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TBC CALENDAR’S FOR CONSERVATION – are available from the Committee, and will be SOLD for R100-00 each, at meetings and Outings. We ask that all Members’ please buy or sell 2 calendars each. All profits go to CONSERVATION projects.

JANUARY 2023


11 JANUARY 2023 (09:00) – Note later start
Midweek Outing – Strandfontein WWW.
Contact: Brigid Crewe (082 5700 808)

We start at 09:00 – due to the traffic. Please sign in and go through security. We meet where there
are pans on both sides of the road at the start of the first really large water treatment pans.
Strandfontein has nice birds at the moment. Start your New Year bird list, at this popular birding
venue. Remember refreshments, and sunscreen.


19 JANUARY 2023 (19:30) – Tygerberg Nature Reserve Hall.
Speaker: Gerald Wingate
Topic: Cape Town 150km Challenge: 2022.

Gerald will entertain us, with the hard work put in – racing around the 150km radius of the Cape
Town Stadium – ticking as many different bird species as possible. When you are in a race to be one
of the top contestants – this competition is all consuming. He managed a total of 338 species –
earning him a 2 nd place in the competition. We look forward to his talk!!


SATURDAY – 21 JANUARY 2023 (07:00)
Outing: West Coast National Park
Contact: Keith Roxburgh (082 901 2611)

Travel from Melkbosstrand along the West Coast Road (R27) – passing the Yzerfontein / Darling turn-
off. Travel to the main gate of the park. Entrance fee of R90 or use your Wild cards. Try and get there
by 6:45, as the park is very popular in Summer. The day is long, so remember drinks, sunblock, hat
and picnic. We will let everybody know, where to meet. This depends on the tide.


SATURDAY – 28 JANUARY 2023 (07:00)
CAR COUNTS – Blue crane and roadside bird counts.

We count many routes in the Swartland. Do join a team.
Contact: Brigid (082 5700 808)

 

 

February 2023 – Dates to diarise.
04-2-23 – Saturday – CWAC count – Bot River.
08-2-23 – Wednesday - Midweek Outing
16-2-23 – Thursday – Monthly meeting.
18-2-23 – Saturday – Monthly outing.

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