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BIRDLIFE OVERBERG: 2017 ANNUAL REPORT BY THE CHAIRMAN

Posted on the 9th January 2018
BIRDLIFE OVERBERG’S CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT 2017 CHAIRPERSON’S ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD 1 JANUARY 2017 TO 31 DECEMBER 2017 1. INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS At the beginning of ... Read more »

BIRDLIFE OVERBERG AGM 2018 - ANNOUNCEMENT AND MINUTES OF LAST MEETING

Posted on the 9th January 2018
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 15TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF BIRDLIFE OVERBERG TO BE HELD ON MONDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2018 AT 18h30 FOR 19h00 AT MOLLERGREN PARK, HERMANUS Notice is hereby given of the 15th Annua... Read more »

BIRDING – IN MY BACKYARD!

Posted on the 6th December 2017
(This article by Jenny Parsons appeared in the December edition of ‘Pringle Post’ – Ed.) Moving permanently to Pringle Bay 8 years ago made us so much more aware of our amazin... Read more »

Trip Reports

BIRDLIFE OVERBERG OUTING TO DE MOND NATURE RESERVE

Posted on the 16th January 2018
BLO outing to De Mond, led by Chris Cheetham on Thursday 11 January 2018 Kindly note that a wonderful selection of images taken by members is available at the photo gallery at this link: ht... Read more »

BIRDLIFE OVERBERG COASTAL CLEANUP ON 13 JANUARY 2018

Posted on the 13th January 2018
Eight members of BirdLife Overberg participated in the second coastal cleanup along the eastern shoreline of the Hoek van de Berg Nature Reserve. It was the fourth monthly cleanup undertaken by mem... Read more »

Field Report on Guided Bird Tour around Napier

Posted on the 4th January 2018
Yesterday I took a very nice and very knowledgeable lady from “up north” on a guided birding trip around the wheatbelt dirt roads in the Napier region. We started out with a trip a... Read more »

Sightings

THE SAGA OF THE LITTLE RINGED PLOVER BY BRYN DE KOCKS

Posted on the 3rd November 2017
The Saga of the Little Ringed Plover (This article first appeared in the latest edition of “Batis”, the newsletter of the Somerset West Bird Club – Ed.) Most of us, if not ... Read more »

SOME NEW VAGRANT SPECIES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA DURING 2017

Posted on the 3rd November 2017
(This overview first appeared in this week’s “Batis”, the newsletter of the Somerset West Bird Club. – Ed). 2017 – A Spectacular Year for Rarities 2017 has been a ... Read more »

Southern Fiscal subspecies subcoronatus along the Swartrivier road

Posted on the 1st March 2017
Lize van Dyk, who attended the Flight for Birders course at Somerset West last Thursday and Friday took these very interesting images along the Swartrivier road on Saturday. This Southern Fiscal su... Read more »