Courses offered by Roy Cowgill & Steve Davis

Courses offered by Roy Cowgill & Steve Davis

Dear all,

Your committee has been discussing proposed courses that can be offered by the club in 2014. We are busy processing one for Dave Bishop for April but want to finalise one for July/August for Steve and Roy. They have sent me the attached list of courses that they can do for us, and I would be glad if members who are interested could let me know which ones they would like to attend. We could combine the shorter ones for a day at Paradise Valley or a morning finishing at 13.00.

Kind regards

Lesley

Bird Courses and Talks – Roy Cowgill and Steve Davis

Title
Talk (+/- 1 hr)
Day Course (+/- 4 hr)
Digital
BIRD BASICS AND BEHAVIOUR
Parasitism or Brood Parasites
Migration
Territory and Behaviour
Bird Sounds and Calls
Feathers as Flags
Bird Flight
Why is a bird a bird?

BIRD GROUPS
Warblers and Cisticolas
Swifts and Swallows
Shorebirds
Nightbirds(2 hr)

Look-a-like Birds
HABITATS
Grassland Birds
Forest Birds
Bushveld/Woodland Birds
Waterbirds
Mt Moreland Swallows
Gardening for Birds
Garden Birds and their Calls
Indigenous Garden Planning
BIRDING PLACES
Drakensberg Birds 1/2
Birding in KZN
Birding in the Okavango
Birding in South America
Birding in the Galapagos
Birding in Australia
Birding in Borneo

OTHER
Rare Birds and their Significance
SABAP2

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