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Greater Limpopo Birding Routes - Off the beaten track birding in the Waterberg event
 
Thursday 19 Feb - It was a balmy Waterberg afternoon when an eager group of birders and nature lovers from Gauteng met Joe Grosel and Derek Engelbrecht from the Greater Limpopo Birding Routes at the lovely Shondoro Mountain Retreat. Shondoro is situated east of Vaalwater in a shallow ravine at the foot of the southern Waterberg. Our hosts, Rory and Yvette Muldoon went to great lengths to make our stay there as enjoyable as possible. ... [read more]
Why do African Broadbills have such a poor breeding success?
 
The enigmatic African Broadbills behaviour of typically sitting silent and motionless for extended periods, usually in the dense under storey. This means its presence in a particular area is often overlooked. For example between 1976 and 1985 there were only two records of the species in north-eastern Venda. The species then went unrecorded in the same area during the Southern African Bird Atlas Project from the late 1980s to early 1990s. ... [read more]
Greater Limpopo Birding Routes Event: The Stretton's Venda & Soutpansberg birding expedition 24 - 28 September 2014
 
On Wednesday 24 September (Heritage Day) ten birders from Gauteng joined Joe Grosel and Lisa Martus from the Greater Limpopo Birding Routes for an adventurous 5-day birding and cultural excursion into the heartland of Venda. The event kicked off at the lovely Shiluvari Lakeside Lodge situated on the banks of the Albasini Dam. Once everyone had settled in our host at Shiluvari Michel Girardin accompanied the group on an afternoon sundowner cruise on the dam aboard a motorized raft. ... [read more]
Visuil poging - Club Ranch Safaris
 
Ons was weer vroeg uit die vere Sondagoggend 31 Augustus om een van die groot 6 (in voel terme) te sien. Vir sommige is die voel slegs 'n miete en vir ander 'n besonderse spesie wat lank onthou sal word nl. die Visuil. Ons was 9 opgewonde voelkykers wat die pragtige uil die dag gaan soek het. Richter, Marcia, Gershwin, Conrad, Geoff en dan ons gaste van Birdlife SA en Witsvoelklub: Hanneline, Linda, Lance en Andy. ... [read more]


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