Cape Bird Club
information@capebirdclub.org.za Join Now

Kirstenbosch Bird Walk

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

 photograph by Lynette de Beer.   Visitors to please bring binoculars with them to be able to see the smaller birds. The walks are free of charge, but the entrance fee for Kirstenbosch is payable. Please wear suitable clothing for the weather.   Your Leader today is Gigi Laidler. We meet at the Information desk at Gate 1. Organiser is Linda Hibbin.

Zandvlei CWAC Count.

Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve cor Derwent Cresent and Coniston Avemue, Steenberg, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Meet at the Main Gate of the Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve before 08h00. All are welcome, experienced or not. If you are new to birding, I shall put you into a group which will help you learn quickly and easily. There is always something new to be seen or heard. We need people in canoes, walking and in cars, it is a large area to survey. For more information contact Gavin Lawson or on 021 705 5224. See the bird count data for Zandvlei.

Free

OUTING – Tygerberg Nature Reserve Leader: Keith Roxburgh.

Tygerberg Nature Reserve 1 Totius Street, Welgemoed, Cape Town, Western Province, South Africa

Meet at 08h30. Tygerberg Nature Reserve is a 309 hectare reserve on the Tygerberg Hills. It supports one of the last remnants of the critically endangered Swartland Shale Renosterveld vegetation type and boasts 562 plant species. The reserve has 137 bird species recorded, including Black-winged Kite, Peregrine Falcon, and Barn Owl. The area is hilly and requires a level of fitness. Wear good walking shoes. Bring water and a snack. Directions: Take the N1 north to Bellville. At Exit 20 turn left onto the M16 for 1.2kms. At the 3rd traffic light turn left into Kommissaris Street and left again … Continued

CAR Count.

All day count. Please make arrangements with your usual team.

Free

Paarl Bird Sanctuary CWAC and Monthly Count.

Paarl Bird Sanctuary Drommedaris Road, Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

PBS will be open 09h00-11h00. No access after 11h00.   cbc count paarl 04 john fincham sept 2016 large

Free

Paarl Bird Sanctuary CWAC and Monthly Count.

Paarl Bird Sanctuary Drommedaris Road, Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

PBS will be open 09h00-11h00. No access after 11h00.   cbc count paarl 04 john fincham sept 2016 large

Free

Consol Glass HO, CWAC Count.

Ardagh (Consol) Glass Head Office 19 Silica Street, Athlone, Cape Town, western province, South Africa

    All are welcome, experienced or not. This is an important new site very close to Edith Stephens Nature Reserve. Meet at: 08h30 in the parking lot at Kwanza Sands Minerals, 19 Silica Road, Athlone. Contact Gerhard Bothma on 074 320 0813.

Free

Edith Stephens Nature Reserve Monthly Count.

Edith Stephens Nature Reserve Govan Mbeki Road, Philippi, Cape Town, Western Province, South Africa

Meet at 08h30 at the Reserve gates in Govan Mbeki Road.

Free

OUTING – Rondevlei Nature Reserve Leader: Merle Chalton

Rondevlei Nature Reserve Perth Rd & Fishermens Walk, Zeekoei Vlei, Cape Town, South Africa

Meet at 08h30.   (Note the winter starting time). These regular monthly outings are for all Rondevlei enthusiasts and beginners are especially welcome. Duration 2 1⁄2 hours, but you can stay as long as you like. Bring a warm anorak even if it is a hot day as it can get cold in the hides. Entrance is free. Entrance is free, but remember to bring your ID, driver’s licence, or passport in order to obtain an entry permit at the gate.

Kirstenbosch BIRP Count.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa