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Out of the blocks with a bang…

We’re now 2 months into the year, with a pretty explosive start to the rarities scene. On Birding Big Day on 28 November last year, …

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The Rules of Twitching!

Here in Southern Africa, the start of 2021 has been a special twitching season. Over this period a host of good rarities have showed up …

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Birding the Wildest Islands of the Caribbean

Almost invisible on a map of the world, the two tiny islandsof Trinidad and Tobago are located at the southern end of the Caribbean, justoff …

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Ruff at Marivale in October 2020, possibly a female (non-breeding)
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The ruff – our non-binary migrant

I love ruffs. Part of the reason for this is that they arrive in Gauteng, South Africa from the northern hemisphere during the chill, dusty …

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Birding in the southern Drakensberg

Tips to finding the southern Drakensberg specials in the Rhodes, Naude’s Neck Pass, Tenahead and TIffendell areas.

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Basic evolutionary biology for birders

The video contained in this page was a webinar on Learn-the-Birds in October, 2020. Birds have played a critically important role in the origin of …

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