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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.


Kirstenbosch BIRP Count.

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

Zandvlei Hack.

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

The Cape Bird Club members have been helping the City of Cape Town by clearing invasive alien vegetation since 1974, when Alan Morris started this activity in the Wildwood Bird Sanctuary, now the Zandvlei Nature Reserve. Come and help our core group, clear seedlings, saplings and cut down trees too. Small school groups or individuals who need to do their social responsibility projects are welcome too. See this link for more of what we do.

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 Otto Schmidt. We meet at the Information desk at Gate 1. Organiser is Linda Hibbin.

Evening Meeting: 2024 Annual General Meeting of the Cape Bird Club.

Nassau Centre, Groote Schuur High School 77 Palmyra Road, Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Don’t miss your club’s AGM, where the Chairman’s Report, the Financial Statements, and other business related to the club’s activities over the previous year will be presented. Mike Buckham, Joy Smith and young birders from the Mentorship Program will be the speakers tonight.                                                       

Outing – Farewell the Waders at Langebaan Lagoon, West Coast National Park Leader: Mel Tripp.

West Coast National Park Geelbek Car Park, West Coast National Park, Western Province, South Africa

The gates open at 07h00. Meet at 07h15 at the Geelbek Homestead car park. Remember your Wild Card so that you do not have to pay the entrance fee. Catching the tides at the right time is crucial for optimum viewing of waders at the Langebaan Lagoon. We will start by doing some bush birding on the way to Seeberg hide before returning to Geelbek by 13h00. Abrahamskraal or Tsaarsbank can be done after lunch. We suggest you share transport and allow for a full day’s outing. Bring chairs and refreshments.    

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