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JUNE 2023

WEDNESDAY – 14 JUNE 2023 (08:30)
Midweek Outing – Taal Monument to Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve
Contact: Brigid Crewe (082 5700 808)

Taking the N1 to Paarl, take the R45 off-ramp from the N1 onto Main Road (Paarl). Follow the Brown
signs. Turn into Flambeau Street (Courtrai) and follow the signs.
**Taal Monument – 33 45’ 58.64” S and 18 56’35.36’E. We meet along the road, below the
Monument. Wear good walking shoes, as the trails in the Nature Reserve can be slippery. Remember
to pack your coffee and picnic goodies. If possible use high clearance cars.

THURSDAY – 22 JUNE 2023 (19:30) – At Tygerberg Nature Reserve – Welgemoed.
Speaker: Lesley Bust
Topic: ‘A visit to Senegal: Not the Dakar Rally’

Snatching 3 days after attending a congress in Senegal, Lesley imagined dashing around the environs
of Dakar in search of local birds. In spite of muddy potholes, rambling pedestrians and ramshackle
vehicles, it was a fascinating adventure in a West African country which ended with a fistful of lifers.
Come and share the experience.


Please watch TBC notices and Facebook on meeting day!! In case of loadshedding, we will have to
start later


SATURDAY – 24 JUNE 2023 (08:30)
Outing: Worcester Karoo Botanical Gardens / Natuurtuin
Contact: Kevin Drummond-Hay (074 587 3792)

Take the N1 to Worcester. After the Ultra City – turn LEFT at the 3 rd or 4 th robot (Roux Road). Follow
signs to the “Karootuin”. We meet in the parking area. Entrance fee payable. The gardens are always
a popular outing venue. A nice variety of Karoo birds are found here. Wear warm clothing and hiking
shoes. Bring snacks & ample drinks for a full day out. Please try and share lifts. Entrance fee payable.

July 2023

8 July 2023 – CWAC Count – Bot River
12 July 2023 – Midweek Outing
20 July 2023 – Monthly Meeting
22 July 2023 – Monthly Saturday Outing
29 July 2023 – CAR Blue crane Counts, in the Swartland.

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