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A PROVISIONAL BIRD CHECKLIST FOR THE OVERBERG REGION

Posted on the 5th May 2021
BIRDS OF THE OVERBERG – A PROVISIONAL CHECKLIST (This checklist was compiled in May 2021 after the completion of Steve Peck's report on birds recorded in the Overberg region during th... Read more »

THE ENDEMIC BIRD SPECIES OF THE LANGEBERG REGION

Posted on the 17th April 2021
(These are provisional lists of the endemic and near-endemic bird species recorded in the Langeberg local municipal region of the Western Cape. All comments on changes, corrections and additions wo... Read more »

INTERESTING OBSERVATIONS OF BIRDS DURING MARCH 2021

Posted on the 31st March 2021
We have received too many interesting photographs and stories during March, with the result that we only selected a few of these. Keep in mind that the photo gallery of images taken by members will... Read more »

Trip Reports

CASUAL BIRDING AT STANFORD

Posted on the 25th April 2021
A few of us enjoyed a very enjoyable outing to Stanford yesterday. Conditions were not optimal for birding as it was a typical in-between autumn day and there was a cross-country race with us havin... Read more »

MATA-MATA WYS HAAR VERE

Posted on the 1st April 2021
(This article by club member MC Botha was first published in BY, the supplement to BEELD and BURGER on Saturday 27 March 2021 – Ed.) Die buitengewoon goeie reëns in die Kalahari het... Read more »

Trip Report on Napier Gravel Roads 14 November 2020

Posted on the 15th November 2020
On Saturday 14 November 2020 members of BirdLife Overberg had a trip out to Napier to sample the birds that the gravel roads and recently harvested fields had to offer. This type of trip diffe... Read more »

Sightings

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 »