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COMMENTS RECEIVED ON THE ONLINE “FLYING HIGHER” BIRDING COURSES

Posted on the 9th July 2020
COMMENTS RECEIVED ON THE ONLINE “FLYING HIGHER” BIRDING COURSES “I have listened to these courses for many years and am amazed at how much clearer the images are on a computer... Read more »

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

Posted on the 8th July 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 »

FUTURE “FLYING HIGHER” COURSES

Posted on the 7th July 2020
FUTURE “FLYING HIGHER” COURSES The following courses have been confirmed at this stage: 18 & 19 JULY: The Secret Worlds of Birds of Prey (Part 1) 22 to 30 July: Birds of... Read more »

Trip Reports

BIRDLIFE OVERBERG LOCKDOWN BLUES – BIRDS RECORDED DURING JUNE 2020

Posted on the 1st July 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown imposed on us by the government has had a major impact on all of our lives. BirdLife Overberg activities were swept off the table resulting in the c... Read more »

REPORT ON BIRDS RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG BETWEEN 1 AND 13 JUNE 2020

Posted on the 13th June 2020
Members and friends of BirdLife Overberg continued with regular bird counts in many areas of the Overberg during the month of June. This included the bi-weekly Saturday and Sunday bird count on the... Read more »

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 »

Sightings

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG IN JULY 2020

Posted on the 5th July 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JULY 2020 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province dur... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JUNE 2020

Posted on the 12th June 2020
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JUNE 2020 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province dur... Read more »

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 »