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The Cape Bird Club Jubilee 1948 to 1998.




Jo Hobbs compiled and edited the 55 page Special Edition, a supplement to the Promerops magazine in April 1998, as a tribute to the Club, its members and their achievements.

Below are the chapters of this historical look at our Club and thank you to Jo for this wonderful record.

The Cape Bird Club Jubilee 1948 to 1998.

The CBC – How it began.


Chapter 2.    1948 – 1975.
The Broekhuysen era – some of the
characters and events of the time.


Chapter 4.    1985 – 1989.
The later years – bringing us and up to date.


Cape Bird Club publications.


Chapter 1.
Memories of a fledgling CBC.


Chapter 3.    1975 – 1985.
The middle years – achievements,
events and personalities of the time.


 Chapter 5.
Our ever-changing bird life.


Letters of congratulations.