May / June 2018"
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Finding the Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Gary Allport describes his discovery of the Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Maputo, a first for mainland Africa, and the subsequent events.

Track & Trace

Andrew McKechnie examines how technology used for tracking bird movements has advanced in recent decades and highlights current developments.

Out-birding the birds of the miombo

Leslie Reynolds leads birders through the miombo in search of mixed-species parties and divulges how to outsmart wily skulkers.

Portfolio: Just a moment

Celebrated conservation photographer Peter Chadwick shares some of his favourite images.

Endemics, anyone?

Madagascar’s birds
Rated as one of 12 mega-diversity hotspot countries in the world, Madagascar exudes an atmosphere distinctly its own. And, of course, it has an abundance of endemic species.

Cape Bird Club

The second oldest bird club in the country looks back on the 70 years of its existence and shares its plans to encourage new birders.