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SECOND SERIES OF FLYING HIGHER RECORDED TALKS ON WINTER BIRDING

Happening from the 28th June 2021 to 2nd July 2021

The first series of talks on birding conditions in some National Parks had proven to be very popular and orders for these talks are being received continually. Enquiries are now being received for talks on other top 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 over the next few months. Two talks will focus on the Augrabies and Karoo National Parks, not only as ideal stop-over points en-route to other destinations, but also as worthwhile parks for an extended stay. The winter wonderland of the Drakensberg region will be illustrated with birding at Giant’s Castle and the Golden Gate National Park. Winter birding at Tsitsikamma and Nature’s Valley offers excellent forest species as well as spectacular storms when pelagic species are often on view from shore. The green (and canola) season along the Overberg Wheatbelt has its own charm and visits to the Agulhas and Bontebok National Parks will be featured. 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 28 JUNE
Winter birding in the AUGRABIES NATIONAL PARK – The ideal stop-over when travelling to or from Namibia or the Kgalagadi TFP
TUESDAY 29 JUNE
Winter birding in the KAROO NATIONAL PARK – Arid Karoo birding at its best
WEDNESDAY 30 JUNE
Birding in the DRAKENSBERG REGION in winter, highlighting the Giant’s Castle Nature Reserve and the Golden Gate National Park
THURSDAY 1 JULY
Preparing for forest birding and more at the TSITSIKAMMA NATIONAL PARK and NATURE’S VALLEY
FRIDAY 2 JULY
The green season in the OVERBERG WHEATBELT including the best of winter birding at the Agulhas and Bontebok National Parks

ARRANGEMENTS:
SERIES: Winter birding in selected National Parks – Second series
DATES: 28 June to 2 July
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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