I’m A Biter!

Originally posted on Through Open Lens:
F/10.0, 1/400, ISO 800. Common Loon ( Nonbreeding adult?) Why did the teddy bear say no to dessert? Because she was stuffed. Interesting Fact:?Loons shoot through the water like a torpedo, propelled by powerful thrusts of feet located near the rear of their body. When their quarry changes direction, loons can execute an abrupt flip-turn that would make Olympic… Continue reading I’m A Biter!

New Committee

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
Following the AGM held on Wednesday evening, HBC is pleased to announce the new committee for 2019.? The members are: Chairman; John Saunders,? Deputy Chairman and Blog; Ronnie Hazell,? ?Treasurer; Keith Brooke-Sumner,? ?Secretary; Monika von Oppell,? ?Projects; Guy Redford,? ?Social Co-ordinator: Sue Franck, and? ?Walks and Talks: Lester van Groeningen. We say farewell to departing Committee Members, Craig Holmes,… Continue reading New Committee

Outing to De Mond on Thursday 7 March

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? Thursday’s outing to De Mond is going ahead.  There is a good chance for rain, but only in the afternoon, so let’s go and see what we can find in this fascinating reserve.  We will meet at Fernkloof at 7:00 am to consolidate the transport arrangements.  Please remember to bring along some refreshments, as it will be a… Continue reading Outing to De Mond on Thursday 7 March