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Portugal & Spain Outing - 10 October 2015
 
Although it's not the real thing the beauty of the place and the rare visit to the Strydpoort Mountain habitat made it an outing to remember and it's just 50km from Polokwane. Seven of our club members and one visitor started the trip to the top of the mountain at 6:00. We entered through the Makapan Valley. Our altitude at the bottom was just above 1400m where we drove in a well wooded valley ... [read more]
Polokwane Bird Club Outing Club Ranch
 
Richter van Tonder ably assisted by Marcia hosted a most successful outing to Club Ranch, a hunting farm in the winter months, is situated slightly northwest of Alldays on the Limpopo bordering Botswana to the north; most successful from the birds, and for some lifers, that were seen but a little disappointing from the participation point of view. ... [read more]
Forest Drive Uitstappie - Aug 2015
 
Ons het die oggend vroeg begin en was al 6:30 by die Magoebaskloof hotel waar ons gegroet is met digte mis. Tien van ons het toe beweeg na die Forest Drive wat alom bekend is vir een van die beste plekke in Suid-Afrika vir woud spesies. Met ons aankoms aan die bokant van die forest drive het ons eers koffie en koekies geniet waar 'n hele paar Geelstreepboskruipers (Yellow-streaked Greenbul) ons vermaak het. ... [read more]
Chronicle of a first time birder
 
On Saturday the 11th July we took on an exciting expedition to the vulture restaurant at the Mockford Farm, (a piggery farm) about 20KM on the R101 route from Polokwane to Mokopane. We met at the farm's gate in the morning at 8:00, with some of the usual suspects and the Van Tonder twins. On our arrival, the pleasant smell of pigs made their statement, no mistake about that, but without a hassle we were permitted entrance. ... [read more]


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