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Who Says Winter Birding Is Not Productive?
 
Many people think that birding is best kept for the summer months, when the migrants have arrived and when the birds are at their most active. During the July holidays we proved that birding can be just as successful in winter as in summer. Our trip started off at Mogalakwena River Lodge, an area well known for its sightings of African Finfoot. My dad and I took turns scanning the river from the deck overlooking the river hoping to see this elusive bird. ... [read more]
Uitstappie na Mockford Plaas Outing to Mockfords Vulture Restaurant
 
Saterdag oggend toe die son sy eerste strale tussen die yskoue gras uitsteek toe bewonder ons groep al klaar 'n paar Langkuifarende in die dooie bome by die Mocfords se plaashek. Onder Richter se leiding het ons die pad na die Aasvoelrestaurant aangepak met die hoofdoel om die Witaasvoel (Palm-nut Vulture) te kan sien. Die trekker en sleepwa het net 'n paar oopgsnyde varke afglaai toe ons daar aankom en ... [read more]
Polokwane Game Reserve - Beginner Bird Outing
 
The day started out misty and cold but despite that a few birders still turned up. Present were Richter van Tonder, Mark and Julia Friskin, Leonie Kellerman, Les Reynolds and Rahul, Paul and Anokha van Manen. Led by Richter we drove to the Tom Naude grave site and where we saw Blue Waxbills, Wattled Starling, Green Woodhoopoe, Forktailed Drongo, Brown-hooded Kingfisher, Red-billed Oxpecker, Burnt-necked Eremomela, ... [read more]
Durban 'MAD DASH'
 
Richter, Jody and I (Rowan) again decided to do a mad dash on the 11th and 12th of June 2016. This time we had our sights on Durban and its surrounding area. This trip was planned months ahead of time to be able to get in contact with people that could assist us in getting our target species. We also had to research all possible spots that would best provide us with the maximum hit rate for all the species in this short period of time. ... [read more]


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