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Spring Ring 2017
 
The club's annual 'Spring Ring' took place on Saturday 9th September 2017. Fellow bird ringer, Billy Attard, and I arrived at the Aloe Ridge Dam in the Polokwane Nature Reserve at 4 am and immediately set off to get our nets up and open before dawn. We managed it with a few minutes to spare and decided to treat ourselves to a cup of coffee while waiting for the morning traffic (i.e. the feathered kind) to pick up. ... [read more]
Eshowe naweek uitstappie: Sep 2017
 
Wat 'n heerlike naweek - diep in die bosveld langs die Limpoporivier in die teenwoordigheid van die beste gasheer en gasvrou waarvoor enigiemand kan hoop. Vrydagmiddag het die wat bevoorreg was om vroeg te ry, al heerlik gekuier, gebraai en nesgeskrop terwyl die laatslapers so stuk-stuk daar aangekom het, met Richter en Rowan laaste in die ry net voor middernag. ... [read more]
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]


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