6 – 8 February 2015: Sasol Big Birding Weekend – Kruger National Park

SANParks Honorary Rangers This well-known annual event is hosted by the West Rand Region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers. I will be based at the Punda Maria Rest Camp. This means that we will explore the far northern regions of the Kruger National Park, including Pafuri. This area supports a number of special birds, such as Mottled Spinetail, Tropical Boubou, Black-throated Wattle-eye,...
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13 – 15 February 2015: Woodland Bird Census – Nylsvley Nature Reserve

Friends of Nylsvley This will be the 16th annual census! If you would like to use your bird identification skills to contribute to avian monitoring and science, this is your opportunity. As the census has been running for so many years, interesting trends are becoming apparent. It will be a worthwhile and enjoyable weekend. I will participate in this event. In addition, I will clarify the...
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29 – 30 November 2014: Weekend tour to Nylsvley Nature Reserve

Ulrich Ecoventures The weekend at Nylsvley Nature Reserve was a great success. Although the Nyl River and its floodplain were fairly dry, birding at Vogelfontein was extremely good. Highlights were a juvenile ‘ringtail’ harrier (probably Montagu’s Harrier) and an African Pipit nest which I nearly stepped on. Nylsvley’s bushveld and woodland never disappoint. White-throated Robin-Chats displayed...
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14 – 16 November 2014: Sasol Big Birding Weekend – Marakele National Park, Thabazimbi

SANParks Honorary Rangers I assisted the Honorary Rangers of Marakele National Park to clarify the weekend's procedure and verify the bird records for the weekend.   My thanks to Piet and Margaret Coetzer and the team of Honorary Rangers for making this weekend such a success....
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13 – 14 September 2014: English / 11 – 12 Oktober 2014: Afrikaanse kursus

Course for Intermediate Birders BirdLife Northern Gauteng These courses were facilitated by BirdLife Northern Gauteng. Please see the Courses & Lectures page for feedback....
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