BirdLife Kwazulu-Natal Forum Meeting at WESSA, Umgeni Nature Reserve, Howick

Please note all are welcome and encouraged to attend Forum on Saturday 1 March.


BirdLife Kwazulu-Natal Forum Meeting at WESSA, Umgeni Nature Reserve, Howick

SATURDAY 1st March, 2014.


08.30 – 12.30 :  7 half-hour sessions until lunch at 13h00. The afternoon session commences at 14h00 and ends 16h15.  Each speaker has 30 mins for a presentation of facts and information. Club matters together with other members will be discussed at the end of the afternoon sessions





08.15 Welcome and Introduction. Roy Cowgill KZN Council representative
08.30 BLSA report

KZN Conservation

IBA Assessments

Nic Theron
09.00 To be announced Martin Taylor
09.30 EIA- Report back on Dugout Port and Back of Port. Arnia van Vuuren
10.00 Blue Swallows from South Africa Mist belt to Malawian mountains Dr Ian Little


11.00 One chameleon, two chameleon, three chameleon and more! Dr Jessica da Silva
11.30 Cape Parrot report back Prof Colleen Downs
12.00 Cape Vulture: Morgan Pheffer

Crowned Eagle: Shane Mc Pherson

Report back given by Prof Colleen Downs
12.30 Marine Wertlands of Durban. Steve Davis


14.00 2014 KZN Wader and Waterbird Survey Nic Theron
14.30 SABAP2 Collin Summersgill
15.00 BLSA teleconference report back on local fora in South Africa Lesley Frescura,

Tim Wood,

Roy Cowgill



15.45 Report back from all club Chairmen on Club matters.

Future Forum programmes.

All club portfolio members.
16.15 General Roy Cowgill
16.30 Closure  
17.00 Chairs and branch/club informal discussions in preparation for Sunday meeting Lesley Frescura

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