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2018 Events


SANParks Honorary Rangers 2018 Kruger National Park Birding Weekends

26 - 28 January

02 - 04 February

09 - 11 February

Read more or for more information,  please contact Norma Gardiner on or 011 476 3057

West Coast Wader Bash

SANParks Honorary Rangers in conjunction with BirdLife SA invite you to the West Coast National Park Wader Bash. Here's your chance to experience the plethora of the wader birdlife in the West Coast National Park, especially Langebaan Lagoon, an official RAMSAR site of international importance. Your team of four, accompanied by an experienced birding guide, will identify as many waders as possible in a 24 hour period. It promises to be a fun-filled weekend, with excellent bird watching, good food, comaraderie and gentle competition in beautiful surrounds.

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Beginners Bird Course

BirdLife Port Natal will be holding a Beginner’s Bird Course on Saturday 10 February 2018 from 08:30 am to 1 pm. The venue will be the Conference Centre at Paradise Valley Nature Reserve, Pinetown, Durban. The presenters will be David Allan and Steve Davis. Join us for a morning designed to get your birding year off to the best possible start. View More Information

Limpopo Region Raptor Course

Southern Africa is blessed with a great diversity of raptors. Close to 80 species occur in this region during the summer months. This large assortment of species, many of which are superficially similar and show distinct variation between age classes provides an exciting identification challenge for any bird enthusiast. The SANParks Honorary Rangers Limpopo Region invite you to join leading Limpopo Province birding expert and ecologist Joe Grosel on an exciting three-day programme which introduces participants to a practical identification system whereby the entire region's raptor species can be reconized...

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Escarpment Birding Workshop

2-4 March 2018, in Dullstroom

This workshop is an expose of the combined knowledge and expertise of three of our most knowledgeable and experienced birders, guides and teachers on bird identification, but with a difference. They will be opening up their hearts and souls to their personal development as birders and the valuable lessons they have learnt. So come joined us as we host Geoff Lockwood, Etienne Marais and Duncan McKenzie, and they show you in talks and fieldwork how to become a master birder.

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