Karoo Birding Course

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Tuesday, 10th April 2018

Lowlands Country House, Fish River (near Cradock) is hosting a Karoo birding course from the 4th to the 6th May with highly competent and experienced guides Lynette Rudman and Jo Balmer.

This is an ideal weekend getaway with a spouse or friends learning more about our abundant bird life, enjoying the company of others with similar interests and savouring mouth watering Karoo farm food.Lowlands Country House, Fish River (near Cradock) is hosting a Karoo birding course at from 4th to 6th May with highly competent and experienced guides Lynette Rudman and Jo Balmer.

This is an ideal weekend getaway with a spouse or friends learning more about our abundant bird life, enjoying the company of others with similar interests and savouring mouth watering Karoo farm food.

Programme

FRIDAY

  • Arrive mid-afternoon and check into your accommodation.
  • Drinks and dinner 

SATURDAY

  • 6.30 am - Tea, coffee, rusks and muffins before going out on the farm for an early morning practical identification session.
  • 10 am - Brunch during which time there will be informal discussion about the morning ID session.
  • 11.00 am to 3pm: Theory including ID methods, conservation, birding protocol and etiquette, various forms of involvement in birding like atlasing, sound recording, keeping lists, twitching etc.
  • Afternoon tea and eats
  • 3.30 to dusk another session on the farm applying the theory.
  • Drinks and dinner
  • Star gazing and night drives for anyone who is keen 

SUNDAY

  • Early morning same as Saturday
  • Out on the farm until brunch at 11 am followed by a question and answer session. 

The course number is limited to 16 people so bookings will be on a first come first served basis. 

We look forward to hearing from you via info@lowlandscountryhouse.co.za or bowkerfamily@eik.co.za.