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FLYING HIGHER TALKS ON WINTER BIRDING IN SOME NATIONAL PARKS

Happening from the 24th May 2021 to 28th May 2021

Several pre-recorded talks from the ‘Getting more out of Birding’ series are currently being ordered in view of visits to various National Parks. Enquiries are also being received on bird-watching conditions at some of these top birding destinations now that most of the migrants are gone. A unique series of talks is being developed to assist birders in their preparations to visit some of these destinations during the winter months. Two talks will focus on the Kruger National Park, one on the southern section and the other on the northern section, featuring the Punda Maria and Pafuri regions. Birding opportunities in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park during this chilly time of year will also be highlighted. The roads through the Tankwa Karoo are always popular and deserve investigation. A talk on the hugely underrated West Coast National Park without the famous migratory waders concludes the series. This talk further highlights conditions in the park during the flower season. Handy hints on birding during this underrated bird-watching time of year are given, basic clues on the identification of birds are provided and anecdotal information on their survival skills and foraging strategies is shared.

SCHEDULE
MONDAY 24 MAY
Birding in the SOUTHERN SECTION OF THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK during winter months
TUESDAY 25 MAY
Birding in the NORTHERN SECTION OF THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK during winter months, featuring the Punda Maria and Pafuri regions
WEDNESDAY 26 MAY
The KGALAGADI TRANSFRONTIER PARK in winter – much more than just migrants and visiting raptors
THURSDAY 27 MAY
Preparing to visit the TANKWA KAROO in winter when the region is often transformed in a flower spectacle
FRIDAY 29 MAY
The WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK in winter – great terrestrial birding and spectacular flower shows

ARRANGEMENTS:
SERIES: Winter birding in selected National Parks

DATES: 24 to 28 May 2021

FORMAT: All five talks will be forwarded to participants with WeTransfer on the dates advertised.

COSTS: R 500.00 per person for the series or R 100.00 per individual session.

REGISTRATION: Contact Elaine at mwjasser@mweb.co.za or WhatsApp at 082 455 8402 to register or to obtain more information.

NOTE: Gift vouchers to attend the course are available – an ideal gift for budding birders.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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