Lady Stanford River Boat Cruise

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Photo: Explorio Next Tuesday 28 February 2023 52 members of the Hermanus Bird Club will embark on a fabulous trip on the Klein River skippered by the experienced birder and river captain, Peter Hochfelder. Please be at the launch site in time to embark at 08:00 if you’re on the morning cruise, and 17:00 for the sundowner trip. Bring… Continue reading Lady Stanford River Boat Cruise

Klein River Morning Cruise

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Our morning cruise on the Lady Stanford offered a great opportunity to see a good selection of water birds. The weather was perfect, although we did experience a slight headwind on our return. How strange it was to see no Flamingoes on the river – normally we see hundreds of them! There were very many African Darters, however, and… Continue reading Klein River Morning Cruise

Immature Cape Cormorants landing on beaches or in gardens.

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We have over the years received several reports of immature Cape Cormorants landing up on beaches or in gardens along the Overstrand coastline and being unable to fly. In recent weeks there had been an increase in such reports, particularly during spells of bad weather. We receive several calls about this from concerned members of the public and club… Continue reading Immature Cape Cormorants landing on beaches or in gardens.