The Pan African Ornithological Congress

The Pan African Ornithological Congress will be held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from 16 – 20 November 2020. We look forward to hosting you.


Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation

A two-day introductory course with lecture topics that include: introduction to wildlife rehabilitation, basic anatomy
and physiology, intake and admission, fluid therapy, handling and physical restraint, nutrition, head and spinal trauma,
zoonoses, housing and criteria, for release and euthanasia.

Saturday Birding Basics Course With Lance Robinson

Witkoppen Wildflower Nursery

If you are keen on learning more about birds and birding and have always wanted to develop one of the correct habits of looking at a bird, or need a refresher, then this Birding Basics Course is just what you have been looking for. The course will be presented by Lance Robinson. The theory will be covered on Saturday followed by a practical session will be held at a local birding spot on Sunday 7 July.

Book:   on either or (011) 782-7267

Time:   09h00 on Saturday 6 July 2019



Raptor Courses at Shingwedzi, Kruger National Park

Starting 14:30 Monday 11 November 2019
Ending 17:30 Wednesday 13 November 2019
Departure Thursday 14 November

Presenter: Ulrich Oberprieler

Join us for one of this raptor identification and appreciation course. The course is ‘down-to-earth’ and takes place over two-and-a-half days. Lectures will be held in an air-conditioned venue. The course includes practical activities and outings on the game drive vehicles.

Accommodation for three nights is provided in the standard 3-bed SANParks bungalows, with kitchenette, shower, and WC. Camping is an option.


Four night birding weekend at Ndumo Game Reserve

The Johannesburg Region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers and BirdLife SA invite you to join us for a four night birding weekend at one of South Africa’s premier birding locations – the legendary Ndumo Game Reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal. The reserve boasts no less than 490 species, including Neergard’s Sunbird, Rudd’s Apalis, Eastern Nicator, Pink-throated Twinspot, Rosy-throated Longclaw, Narina Trogon, Sooty Falcon and Pel’s Fishing-Owl to name a few.