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Puzzle it out!

Have fun deciphering our crossword and you could win a stylish Canon mirrorless camera worth R6000.

Cryptic Conundrum

Correctly identify the mystery bird and you could win a pair of Vortex Diamondback 10×42 binoculars worth R4999.



Birders’ best

Top birders reveal their favourite local birding destinations.

Africa Untouched

Ehren Eksteen joined a catch-and-release fishing trip to Setté Cama, which lies on the coast of Gabon. It wasn’t fish, however, that interested Ehren – he was there for the birds…

Above & beyond

Andrew McKechnie takes a look at some of the overachievers in the bird world and how their remarkable biology enables them to perform in the most challenging conditions.

Highland Highlights

Grant Atkinson recalls some of the bird species he has encountered during visits in and around Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater.

Portfolio: Passion with a purpose

Well-known birder and guide Adam Riley reveals how his birding journey began and shares some of his favourite images.

Life cycles

The Verreaux’s Eagles at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden near Roodepoort, Gauteng, are a popular attraction at the garden. But not many people know of the day-to-day dramas that play out with these majestic eagles.