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13 January 2017

Meeting
BirdLife Rustenburg will be holding its monthly meeting on Monday 16 January 2017. As per usual, the meeting will be held at the Rustenburg Methodist Church, starting at 19h00.
The speaker for the evening will be Geoff Finney; he will be giving a slide show on his recent trips to USA and Zambia.
Refreshments will be served as usual and everyone is welcome to join. There is a R20 charge for non paid-up members.

Outing
BirdLife Rustenburg will be conducting our Summer CWAC (Co-ordinated Waterbird Count) on Saturday 21 January 2017. These counts are held twice a year, in Summer and Winter, and provide vital information on the movements of Waterbirds.
This becomes even more important as it is now necessary to learn more about the effects of global warming along with the resultant periods of both drought and flooding. Everyone will meet at the designated parking lot at Kroondal Dams at 06h30. From here they will split into two teams to cover Olifant’s Nek and Rockwall Dams. Everyone will be made welcome and should be homeward bound by around 12h00. The charge for non paid-up members is R20.

More Information
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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