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BIRDS RECORDED DURING GREYTON OUTING ON 11 SEPTEMBER 2021

Posted on the 13th September 2021
Here is the list of species recorded during Saturday’s outing. See the brief report under ‘trip reports’ on the website. 1. APALIS, BAR-THROATED/ BANDKEELKLEINJANTJIE 2. BISH... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING SEPTEMBER 2021

Posted on the 1st September 2021
The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province during the month of September 2021. Keep in mind th... Read more »

OVERVIEW OF INTERESTING OVERBERG BIRD SIGHTINGS DURING AUGUST 2021

Posted on the 30th August 2021
DWARF BITTERN AT A SMALL WETLAND IN SANDBAAI, HERMANUS: Little doubt that this hugely out-of-range bird located by Theresa Milne was the star of the show this month. Hundreds of birders from far an... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING AUGUST 2021

Posted on the 2nd August 2021
The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province during the month of August 2021. Keep in mind that ... Read more »

INTERESTING SIGHTINGS OF BIRDS IN THE OVERBERG DURING JULY 2021

Posted on the 28th July 2021
The bird counts recorded in the Overberg region during July 2021 by members of BirdLife Overberg members and friends produced a commendable 200 species. This was done despite many of the migratory ... Read more »

RAPTORS OF THE NAPIER DISTRICT

Posted on the 20th July 2021
(Article and images - all taken at Napier - by Steve Peck). Napier sits in the wheatbelt of the Overberg, deep in the heart of rural farming. The area has a huge variety of habitats that provid... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JULY 2021

Posted on the 3rd July 2021
The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province during the month of July 2021. Keep in mind that th... Read more »

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JUNE 2021

Posted on the 6th June 2021
The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province during the month of June 2021. Keep in mind that th... Read more »

ONE YEAR OF COVID19 RESTRICTED BIRDING IN THE OVERBERG

Posted on the 4th May 2021
Report on the Year 1 April 2020 – 31 March 2021 Bird Sightings in the Overberg Region of the Western Cape, South Africa Report compiled by Steve Peck Since the country was gripped by... Read more »

BIRDS RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG DURING MAY 2021

Posted on the 2nd May 2021
BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING MAY 2021 The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province duri... Read more »

A SELECTION OF THE BEST BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG IN APRIL

Posted on the 27th April 2021
CRACKERS FOR THE MONTH The impressive list of birds recorded in the Overberg region during April once again illustrates the vast potential of bird-watching in the region. We thank all our members a... Read more »

INTERESTING OBSERVATIONS OF BIRDS DURING APRIL 2021

Posted on the 26th April 2021
We have again received some great reports during this month and herewith we highlight a few of these. There had been a major irruption of Red-billed Queleas in... Read more »

BIRD LIST FOR THE VROLIJKHEID NATURE RESERVE AT McGREGOR

Posted on the 21st April 2021
  Apalis Bar-throated Barbet Acacia Pied (Near-endemic) Batis Cape (Endemic) Batis Pririt (Near-endemic) Bee-eater European (Summer migrant) Bishop Southern Red Bishop Yellow ... Read more »

BIRD LIST FOR THE TOWN OF MONTAGU

Posted on the 21st April 2021
PROVISIONAL MONTAGU BIRD LIST This provisional list of birds recorded in Montagu town includes species confirmed in the Montagu Mountain Reserve. The species were recorded by the late Rob Martin ... Read more »

BIRD LIST FOR RIVERTON STUD, ROBERTSON DISTRICT

Posted on the 20th April 2021
Riverton Stud bird list This is a list of birds that had been recorded by teams of BirdLife Overberg members during three visits to Riverton Stud. A further ten species were added after the appli... Read more »