Conservation

Confirmed cases of Cape Vultures killed at wind farms

Posted on the 9th April 2017
BIRDLIFE SOUTH AFRICA MEDIA RELEASE Cape Vultures killed at wind farms Johannesburg, 6 April 2017: African’s vultures are in trouble. Most old-world vultures (vultures found in Af... Read more

SUMMARIES OF PRESENTATIONS TO THE WESTERN CAPE BIRDING FORUM MEETING ON 1 OCTOBER 2016

Posted on the 24th October 2016
PRESENTATION SUMMARIES, CONSERVATION REPORTS AND BIRD CLUB REPORTS OF THE WESTERN CAPE BIRDING FORUM MEETING HELD ON 1 OCTOBER 2016 PRESENTATION SUMMARIES Samantha Ralston-Paton, from BirdLif... Read more

CONSERVATION REPORTS SUBMITTED TO THE WESTERN CAPE BIRDING FORUM MEETING ON 1 OCTOBER 2016

Posted on the 24th October 2016
CONSERVATION REPORTS Western Cape Birding Forum Progress Report: Western Cape Regional Conservation October 2016 Progress Report Dale Wright Regional Conservation Manager: Western Cape... Read more

CONSERVATION CONCERNS EXPRESSED BY THE CAPE BIRD CLUB

Posted on the 26th September 2016
Conservation Report WCBF September 2016. GENERAL ITEMS: LIBAS: The criteria for LIBAs (locally important bird areas) has been circulated with no criticisms. This will now be formally presente... Read more

PRESENTATION SUMMARY OF THE VERLORENVLEI PROTECTED AREAS PROJECT

Posted on the 26th September 2016
Presentation Summary for Western Cape Birding Forum Meeting – 1 Oct 16 Verlorenvlei Protected Areas Project (This is a summary of the illustrated talk on this project that will be prese... Read more

REPORTS ON PROJECTS AT THE PAARL BIRD SANCTUARY

Posted on the 22nd September 2016
John Fincham and Jo Hobbs of the CAPE BIRD CLUB have submitted reports for the Western Cape Birding Forum meeting scheduled for 1 October 2017. Everyone involved should be congratulated with these ... Read more

APPRECIATION FROM ZEEKOEVLEI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Posted on the 16th September 2016
5 September 2016 Dear Birdlife South Africa Directors and Staff members I hope our letter finds you all in good health. An amazing event took place over this past weekend. Due to us winning y... Read more

LAUNCH OF THE KEY BIODIVERSITY AREA PARTNERSHIP

Posted on the 16th September 2016
30 August 2016 To – BirdLife Partner CEOs - Launch of the Key Biodiversity Areas Partnership Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to inform you that the new Key Biodiversity Areas Partner... Read more

BLSA REGIONAL CONSERVATION PROGRESS REPORT FOR THE WESTERN CAPE

Posted on the 16th September 2016
Western Cape Birding Forum Progress Report: Western Cape Regional Conservation October 2016 Progress Report Dale Wright Regional Conservation Manager: Western Cape BirdLife South Afri... Read more

KINDLY SUPPORT BIRD ATLASING EFFORTS IN THE KAR00

Posted on the 25th July 2016
The Karoo is seen as an important development area for South Africa, and there needs to be responsible decision-making around developments such as shale gas exploration, farming, mining, renewable ... Read more

REPORT FROM THE WESTERN CAPE BLSA TEAM - 8 MAY 2016

Posted on the 9th May 2016
(We copy report backs for the Western Cape conservation activities from Mark Anderson's weekly report to the SA Bird Club Forum. Read about the fantastic work being done. - Ed.) Western Cap... Read more

NEW PARTNERSHIP PROTECTS THE LARGER BIRDS OF THE OVERBERG

Posted on the 20th April 2016
The Overberg Crane Group (OCG) has partnered with the Overberg Lowlands Conservation Trust (OLCT) to protect threatened big birds that live in the Overberg, and the habitat on which they rely. As p... Read more

SEARCH FOR A SITE FOR A NEW AFRICAN PENGUIN BREEDING COLONY

Posted on the 31st March 2016
(This report first appeared in the March 2016 edition of BirdLife South Africa's E-newsletter. - Ed.) BirdLife South Africa is leading the investigation into finding a site for a new African ... Read more

KINDLY REPORT BIRDS KILLED ON FENCES

Posted on the 22nd February 2016
As nature lovers, we all understand that when predators kill for food, it is part of a natural process. We may not like to see it, but we know why it happens. However, when animals die because of w... Read more

RED DATA BOOK OF BIRDS LAUNCHED

Posted on the 9th February 2016
Kindly note that we have now received copies of this excellent publication and this is available at the retail price of R 325.00 per copy. This is an outstanding resource for everyone interested in... Read more