Cape Town and beyond

Originally posted on Birds are our Story:
25th to 30th January 2020 This trip was planned at the very last minute. On the 23rd January I was told that my hip revision was postponed from 29th January to 3rd February. So, to fill in the week’s wait we decided to go to the Cape to find a few specials in Velddrif and at the same… Continue reading Cape Town and beyond

More Members Join the Lockdown Challenge

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? It seems as if the Challenge is finally attracting a few more participants.  We now have 30 teams (pairs or individuals) making up around 50 members.  It is not too late to send in your lists if you still want to participate.  It’s a great motivator and I have been up and about before first light on the… Continue reading More Members Join the Lockdown Challenge

Selena Flores on Instagram: “#ZALockdownBirds Day 9: Cacophonous chorus of Helmeted Guineafowl in the wee hours, Cape Robin-chat, Grey-headed Sparrow, Red-winged…”

View this post on Instagram #ZALockdownBirds Day 9: Cacophonous chorus of Helmeted Guineafowl in the wee hours, Cape Robin-chat, Grey-headed Sparrow, Red-winged Starling (local individual mimics a "wheee-hoo!" whistle & it is HILARIOUS), Laughing Dove, Ring-necked/Cape Turtle Dove, Greater Double-collared Sunbird, Cape Weaver, Cape White-eye, Amethyst Sunbird, Cape Batis, White-necked Raven, Olive Thrush, Common/European Starling, Red-eyed Dove, & lastly, African Sacred Ibis gliding against the … Continue reading Selena Flores on Instagram: “#ZALockdownBirds Day 9: Cacophonous chorus of Helmeted Guineafowl in the wee hours, Cape Robin-chat, Grey-headed Sparrow, Red-winged…”