Monthly Archives: September 2016
Long-crested eagle project in KwaZulu-Natal. A Plea from Prof. Colleen Downs. Long-crested eagles (Lophaetus occipitalis) are considered common raptors in parts of KwaZulu-Natal but relatively little has been documented on aspects of their ecology. Consequently we initiated a PhD project … Continue reading
Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 September 2016 Report by Paul and Sally Bartho This was both a Week-end and Sunday outing. It was attended by ten members for the weekend and a further eleven for the Sunday outing. And as usual … Continue reading
Wednesday 21 September 2016 Report back by Sandi du Preez. Msinsi was rather quiet on arrival except for the many Kurrichane Thrushes running about busily, but soon livened up with the birds celebrating Springtime. A few Rattling Cisticolas were calling … Continue reading
Dear All Click here to see the movements of our Bearded Vultures: Jeremia, Springbok, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie and click here to see the movements of our Cape Vultures Bennie and Shuttle for the period 18 to 25 September 2016. … Continue reading
Click here to see the Cape Vulture movements of those tagged and click here to see the movements of tagged Bearded Vultures.
Click here to read the latest VulPro newsletter. Information about VulPro VulPro – The Vulture Conservation Programme of South Africa is a unique stand-alone programme based in the North West Province. VulPro rescues and rehabilitates grounded vultures and raptors, giving … Continue reading
This week is your last chance to pledge your support for the Bearded Vulture project. Please consider a pledge for even R1 per minute- every bit counts! Go to http://www.rhinopeakchallenge.co.za/people-pledge/?celeb_id=4 to make your pledge.
For those of you who live in and around the Durban area. I have been asked numerous times “To whom can I go to get my binoculars cleaned or fixed ?” Well I have a name for you. He worked … Continue reading
Report by Paul and Sally Bartho 8th t0 9th September 2016 Only one night was spent in Kamberg Nature reserve on the way to family in the Berg. Fortunately the weather was clear but cool when we arrived until we … Continue reading
Saturday Outing to Tanglewood Farm NR 3 September 2016 We had an excellent turnout – the weather could have been a bit better but the cool/slightly overcast sky made walking very pleasant. Our bird count was in the region of … Continue reading
Dear Friends, Another year has gone by and we have been preparing for Benvie Open Garden again. We have had some nice unseasonal rain in July and again in August and quite a lot of colour is emerging in the … Continue reading
Click here to read the BirdLife Plettenberg Bay latest newsletter.