Binoculars for birding: What the experts use

Binoculars for birding: What the experts use

Birders are only as good as their tools – in particular, their binoculars. A decent set of binoculars is vital to help a birder spot those tiny tell-tale traits, to help you know your Yellow canary from your Brimstone canary

Overberg birds on the move as the climate changes

Overberg birds on the move as the climate changes

Many species – including bird species – are already on the move in the Overberg district as the climate changes. Now it’s up to us to protect these areas that species are moving into, to reduce the likelihood of extinctions.

A bad day for Blue Cranes: The impact of fences

A bad day for Blue Cranes: The impact of fences

In the Overberg’s agricultural landscape, fences are a common sight. But while they play an important role in managing livestock, there’s a flip side to them. In the past two weeks, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and Overberg Crane Group

Wetlands matter for THESE Overberg birds

Wetlands matter for THESE Overberg birds

Wetlands are known for their role in purifying water and preventing floods. But here in the Overberg – as around the world – they also provide an extremely important habitat for birds. There are many secretive rallid species that hide in wetlands here,