African Penquin Satellite Tracking

African Penquin Satellite Tracking Dear Clubs Please find attached a media release on important work that we’ve started. We’ve built an interactive website that allows users to follow the progress of the birds. Click on http://sosfestival.co.za/penguin-tracking/ to follow the birds. MEDIA RELEASE African Penguin Satellite Tracking Project launched Cape Town, 8 September 2013. BirdLife South Africa, the only…

White-winged Flufftail

Hi SABirdNetters, The amazing story (and excellent pics) about the White-winged Flufftail which turned up at King Shaka International Airport on Thursday are on BirdLife South Africa’s Facebook Page. There’s also news about BirdLife International’s proposal to uplist the species to globally “Critically Endangered”. If accepted by the IUCN, this will be the second South African bird (the other…

White-backed Duck

White-backed Duck On another note and aside from the above outing, I happened upon a White-backed Duck whilst golfing on Friday with my sons at the Cato Ridge Golf Club. It looked very happy and could well still be there if anyone wants to give it a twitch. It was seen at the small dam…