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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. You will notice that we have a new Cape Vulture on the … Continue reading

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Alverstone Outing

Saturday 7 October 2017 Report by Elena Russell It was an amazing morning. The mist did not lift till nearly 8 o’clock so the birding was spasmodic. We would hear a Dark-capped Bulbul and then a dark shape would fly … Continue reading

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BirdLife Trogons Newsletter

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (Click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject  

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture Tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. I am still awaiting the autopsy report from Kloutjie and will share … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (Click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. Unfortunately no movements for Kloutjie from now on. We found him dead … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. It looks like Kloutjie has stopped moving for a few days … Continue reading

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Tanglewood Farm NR

Report by Elena Russell Saturday 2nd September 2017 Let’s not keep the best for last, on  Saturday we had two rarities!! Firstly the Ayre’s Hawk Eagle up on the grasslands being harassed by a Yellow billed Kite – we have … Continue reading

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SAPPI Stanger

3rd September 2017 Report by Rex Aspeling We started on a perfect Spring day with 8 BLPN members and 5 guests. The water level at the Tranquillity Bird Hide (SAPPI Stanger Bird Hide) was very high and reduced the mudflats … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. Hopefully many of you participated in the annual Vulture Count Day … Continue reading

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Weekend at Oribi Gorge.

 25th – 27th August 2017 Report by Jane Morris/Roseblade Oribi gorge always offers great birding with dramatic scenery thrown in for good measure and I for one was really looking forward to this weekend away.  Despite predictions of rain on … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject

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News on the Wing found in Hillcrest/Waterfall

From: Elena Russell [mailto:elenarussell@telkomsa.net] Sent: 23 August 2017 01:48 PM To: David Allan Subject: FW: Wing Hi David The wing was found under a tree in my sister’s garden – Hillcrest/Waterfall area. There were also pheasant feathers (at least that’s … Continue reading

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Empisini Outing

Sunday 20 August 2017 Nine members and three visitors – some of the visitors got lost, a GPS does not always work but cell phones do and with a few judicious directions eventually everybody arrived. We had decided to walk … Continue reading

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Outing to Durban Botanical Gardens

 16 August 2017 Report by Sandi Du Preez The weather forecast looked bad – cloudy/rainy and gale-force winds. But 9 lucky birders were blessed with a glorious sunny, wind-free morning. Waiting at the entrance for everyone to arrive, we had … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (Click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject

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Vulture Hide – Oribi

Hi Netters, With the holiday season once again creeping up on us very quickly, here are the dates for our scheduled vulture viewing experiences to the end of the year. (If you have never been then you are missing out … Continue reading

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Latest Cape and Bearded Vulture tracks

Dear All Please find attached (Click here) the movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture; Bennie for the past week. Kind regards Sonja Krüger http://www.projectvulture.org.za/ https://www.facebook.com/projectvulture https://twitter.com/vultureproject

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Kenneth Stainbank Outing

Report by Elena Russell Saturday 5th August 2017 I hadn’t been to Stainbank for quite some time, I must have had a reason? Stainbank is superb – the sun was shining, sky of blue and the birds were everywhere. The … Continue reading

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