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Bird club outing to Steendal
 
Saturday February 3rd, a beautiful summers morning was enjoyed by ten members of Birdlife Polokwane at the very picturesque Steendal farm situated approximately 20 km south of Polokwane along the Kopermyn Road. The good rains that fell at the end of January and the crystal clear skies on the day were just the right ingredients required for a very productive mornings birding. After we were met at the entrance ... [read more]
Bird ringing report: University of Limpopo 2018-02-16
 
Sometimes things dont go as planned, yet it all works out in the end. I had such a day on 16th February 2018 when I was ringing birds on the campus of the University of Limpopo. I had a relatively late start to the day and arrived at the ringing site about an hour later than I wanted to. To make an already bad situation worse, upon arrival it was still drizzling with rain ... [read more]
A new distribution record for Spike-heeled Lark in the Polokwane area
 
Whilst doing some fieldwork near Dikgale east of Polokwane in early January 2018, I heard the peculiar but unmistakable call of Spike-heeled Lark. I was most surprised as this was way outside its known range in the Limpopo Province. I located a pair but while photographing them I heard some more individuals calling on the other side of a deep gully. ... [read more]
Wolkberg outing - 28 Oct 2017
 
What an interesting but very COLD day! The whole week we were concerned about the predicted bad weather, but we were determined to go out birding nonetheless. We managed an early start (5:30) and despite the cold wind and overcast conditions we saw some nice birds. With five vehicles attempting the rough Wolkberg terrain we were quickly onto species like Southern Black Flycatcher (Swartvlieevanger), ... [read more]


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