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Webinar recording – Buy equipment not software: quality open source (free) software for bird photographers

When you get into bird photography, you soon realise that you need to process your photos, and having just spent a small fortune on camera …

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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

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

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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Orange River white-eye
Evolution of birds

Learning about speciation from White-eyes

When I first saw the Orange River White-eye a couple of months ago, it got me thinking about the group, and having seen white-eyes in …

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