Birding

Ruff, one of our migratory waders
Bird news

Wader conservation world watch 7 for 2020

A world-wide count of Waders / Shorebirds is happening Saturday 31st October 00h00(SAT) to Sunday 1st November 23h59 (SAT) 2020

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bird calls

Educational Bird Videos with Lynette Rudman

Lynette Rudman talks about her journey into becoming an educational bird video Youtube contributor. Discover what made her follow this path.

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Diederik cuckoo, male
Birding

Diederik cuckoo – observations and photos of mating rituals and nest intrusions

The unmistakeable, loud deed-deed-deed-deed-er-ick call of the diederik cuckoo, Chrysococcyx caprius, is a characteristic of the spring and summer landscape of southern Africa. The species …

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Long-billed Pipit
Birding

Lucky weekend with Long-billed pipits in Marakele National Park

On the weekend of Aug 22, 2020, when we were finally allowed to travel between provinces, I was lucky enough to spend two mornings observing Long-billed Pipits at Marakele National Park.

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Forbes-Watson’s Swift
Birding

A tale of serendipity

In March of 2017 I was leading a birding tour to Southern Mozambique. On 3 March, while searching for the Green Tinkerbird some 30km inland …

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