Birds of the Magaliesburg – Species List

Herewith a Bird Species List from Koesterfontein, Golden Valley area’s in Magaliesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Magaliesburg is reported to have over 300 species of Birds and is an area rich in Biodiversity. Birds of the Magaliesburg – Species List Bird Name Roberts / Newmans Number Whitebreasted Cormorant 55 Reed Cormorant 58 African Darter 60 Grey Heron 62 Black-headed Heron 63 Great Egret 66 Little Egret 67 Cattle Egret 71 Hamerkop 81 African Sacred Ibis 91 …

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Statement from Birdlife South Africa – Securing Natural Resources

  Securing natural resources in the face of unsustainable development   Johannesburg, 22 May 2012. The increase in mining applications in certain parts of the country may be good news for certain sectors of the South African economy. More mines could mean economic growth, but other sectors, especially agriculture, tourism and biodiversity   , are facing the prospect of losing important natural resources. BirdLife South Africa recognises the link between extractive industries and economic growth …

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