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JUNE PHOTO GALLERY BY BIRDLIFE OVERBERG MEMBERS

Posted on the 7th July 2019
Our members yet again produced a bumper crop of brilliant bird images during the month of June. Herewith just a few of these photographs. The photo gallery with many more images can be enjoyed at t... Read more »

APPRECIATION TO THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG CHARITY GOLF DAY DONORS AND SPONSORS OF PRIZES

Posted on the 5th June 2019
APPRECIATION TO THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG CHARITY GOLF DAY DONORS AND SPONSORS OF PRIZES BirdLife Overberg Charity Golf Day in support of our CleanMarine project is to be presented at the Hermanus Go... Read more »

A FLIGHT HIGHER BIRD APPRECIATION COURSE

Posted on the 21st May 2019
We have recently launched “A FLIGHT HIGHER”, a bird appreciation course designed for intermediate and more experienced bird-watchers. We are extremely happy with the outcomes of this co... Read more »

Trip Reports

BLACK-WINGED KITES MATING AND BUILDING NEST

Posted on the 23rd June 2019
(Steve Peck continues with his fascinating observations of the Black-winged Kite pair building their nest. The full story should be read from bottom to top – Ed.)  On Wednesday 3 Jul... Read more »

GLOBAL BIG BIRD COUNT REPORT PART 2: FROM SANDBAAI T0 AGULHAS

Posted on the 9th May 2019
This is the second report on Saturday’s quarterly big bird count and covers the area between Sandbaai and Cape Agulhas. Members of BirdLife Overberg again participated in our quarterly Global... Read more »

GLOBAL BIG BIRD COUNT REPORT PART 1: FROM ONRUS TO ROOIELS

Posted on the 8th May 2019
(Report by Jenny Parsons, Aiden van Heerden and Anton Odendal). Members of BirdLife Overberg again participated in our quarterly Global Big Day count co-ordinated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithol... Read more »

Sightings

SPOTTED THICK-KNEES HATCHING

Posted on the 14th December 2018
BirdLife Overberg member Ingrid Grundlingh witnessed this wonderful sequal of events in her garden and was fortunate enough to get these marvelous images of the chicks hatching. Enjoy! ... Read more »

DEON AND DIANE STEENKAMP CELEBRATE BIRDING AT CHOBE

Posted on the 30th November 2018
The BirdLife Overberg year-end function was very entertaining as we invited seven members to showcase their favourite photographs taken during the year. They were all invited to select their own th... Read more »

CHARLES NAUDE CELEBRATES BIRDING AT OKAVANGO AND HOEDSPRUIT

Posted on the 30th November 2018
The BirdLife Overberg year-end function was very entertaining as we invited seven members to showcase their favourite photographs taken during the year. They were all invited to select their own th... Read more »