BIRD COURSE 19 OCTOBER 2013
On Saturday 19 October 2013 Roy Cowgill and Steve Davis will be presenting a half-day course on “Swifts and Swallows – making a summer”. At the end of the morning, you will understand the differences between the two groups, be able to recognize and separate them, have learnt the key characteristics between them, and all of the above by using the 8 Point Framework for identification of these birds.
Venue : Paradise Valley Nature Reserve Conference Centre, Pinetown.
Directions : From M13 westbound, take the Stapleton Road/New Germany turn-off. (Exit 16). Keep left into Eden Road. Follow Eden Road past the Blood Bank, turn right into Oxford Road. The reserve is at the end of the road.
Time: 08h30 – registration.
09h00 – workshop begins
13h00 – workshop ends
Entrance fee : R70 per BirdLife member; R90 per non-member.
Materials : Writing pad and pen or pencil, binoculars for afterwards. Notes will be provided but it is recommended that you use a guide book as well.
Tea, coffee and refreshments will be available on arrival and mid-morning. You are welcome to bring your own picnic baskets, and to have lunch at the conclusion of the workshop.
Saturday 19 October
Bookings : Lesley Frescura
083 231 3408