Limpopo Birding Routes

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

LBJ Identification Workshop

18 May 2018 - 20 May 2018

This two-day course by Joe Grosel deals with a practical identification process for tackling these notoriously difficult groups, including Pipits, Larks, Warblers and Cisticolas. Theoretical and practical instruction will be conducted in the Polokwane Game Reserve, home to a challenging variety of ‘little-brown-jobs’.

The cost of the course is R970/person. This includes course fees and all course material including colour identification keys, guided field outings, park entrance, and lunch on Saturday. Accommodation options are available on request.

| 082 415 5250 | | |

Beginners Birds

25 May 2018 - 27 May 2018

The Friends of Nylsvley and Nyl floodplain are hosting a Beginners Bird course by Geoff Lockwood. This informative course will help new birders to recognise the main characteristics for identifying birds.

The cost is R900 per person, which includes 2 nights’ accommodation, meals and training fees.

Booking is essential, contact Marion: 083 455 1736 / 012 667 2183

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Raptor Course

30 August 2018 - 02 September 2018

SANParks Honorary Rangers Limpopo Region invite you to join leading birding expert and ecologist Joe Grosel on an exciting three day programme which introduces participants to a practical identification system whereby the entire region’s raptor species can be recognised. Apart from the identification aspect, interesting subjects relating to the life histories and ecology of each species is also covered. The event will take place in the Letaba Rest Camp in the Kruger National Park, which due to its locality, offers some of the best raptor viewing on the continent. Activities for the weekend will include morning and afternoon bird and game spotting drives on open game-viewing vehicles in the company of Joe Grosel and Park Rangers. All proceeds from the weekend will be for the Honorary Rangers Environmental Fund.

For more information contact Charles Hardy:

| 083 457 1721 | |

EcoTraining Birding in the Bush Course

17 September 2018 - 23 September 2018

The 7 days Birding in the Bush Course gets birding enthusiasts on their way to EcoTraining’s bush camps in prime wildlife areas and partake in wilderness walks or game drives twice a day. This course has been designed to broaden and enrich participants’ knowledge and skills by educating them about the fascinating world of birds. Although there are some lectures, it is very much a practical course, with hours spent out in the field to learn how to successfully identify birds by sight and sound. Topics you will learn on the course include: evolution, anatomy and physiology, habitats and environments, bird identification, bird behaviour and ethics. Contact EcoTraining for further details of the next course.

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