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  • BirdLife Overberg year-end function 2022
    At BirdLife Overberg’s year-end function fifteen members each showcased their five favourite photographs taken during the year.
  • October Talk: Gravel Road Birding – Napier Style
    The birding potential of the Napier region particularly as far as overseas birders are concerned was well illustrated through species such as Cape Clapper and Agulhas Long-billed larks, Cape Grassbird, Cape Longclaw and many more.

Bird of the year

Monthly counts

  • January 2023 Observations
    We managed to record 259 species that are the highest score for a single month, except for the three previous Birding Big Day months.
  • Birds recorded in the Overberg since March 2020
    We reacted to the COVID19 lockdown period by requesting members, collaborators and friends to report bird species recorded in the Overberg each month. n the end we managed to record more than 350 species in the Overberg region since March 2020.
  • December 2022 Observations
    A total of 285 species have been identified during December. Most of the species on this list were recorded on Birding Big Day on 3 December. Maybe 300 species in one month could be attainable in future?
  • Birds recorded in the Overberg on Birding Big Day 2022
    This impressive list of species was recorded in the Overberg region on Birding Big Day. A total of 252.
  • November 2022 observations
    A total of 233 species were seen by members and friends of BirdLife Overberg during November 2022.