May 2011

RIP IATB – Long live BirdingBlogs.

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IATB – No More! IATB was published with its final edition today. A five year old institution dies. First read Mike Bergin’s excellent IATB obituary on 10000birds. UPDATE May 3, 2011: Also read Mike’s note on ABA blog, where he links to several of the very best IATB  editions. Then check the #149 edition of […]

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A Drakensberg Good-morning

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The Drakensberg is a mountain range stretching some 1000km along the eastern side of South Africa, with its highest peaks being 3,482 metres (11,424 ft) above sea level. On our way up from the KwaZulu-Natal (eastern) coast up to the North-west Province, we decided to stop for a night at the Sterkfontein Dam / Oliviershoek Pass (1730m […]

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