Seabirds at Risk. Continue reading Seabirds at Risk
Peter Chadwick writes in the May 2012 Getaway magazine about eabirds at risk. They play a role in maintaining balance in ecosystems and bring tourists to our shores, yet more than half of South Africa’s breeding coastal bird species are threatened. With 2500km of coastline, South Africa boasts one of the richest marine areas in the world. This in turn attracts a myriad sea- and … Continue reading Seabirds at Risk
Went to Die Oog today. This is what it looks like. The water level has risen slightly from my last visit but the bird life is still very poor. The Red-knobbed Coot had juveniles. There was also the resident pair of Thick-knee and a resident Fiscal Shrike. Continue reading Die Oog Visit
Pic trial. Continue reading Pic trial
Table Mountain has now OFICIALLY been declared one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. Continue reading Table Mountain
SANBI and ADU require your help. You are living near a research area for a SANBI approved research project if you stay in the southern peninsula of Cape Town. Your observations can help us to understand how birds are vulnerable to climate change. The project marks fynbos birds with colour rings and numbered metal rings, to help us study their movements, behaviour and survival. If … Continue reading Bird sightings needed.