Become a virtual birdwatcher on the rarefinch blog

9 Nov

Since we started blogging on 23 September 2010, nearly 500 people from around the world have stepped through the doors of our the Rare Finch Conservation Group (RFCG) blog! To date, three authors contribute to our blog on a weekly basis and our site has been well-optimised to appear on page one of Google. We’ve received valuable feedback from French, German and Spanish birdwatchers. Thanks to all who have helped make our blog a success in its short time online.

Here’s how YOU can become a VIRTUAL BIRDWATCHER and help save the Shelley’s Crimsonwing Finch at

Read | Subscribe | Become Involved | Donate at


READ our information-rich articles posted in a reverse chronological listing on the Home Page. Our articles are written by and sourced from a variety of reliable industry professionals and conservationists making our blog the official online space for threatened finch species in Uganda and Africa. For easy navigation, these are categorised on the right hand side of your screen under “Read More About”.

Our blog posts are categorised for your easy navigation


SUBSCRIBE to email updates of our blog by clicking ‘subscribe’ on the right hand side of your screen under the “Receive Emails Of Latest RFCG Blog Posts”. This is not a spam subscription and you can unsubscribe at any time. The purpose of subscriptions is for you to have up-to-the-minute updates on all that the RFCG is doing.

BECOME INVOLVED by writing to us at or by posting comments on the bottom of the blog posts that catch your attention most. You do not have to be a wordpress account holder or blogger to post comments. We encourage readers to help in whichever ways they can. Additionally, you can share the RFCG’s blog posts via email/Twitter/Facebook etc. by clicking on the “Share” button at the bottom of blog posts.

Become involved by commenting on our blog posts

DONATE to our non-profit organisation at:

The Rare Finch Conservation Group
Nedbank South Africa (pty) ltd
Account no. 1933 198885
Branch Code 193 305 Sandown
South Africa


Happy virtual birdwatching everybody!

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