BIRDING IN THE CAPE PENINSULA: CLAPPER LARKS

Local birders seem surprised when mention is made of ‘larks’ occurring on the Cape Peninsula. This is indeed a valid reaction as most of our south-western Cape lark species occur either up the West Coast or in the Tanqua Karoo lying within the rain shadow of the...

INNER SOUTH WESTERN CAPE BIRDING TRIP REPORT

A detailed trip itinerary was specifically tailored in response to a target-related species list for a group of four highly enthusiastic  Norwegian birders  comprising of Rune Botnermyr, Arild Hansen, Birger Olsen and Rune Wiggen. 278 sightings were recorded, with...

BIRDING IN THE SOUTH WESTERN CAPE: SPRING-TIME!

I was very happy with my recent relaxed 10 day birding trip with 2 clients in the South Western Cape where we saw 228 bird species, excluding pelagic birds as that trip was cancelled due to poor weather and rough seas at the time, along with 20 mammal and reptile...