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24 February 2017

Rustenburg – BirdLife Rustenburg’s February outing will take place on Saturday 25 February 2017, and the venue will be Alan McGill’s farm on the Bierspruit Dam (near Northam).

They will meet at the BP Garage, Waterfall Mall at 05h15. Bring drinks and snacks, chairs, gumboots, sunscreen etc.

From the farmhouse, they will use 4X4 vehicles to access the shoreline.

African Fish Eagle

Specials for the day include, Lesser Masked Weaver, Blue Cheeked Bee Eater, Intermediate Egret, Great Crested Grebe, African Fish Eagle, European Roller and Red Billed Buffalo Weaver.

The target bird of the day is the African Hawk Eagle.

Everyone will be made welcome and we should be homeward bound by around 13h00. The charge for non paid up members is R20.

Should you wish to learn more about, or participate in, any of our events, please call Shaun McGillewie on 083 702 1462.

If you have any birding topics to report or need help with identification of a bird (a picture will help), please feel free to contact BirdLife Rustenburg’s chairperson, Pieter van Rensburg, on 083 325 0865.

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