and projected apologies received, together with those members who could not at... Read more »

Kamfers Dam’s flamingos – comments from Mark Anderson, CEO of BirdLife South Africa

Posted on the 6th February 2019
Kimberley, 6 February 2019 -- The situation unfolding at the Lesser Flamingo breeding colony at Kamfers Dam near Kimberley is now in its 14th day. It has seen an ardent community of passionate and ... Read more »

A SPECIAL LAUNCH FOR WORLD WETLANDS DAY AT KEURBOS

Posted on the 1st February 2019
Special announcement on International Wetlands Day Jessie Walton’s new hide at Keurbos in the beautiful Elgin Valley was officially opened on 27 January and this certainly is a wonderful ad... Read more »

Trip Reports

MORNING OUTING TO KEURBOS IN THE ELGIN VALLEY

Posted on the 14th April 2019
MORNING OUTING TO KEURBOS IN THE ELGIN VALLEY BirdLife Overberg's morning outing on 13 April was to Ian and Jessie Walton's Keurbos farm along the Highlands road in the beautiful Elgin Va... Read more »

BIRDING AT KOEDOESKLOOF IN THE KLEIN KAROO

Posted on the 11th April 2019
We spent a few days of casual birding at Koedoeskloof in the Ladismith district with Anita. It is extremely dry with some of the dams in the area not having water at all. Our water bird count did u... Read more »

REPORT ON THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG BIG BIRD COUNT IN FEBRUARY 2019

Posted on the 7th March 2019
Members of BirdLife Overberg participated in the ninth quarterly Big Bird Count during February 2019. Teams of members birding in their “home patches” contributed from several areas of ... 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 »