1 Sep

5 - 6 September at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden. Roodepoort. JHB. South Africa

This weekend  5 – 6 September is the Sasol Bird Fair at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden. Roodepoort. JHB. South Africa

Pack a picnic and soak up the magnificent scenery at the Sasol Bird Fair. Activities include guided bird walks, a bird photography workshop, interactive entertainment, face-painting and educational activities for kids There will also be an exhibition area of everything related to birds and birding, from birding books , birding apps, binoculars, spotting scopes and bird feeders to birding holiday destinations and tour operators etc.

It will also be the first time that the Rare Finch Conservation Group will be present at the event. save finch-logo 1We will have lots of fun and interesting goodies for young kids to get involved in. Come chat to us and find out more about the work that we are currently doing in collaboration with BirdLife South Africa on the Orange-breasted Waxbill, Africa’s smallest finch. Just look out for the orange balloons and come on over and introduce yourselves. We certainly look forward to meeting you.

Photo Chris Krog

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. All donations will be publicly acknowledged , unless otherwise requested, on the RFCG website. Donations can be made to the following account. Rare Finch Conservation Group, Nedbank. Account number 1933 198885 Branch : Sandown 193 305 South Africa ( For international donors please add ) SWIFT NEDSZAJJ.
 For more info visit or write to the secretary at



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