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BIRDING TALKS TO BE ORDERED FOR FORWARDING BY WeTransfer

Posted on the 13th May 2022
Now that winter is upon us several talks had been developed for optimal birdwatching at some of our top birding destinations. The contents of the ‘Flight for Birders’, ‘Flig... Read more »

BIRDS RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG REGION DURING APRIL 2022

Posted on the 3rd April 2022
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 2022. Keep in mind that t... Read more »

YET ANOTHER AVIAN FLU OUTBREAK IN SEABIRDS

Posted on the 23rd March 2022
MARINE BIRD ALERT: Please be on the lookout for sick and dying birds A few years ago, in December 2017, a large amount of dead and sick marine bird species were found along the Overstrand coast... Read more »

Trip Reports

IMPRESSIONS OF THE AGULHAS REST CAMP

Posted on the 21st May 2022
Elaine and I spent a few days at the Agulhas rest camp in the Agulhas National Park and were very impressed with the facilities. The chalets are very comfortable and well equipped, even offering mo... Read more »

REPORT ON THE HIKE ON HOOGIES FARM

Posted on the 26th April 2022
We undertook yet another successful midweek hike on Thursday 21 April, this time at Anthony van Hoogstraten’ s farm in the upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Not much birding or photography was don... Read more »

VISIT TO KEURBOS ON SATURDAY 23 APRIL 2022

Posted on the 24th April 2022
(Johan van der Westhuizen forwarded this note and images on the BirdLife Overberg outing to Keurbos, Jessie Walton’s lovely farm in the Elgin Valley). Despite the chill in the air and th... Read more »

Sightings

RARE BIRDS RECORDED DURING MONTHLY COUNTS IN THE OVERBERG

Posted on the 16th May 2022
As most of you know, Birdlife Overberg started doing monthly bird counts throughout the region in April 2020. This project was started to help us all through the early stages of the pandemic when v... Read more »

BIRDS RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG REGION DURING MAY 2022

Posted on the 2nd May 2022
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 May 2022. Keep in mind that the... Read more »

BIRDS RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG REGION DURING MARCH 2022

Posted on the 6th March 2022
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 March 2022. Keep in mind that t... Read more »