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Beginner Birder Outing
 
Another successful outing was held in the Polokwane nature reserve on Saturday 22 March 2014. 23 members of our club eagerly gathered outside the gate just before 7:00. The group was well represented by a lot of our new members and our youngest participant was 12 years old! The day started out cloudy and cool as we moved to the picnic site at the back of the reserve. ... [read more]
Zaagkuildrift na Kgomo-Kgomo Uitstappie 8 Maart 2014
 
Ons dag het vroeg begin met 6 lede van die klub (Richter, Gershwin, Conrad, Jody, Marc en Julia Friskin) wat 04:30 vanaf die golfklub se hek vertrek het. Met al die reen wat al geval het en wat nog voorspel is, was ons maar redelik bekommerd oor hoe die pad by Zaagkuil sou lyk en of ons tot by die vloedvlakte sou uitkom. Oppad soontoe het dit plek-plek fyn gereen en naby Kranskop kon ons sien dat die veld weerskante onder water was. ... [read more]
Summarised 2014 Summer CWAC count
 
On Tuesday 25 February Joe Grosel, Charles Hardy and Bruce Goetsch set off to count the water birds at three sites around Polokwane as part of the biannual CWAC counts administered by the Animal Demography Unit. Unfortunately due to the low water levels and ongoing human disturbance the Sterkloop wetlands didnt produce much with only five species and 29 birds recorded there. ... [read more]
Ringing report for Polokwane Nature Reserve 1-2 March 2014
 
Birdlife Polokwanes annual ringing weekend was held on the weekend of 1-2 March 2014. As usual it was well attended with, amongst others, people from Phalaborwa, Letsitele and Mokopane also dropping in to see what bird ringing is all about. About 30 people visited the ringing station and it was heartening to see so many of the new club members there. ... [read more]


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