Trips

Trips

Ringing on Ouberg Private Nature Reserve, 21-25 October 2020
Birding and ringing at Fynbos Estate, 21-23 September 2020
Karoo garden ringing, Vanrhynsdorp, 23-26 January 2020

Fynbos Estate Expedition, 3-12 December 2019
Karoo ringing – New Holme (Hanover), 10-12 November 2019
Pietermaritzburg – ringing euplectids, 9-21 October 2019
Ringing at Klipbokkop, 1-3 October 2019
Ringing on Cousin, 18-20 August 2019
Ringing on Aride, 12-18 August 2019
Zululand ringing, 29-31 July 2019

 

Previous trips – links to Weaver web (most recent first)

Colour ringing birds at Fynbos Estate, 17-21 June 2019
Ringing at Sonop farm, Paardeberg, 27 April 2019
Ringing expedition to Fynbos Estate, 18-28 February 2019

Pietermaritzburg – ringing euplectids, 18-24 November 2018
Ringing weekend at Wittewater Farm, 15-18 February 2018: buntings and bishops

Ringing at Swebe-swebe in Limpopo, 19-25 Nov 2017 – Quelea flocks
Bird ringing course, Aride, Seychelles, 15-22 October 2017
Virtual Museuming in KZN, 1-17 April 2017
Entebbe, Uganda, 9-16 July 2017 and Hairy Lemon Island, Nile River, Uganda, 13 July 2017
Virtual Museuming in KZN, 1-17 April 2017
Ringing weekend at the Nature College, 18-19 March 2017

14th Pan African Ornithological Congress, Dakar, Senegal, 16-21 October 2016
ADU Citizen Scientist Weekend, BLSA Centre Wakkerstroom, 17-18 Sept 2016
ADU Citizen Scientist Weekend, Bloemfontein, 22-24 April 2016
Camping at Kardoesie, 25-27 March 2016
Quelea ringing at Vyevlei, 4-6 March 2016
Sasol Vaaldam big bird-count, 13-14 February 2016

Pilot Citizen Science Event, Hans Hoheisen, 27-30 Nov 2015
Cape Weaver survey on Robben Island, 2-4 Oct 2015
Ringing Red-billed Quelea in the Worcester area, 6 Sept 2015
Bird ringing course, Fregate Island, Seychelles, 12-22 July 2015
PHOWNing from Orpen to OR Tambo, 1 June 2015
Trip to KwaZulu-Natal, 25 April – 9 May, 2015
Quelea ringing at Vyevlei, 20-22 Feb 2015

Weaver colonies at the CSIR, 5 Dec 2014
ADU Citizen Scientist Day, Roodepoort, 16 August 2014
Trip to the Upper Karoo, 24 May-6 June 2014
Bird ringing course, Cousin & Cousine Islands, Seychelles, 11-16 Feb 2014
Quelea ringing near Malmesbury, 18-19 Jan 2014

Biodiversity southern Africa conference, 2-6 Dec 2013
Barberspan ringing conference, 28 Nov – 1 Dec 2013
Trip to Calvinia, 27-28 October 2013
PHOWNing in Hoedspruit, 9-13 October 2013
Ringing in KZN, 15 May – 6 June 2013
Opening of Grootvaly Ringing Centre, 8-10 March 2013
“Weavers for Africa” Conference, 26 Jan 2013

13th PAOC, Arusha, Tanzania, 14-21 October 2012
Visit to Kenya, 27 May – 4 June 2012
Visit to Namibia, 27 Apr-7 May 2012
Ringing course, Zambia, 29 March – 6 April 2012
Ringing trip, Zululand, 6-12 February 2012

Ringing trip, Tswalu, 14-17 November 2011
Bird ringing course, Cousin Island, Seychelles, 18-23 September 2011
Weavers in winter, July 2011
Weaver trip to the Upper Karoo, 21-30 April 2011
Ringing & atlasing workshop, Barberspan, 9-16 March 2011
Weaver ringing trip to Nelspruit, 14-20 March 2011
CWAC & Weaver records on the Vaal Dam, 20-22 Jan 2011

Ringing trip to coastal Zululand, 14-19 Nov 2010
Namibian ringers get-together, Kakuse farm, 13-16 May 2010
Ringing course in Port Elizabeth, May 2010
Barberspan ringing conference and more, 11-22 March 2010
Weaver ringing trip to Limpopo Province, 2-6 Feb 2010

Red-billed Quelea breeding in the Worcester area, Western Cape, 20-21 April 2009
Weaver ringing trip to the bushveld, 20-28 Feb 2009

60th anniversary, Ringing Conference at Ezemvelo, Dec 2008 – Under construction
PAOC Conference at Goudini Spa, 7-12 Sep 2008
Trip to Tervuren, Belgium to study weaver type specimens, Jul/Aug 2008
Trip to Lubango, Angola, to catalogue specimens, 6-23 June 2008
Weaver ringing trip to KwaZulu-Natal, Jan 2008

Cape Town ringing workshop, 14-19 Oct 2007

IOC 24, Hamburg, 13-19 Aug 2006

Wakkerstroom Bird ringing course, 3-7 January 2005
SAFRING national ringing workshop, Landela, 2005

AEWA/AFRING ringing course, Kenya, 19-26 Sept 2004
Potberg Ringing Course, De Hoop Nature Reserve, W Cape, 21-27 Aug 2004
Namibian ringers get-together, Farm Wiese, Namibia, 20-25 May 2004
Pelican ringing expedition, Hardap Dam, Namibia, 24 May 2004
Trip to Scotland, April 2004
Bird ringing course, Wakkerstroom, 3-10 January 2004

Orange River ringing, 12-19 October 2003
Jena Student visit, 22nd September – 9th October, 2003
Inhaca Island, Mozambique, 31 May – 8 June 2003
Namibia VSG and ringing, April 2003
Namibian islands seabird survey, 19-30 January 2003
Dyer Island, 2 – 3 January 2003

Golden Gate, 26 – 30 December 2002
Bird ringing course, Wakkerstroom, 30 Nov – 6 Dec 2002
Bird ringing course, Lamberts Bay, 19-26 October 2002
ADU Roadshow, 6 – 20 September 2002
23rd International Ornithological Congress, China, 9-23 August 2002
Long weekend in Malawi, 28 June – 2 July 2002
Trip to Australia in March 2002
Swartberg hike, 28 May – 1 June 2002

SAFRING Wakkerstroom National Ringing Training Course, 1-8 December 2001
Seabird ringing course, Lamberts Bay, 13-20 October 2001
3rd EOU Groningen, Netherlands, 21-25 August 2001