A new study surprised researchers and experts, finding that this Overberg endemic Lark (Certhilauda brevirostris) is not too concerned about the vegetation cover or habitat type – as long as the vegetation is short.
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The Overberg Wheat-belt stretches from Botrivier to close to Heidelberg – including the towns of Caledon, Bredasdorp and Swellendam. Many patches between the crop fields and pastures here are remaining Renosterveld patches, koppies and ‘kloofs’.
The Black Harrier is one of Southern Africa’s most beautiful and charismatic birds of prey. It a graceful, medium sized charcoal-coloured bird with striking white markings, piercing yellow eyes and a long barred tail.