Bird Club is one of 32 national affiliates of BirdLife
South Africa and
is for all people, who want to learn more about wild birds in their
natural environment and
who are interested in their conservation and protection.
This is a friendly and
informal club which welcomes young and old who wish to share their
appreciation, understanding and knowledge of birds.
The Club's geographical area is the winter rainfall region of the
lying to the south and west of the Olifants and Breede rivers.
Our area is wonderfully
rich in birds and about 400 different species occur, which is 2/3 rds
many as in the whole of Britain and Europe - an area 130 times
Club Activities include:
- A monthly evening meeting
with interesting talks, and digital presentations on bird related topics.
- Regular half-day outings, at
least 3 times per month, often to places closed to the
- Other events eg. Weekend
Bird Courses, Weekend Birding Camps, Special outings for beginners
- Monthly bird counts at
selected wetland areas.
- Participation in
conservation and citizen science projects.
receive the following publications:
- The Cape Bird Club's own magazine (3 issues per year).
The magazine details club activities and eventsand carries
reports and articles on localsightings, observations,
conservation issues, travel, etc.
- Regular updates with reminders of Club activities,
events and news items.
You may also
subscribe (optional) to:
African Birdlife -
illustrated, popular glossy magazine at a special discount
price (6 issues p.a.) published by BirdLife South Africa.
- Africa's leading scientific ornithological journal.Enquiries
to BirdLife South Africa.
Membership of the Club
has an importance beyond the pleasure it brings to members.
more members we have the more authoritative is our voice in conservation
forward to hearing from you, print and complete the application form
and send it now!
Enquiries: Please phone Joan Ackroyd on 021 530
4435 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Cape Bird Club is
an Affiliated Member of BirdLife South Africa.
Membership of the Club includes an affiliation fee of R15.00.
The club seeks to promote the conservation, knowledge and enjoyment of
wild birds amoung its members and in the local community through
talks, courses and bird-watching activities and events.
BirdLife South Africa is the national NGO for the conservation of
birds and their habitats and is a partner of BirdLife International.
By joining BirdLife South Africa you support the national and
international effort to conserve our birdlife in South Africa and