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NEW SERIES ON FIGHTING THE PLASTIC WASTE AND LITTER MONSTER

Posted on the 9th August 2018
The Overstrand municipality started with waste recycling many years ago and most of us have become used to doing our bit to recycle towards a cleaner environment. Hermanus has further won several e... Read more »

REPORT ON THE BIRDLIFE OVERBERG XMAS IN JULY DINNER ON 28 JULY 2018

Posted on the 31st July 2018
It would be impossible to meaningfully describe the success of Saturday evening’s event. We therefore decided to only give a brief overview. Descriptive images are being loaded systematically... Read more »

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAD ASSISTED WITH XMAS IN JULY DINNER

Posted on the 30th July 2018
We would like to express our appreciation to sponsors, members and friends who had contributed so much to the success of our Xmas in July event on 28 July 2018. DONORS AND PARTNERS Dale Wri... Read more »

Trip Reports

STEVE PECK BIRDS IN THE SOUTHERN PARTS OF KRUGER

Posted on the 18th August 2018
Lee Peck participated in the Skukuza half marathon giving Steve the opportunity to come back with yet another fine selection of bird images from the park. Some of his images are also being incorpor... Read more »

REPORT ON THE MORNING VISIT TO THE DYER ISLAND CONSERVATION TRUST

Posted on the 10th August 2018
On our arrival, on a beautiful clear but very crisp morning, the BLO members were welcomed at the Great White House by Brenda du Toit for coffee and muffins, while she gave us an overview of the ac... Read more »

RICHARD MASSON CELEBRATES COLOURFUL BIRDS OF NAMIBIA

Posted on the 25th July 2018
(We have received vast numbers of excellent images with this report and post only some of these here. Others will be included in the photo gallery received from BirdLife Overberg members during Jul... Read more »

Sightings

THE SAGA OF THE LITTLE RINGED PLOVER BY BRYN DE KOCKS

Posted on the 3rd November 2017
The Saga of the Little Ringed Plover (This article first appeared in the latest edition of “Batis”, the newsletter of the Somerset West Bird Club – Ed.) Most of us, if not ... Read more »

SOME NEW VAGRANT SPECIES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA DURING 2017

Posted on the 3rd November 2017
(This overview first appeared in this week’s “Batis”, the newsletter of the Somerset West Bird Club. – Ed). 2017 – A Spectacular Year for Rarities 2017 has been a ... Read more »

THE BEST EVER SA RARE BIRD NEWS REPORT FOR THE WESTERN CAPE!

Posted on the 6th December 2016
(Trevor Hardaker's SA Rare Bird News of 5 December certainly illustrates why the Western Cape is tops when it comes to birding in general and producing huge twitches in particular. - Ed.) O... Read more »