animal encounter

Encounter birds close up

Encounter birds close up

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Bird ringing has been my passion for the last 30 years. As Ringing Coordinator for South Africa for the last 20 years I gained extensive experience in running ringing training courses, and travelled to ring in all South African provinces. I have been able to conduct much research and write papers about the birds I have caught and by using the national database. Countless demonstrations for the…
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What we’ll do

The nets will already have been put up to start catching birds before you arrive. You will see the nets catching birds, and how I carefully take the birds out. You will see birds being ringed and measured, and see the different types and sizes of bird rings. You will hear how bird ringing information is used for science and the conservation of birds. Features of birds that cannot be seen in the…

What else you should know

Ringing will not proceed if it is raining, or very strong wind. The ringing table will be next to where the cars park. Sometimes I may have 1 or 2 people helping with the ringing.

What to bring

Outdoor clothing that is appropriate for weather on the chosen day

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animal encounter
$22 per person
$22 per person