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BIRDING AT THE WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK - A MUST DO OVER THE HOLIDAY PERIOD

Posted on the 13th December 2018
The WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK (S33º 14’643” E18º 12’145”) is an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (SA 105) and a RAMSAR site. The Park includes the beach and ... Read more »

10 TOP BIRD-WATCHING DESTINATIONS IN THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN AREA

Posted on the 13th December 2018
Where does one go bird-watching in the Cape Town area during the Easter holiday period? Find details of all the top bird-watching destinations in the Cape Town area at this link:  http://w... Read more »

THE LOWER BERG RIVER WETLANDS (VELDDRIF) - A TOP BIRDING DESTINATION ALONG THE CAPE WEST COAST

Posted on the 13th December 2018
Once the Lower Berg River Wetlands at Velddrif are reached from Piketberg, the first birding hotspot along the R399 is DE PLAAT. (S32º 48’05.62” E18º 12’53.45”) Th... Read more »

Trip Reports

THE TWO STEVES BIRD THE NAPIER DISTRICT

Posted on the 3rd December 2018
Napier Birding…. Unfortunately the proposed field trip to Napier was called off for today, however that didn’t stop the two Steve’s (Bailey and Peck) from popping out for a ... Read more »

REPORT ON BIRDLIFE OVERBERG FUN ON BIRDING BIG DAY

Posted on the 27th November 2018
Members of BirdLife Overberg and a variety of other birders participated in BirdLife South Africa’s annual Birding Big Day on Saturday 24 November 2018. As usual it also formed part of BirdLi... Read more »

TRIP REPORT ON BIRDLIFE OVERBERG IN NATURES VALLEY

Posted on the 20th November 2018
Eighteen BirdLife Overberg members again spent five days at Kostaplentie, the fantasic Nature's Valley home of Buks and Annette de la Rey. The buildings are well appointed and marvelously equip... Read more »

Sightings

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 »

STEVE PECK CELEBRATES BIRDING AT NAPIER

Posted on the 21st 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 »