Montana Birding

Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 13 April to 18 May 2016 Sally and I were invited to my nephew’s wedding in the USA. We took the opportunity to go to the wedding as well as to spend time with my sister, Tania and her husband, Doug in Montana. Of course we managed quite a…

Message from Mark Anderson

Mark’s Message: See the Bird Matters Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/birdmatters/?fref=nf or watch the video on You Tube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvGOlPDURgs. Please encourage bird club members to watch the Bird Matters videos. Regards Mark Mark D. Anderson Chief Executive Officer Isdell House, 17 Hume Road (cnr Hume Road/Jan Smuts Drive), Dunkeld West 2196, Gauteng Private Bag X5000,…

NORTH PARK N.R

OUTING TO NORTH PARK N.R.  WED. 18 MAY 2016 Unfortunately some people didn’t turn up as they got lost and could not find the reserve. But the four of us that did arrive had a good morning of birding. As usual, forest birding was not always easy and produced some rather sore necks! After the…

Your support is needed

Hi all The South African Government has not been receiving much positive press recently. However, there is some really good news, and BLSA believes it’s highly commendable and worth supporting. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has published a gazette listing 22 new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). There is now a chance to show support…

Palmiet Saturday Outing

Report by Elena Russell Palmiet was a wash-out but great pics of the raging Palmiet! The Saturday outing to the Palmiet Nature Reserve was rained out. I drove through Westville in pouring rain which eased off slightly as I arrived at the reserve. Four hardy souls had also ventured out in the hopes of some birding. We walked…