Rare Bird Alert – 16 January 2017
Not threatened globally but fallow land in South Africa being used for uncontrolled farming practices, might be a threat to the species.
Rare bird Alert – 16 October 2017
One Bar-tailed Godwit – named E7, was recorded as flying the longest nonstop migration of any non-terrestrial bird. This was from New Zealand to the Yellow sea (between China and Korea)!
A distance of over 11 000 km in 7 days.
Vrederus farm, Naudes Nek, Jan 2017
In South Africa it is Critically Endangered due to human disturbance.