Upcoming ringing tours

Calendar 2022

Dates
Locality Notes
1-7 Sep 2022 New Holme, Northern Cape, South Africa Ringing expedition for ringers & trainees
Email megan@thebdi.org to register
31 Oct – 6 Nov 2022 New Holme, Northern Cape, South Africa Ringing expedition for ringers & trainees
Email megan@thebdi.org to register
21-25 Nov 2022 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Round Table Discussion on ringing in Africa (Afring) at PAOC, let me know if you are attending the PAOC (dieter@birds4africa.org)
 Dec 2022

2023

West Coast expedition, Western Cape, South Africa 10 day expedition to ring fynbos and karoo birds for 1-4 ringers; contact me to set your dates (dieter@birds4africa.org)

 

Bird ringing tours

These are typically 10 day tours, starting dates flexible. See also bird ringing tours and watch video of Dieter talking about some ringing trips. Email Dieter to make a booking or to send a query.

The tours below can change until/unless shown as confirmed due to a confirmed booking. Click on the location link to see at example of previous ringing expeditions to the site!

1-7 Sep 2022 and 31 Oct – 6 Nov 2022
New Holme Guest Farm, Northern Cape [coords for turn-off]

Karoo dawn
Karoo dawn at New Holme

More details on BDI web.

BDI ringing event for ringers and trainees
Previous ringing – 10-12 Nov 2019, 2022 (facebook)
– email megan@thebdi.org if you are interested in attending

 

  Month
  Habitat  Location
 any month Fynbos farmland Near Cape Town, South Africa
 mid August   Tropical islands  Seychelles
 end Nov Zambesi River Zambesi River, Zambia
  December   Grassland  Wakkerstroom, South Africa
any month Tropical forest & wetland Zululand, South Africa
any month Arid, Karoo (Vanrhynsdorp)
Western Cape, South Africa

The following are also possible: custom tours, different dates for above tours, speciality tours (eg Swallow ringing, coastal seabirds, Bushveld birds, forest birds, weaver chicks).

 

Bookings

To make a booking (or enquiry), send an email to Dieter at dieter@birds4africa.org