Events

THE WINTER BIG BIRD COUNT FOR THE OVERBERG

Happening on the 19th August 2017
This event was held in May for the first time and was a huge success. Read all about it at this link: http://www.westerncapebirding.co.za/overberg/news/2340/awesome_birding_in_the_overberg_-_gl... Read more

BIRDLIFE OVERBERG - ORGANISED EVENTS FOR THE NEXT YEAR AT A GLANCE

Happening from the 19th August 2017 to 16th January 2018
BIRDLIFE OVERBERG EVENTS FOR 2017 – PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE  AUGUST # MONTHLY TALK: Monday 14 August: Some fascinating new stories from the wonderful world of birds by Mark Anderson... Read more

PELAGIC CRUISE FROM KLEINBAAI ON SUNDAY 20 AUGUST

Happening on the 20th August 2017
PELAGIC CRUISE FROM KLEINBAAI ON SUNDAY 20 AUGUST Trip itinerary 07h00 Meeting with the team from Dyer Island Cruises for coffee/tea with rusks. Discuss the trip particulars: Great White Ho... Read more

FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT FERNKLOOF NATURE RESERVE, HERMANUS

Happening from the 26th August 2017 to 27th August 2017
FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS A bird identification course for novice and intermediate bird-watchers: Environmental Education Hall, Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus 26 & 27 August 2017 The &ldqu... Read more

BIRDLIFE OVERBERG - COASTLINE AND ESTUARY WORKSHOP

Happening from the 2nd September 2017 to 3rd September 2017
BIRDLIFE OVERBERG WORKSHOP ON 2 AND 3 SEPTEMBER 2017 We decided to prioritise the spending of our available funds and future fund-raising and conservation efforts. We are organising the wo... Read more

THE ANNUAL FYNBOS AND BIRD APPRECIATION WALK IN FERNKLOOF

Happening on the 9th September 2017
This popular outing has become a tradition in our club and we will again ask Billy Robertson, the specialist fynbos guide to lead the outing and fascinate us with his wonderful stories. Diarise thi... Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE MONTHLY TALK ON 11 SEPTEMBER

Happening on the 11th September 2017
BIRDLIFE OVERBERG MONTHLY TALK – A SELECTION OF SOME OF ANTON’S FAVOURITE BIRDING DESTINATIONS AND EXPERIENCES. The 100th Flight for Birders course was presented recently and Anton d... Read more

FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT STELLENBOSCH

Happening from the 15th September 2017 to 16th September 2017
FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS A bird identification course for novice and intermediate bird-watchers: NG Kerk, Stellenbosch Wes 15 & 16 September 2017 The “Flight for Birders” b... Read more

MORNING OUTING TO EAGLE ENCOUNTERS AT SPIER OUTSIDE STELLENBOSCH

Happening on the 28th September 2017
You will recall that we had to postpone this outing earlier in the year due to bad weather. Members of BirdLife Overberg have not as a group visited this wonderful rehabilitation centre for six yea... Read more

MORNING OUTING TO OBSERVE WETLAND REHABILITATION WORK AT TESLAARSDAL

Happening from the 5th October 2017 to 7th October 2017
Thursday 5 or Saturday 7 October - Morning outing to Teslaarsdal to observe wetland rehabilitation work. Decision on date to be taken later. An engineer who had recently attended a Flight for B... Read more

FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS COURSE AT INTAKA ISLAND, CENTURY CITY

Happening from the 7th October 2017 to 8th October 2017
FLIGHT FOR BIRDERS A bird identification course for novice and intermediate bird-watchers: Intaka Island Environmental Educational Centre, Century City 7 and 8 October 2017 The “F... Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE MONTHLY TALK ON 9 OCTOBER

Happening on the 9th October 2017
BIRDLIFE OVERBERG MONTHLY TALK – DUNCAN BUTCHART WILL ENTERTAIN US WITH HIS BRILLIANT OVERVIEW OF THE WOODPECKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA. Several members requested us to ask Duncan to come and do... Read more

ELGIN OPEN GARDENS OR A VISIT TO BERGSIG WINE ESTATE

Happening on the 4th November 2017
WEEKEND MORNING OUTING: Saturday 4 November - Morning outing to the ELGIN OPEN GARDENS event and Jessie Walton's dams OR a visit to the BERGSIG WINE ESTATE. BOTH OF THESE EVENTS HAVE BEEN HUGEL... Read more

OVERSTRAND MORNING OUTING WITH SOMERSET WEST BIRD CLUB

Happening on the 18th November 2017
Members of the Somerset West Bird Club have requested us to show them around at some of the top birding destinations along the Cape Whale Coast. This promises to be an interesting opportunity to sh... Read more

YEAR-END FUNCTION ON SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER

Happening on the 18th November 2017
KINDLY NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS EARLIER THAN USUAL AS SO MANY MEMBERS ARE OFTEN NOT AVAILABLE IN DECEMBER. PLEASE DIARISE THIS EVENT.  The year-end function will take the form of a braai an... Read more