HELP SAVE AFRICA’S SMALLEST FINCH

3 Mar


The starters cannon in Cape Town

The starters cannon in Cape Town

To launch the Rare Finch Conservation Group’s exciting new fundraising campaign , for the Orange-breasted Waxbill, Eelco Meyjes will attempt to do a solo cycle ride from Cape Town to Vic Falls in Zimbabwe. A distance of 3000 km. The ride will start on Sunday 15 March at 5.30 am from outside the old castle in Cape Town. He will attempt to do the ride in 40 days.Supporters will be able to track his progress via satellite.

If you would like to read more about this very novel and exciting fundraising campaign, to raise the conservation awareness of Africa’s smallest finch , then please visit the Africa Geographic Blog

http://africageographic.com/blog/cape-to-vic-falls-cycle-for-africas-smallest-waxbills/

or the Ride magazine blog for more info.

http://shar.es/1WeqhR

PLEASE, WE NOW NEED YOUR SUPPORT NO MATTER HOW BIG OR SMALL

An Orange-breasted Waxbill cockbird.Photo Chris Krog

The Orange-breasted Waxbill now needs conservation help.Photo Chris Krog

 The Rare Finch
Conservation Group is registered in South Africa as a non-profit organisation and is totally dependent on donors and sponsors to carry out its conservation work on finches in the wild. For more info visit http://www.rarefinch.org or write to the secretary at editor@avitalk.co.za


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SEE – CONSERVE – ENJOY

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