Online Bird Appreciation Events

Anton Odendal has asked that we publicise the following;

# Monday 31 August at 19h00: Andre Botha will highlight latest research and conservation trends regarding our vultures as part of International Vulture Awareness Day to be celebrated on 5 September. Andre is very well positioned to inform us on the latest news on vulture conservation. He is Programme Manager: Vultures for Africa, Endangered Wildlife Trust, Project Officer: Endangered Wildlife Trust/Hawk Conservancy Trust/University of Reading Partnership. Co-chair: IUCN SSC Vulture Specialist Group and Overarching Coordinator: CMS Multi-species Action Plan for African Vultures.

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Meeting ID: 895 5908 7407 Passcode: 988897

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# We will be presenting the online ‘Flying Higher’ Garden and Local Birds course between 1 and 8 September and we attach the flyer with all details. This is the introductory course to be followed by the five specialised courses on our birds to be presented between September and November – details of this will be released shortly. Kindly forward this information to your friends and colleagues in view of getting them involved in bird-watching as a wonderful hobby.  

# The Secret Worlds of Birds of Prey online appreciation course (Part 2) is being presented on 5 and 6 September in support of International Vulture Awareness Day. The contents of the course had been adapted after consultation with regular participants in previous courses and will now also include a session on the Ground Hornbill as BirdLife South Africa’s bird of the year and a celebration of the birding delights of the Elephant Coast in northern KZN – view the programme schedule and other details in the attached flyer. Join us for this fun celebration of raptors in general and vultures in particular.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THESE TWO COURSES: For more detail or to register contact Anton at or WhatsApp at 082 550 3347 or Elaine at or WhatsApp at 082 455 8402.

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