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Club Outing at Pierre Homan
 
Our trip started at 5am on Saturday the 2nd of September, as we departed from Polokwane. Our main target for the day was the Thick-billed Cuckoo. We reached our destination about 20km's East of Tzaneen, after winding our way through Magoebaskloof and passing through Tzaneen in the early hours of the morning. We were a total of 7 birders on this outing ... [read more]
A new-found joy - birding outing to Kurisa Moya
 
Birding in the Afromontane forests at Kurisa Moya is now a regular feature on the Birdlife Polokwane birding calendar. This year's outing was on 19th August 2017 and it turned out to be one of the coldest days of the year so far. We were shivering as 18 of us walked towards the forest, but the beautiful calls of the forest birds made us forget about the cold and focus on the task at hand - five-star forest birding. As we ... [read more]
Morning outing to Steendal Farm
 
One of the nice things about birding is the element of surprise: sometimes you may see a new bird, sometimes you visit an area you have never been to before and are amazed by the scenery, or sometimes you see a bird in an area where it has never been recorded before. Sometimes you get to see all three in one go. On 12th August 2017, eleven of us met at the Polokwane Nature Reserve from where ... [read more]
Birding in Blouberg - and the origin of the name 'Helmetshrike'
 
From the 30th June to the 2nd of July we set out to spend the weekend at Blouberg Nature Reserve's Tamboti Camp. Situated just over 120km from Polokwane, Blouberg Nature Reserve is well known for hosting the largest breeding colony of Cape Vultures in the world. We arrived at the reserve and quickly picked up our first species, namely Southern White-crowned Shrike, Southern Red-billed Hornbill, Black-headed Oriole, and Kurrichane Thrush to name a few ... [read more]


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