Three Nights at Aloe Ridge

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
Aloe Ridge Cottages overlooking the Breede River Birding in the Overberg during the dry season certainly presents difficulties and a few frustrations. But the sixteen Hermanus birders who left Hermanus on Tuesday 29 March rose to the challenge and between us we bagged over 90 birds during our away trip. The accommodation at Aloe Ridge on the Breede River… Continue reading Three Nights at Aloe Ridge

Outing to De Mond Postponed until 14 April

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
Having looked at the weather forecast for tomorrow, it would seem prudent to postpone our outing to De Mond until next week, when it looks better. The same arrangements will be in place regarding starting times, etc., and we may even have John back to guide us! Better safe than sorry, especially with fuel costing so much! Continue reading Outing to De Mond Postponed until 14 April

The Endangered Black Harrier

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
Anne Philip asked me to post this interesting article she came across; I picked up a back copy of Village News which dealt with Celebrating 10 years of Renosterveld Conservation (18 March 2022 page 12) in the Overberg. Somehow I had overlooked the last column focusing on one of the elusive bird species we had identified on the Breede… Continue reading The Endangered Black Harrier