Eagleyes were proud to host five of the top speakers & presenters at the inaugural Walkerbay Bird Fair held in Stanford from the 26th February to the 1st March 2015. Pride of place went to Tim Appleton MBE, the convenor of the worlds biggest bird fair. Other guests included Mark Anderson CEO of Birdlife RSA, Albert Froneman, internationally acclaimed wild life photography and Trevor Hardaker, a legend in South African birding.The highlight of their stay was a lovely braai for some 34 speakers & the organising team of Stanford & Hermanus Bird Club members, headed up by Stanford Bird Club chairman Peter Hochfelden. The inevitable post mortem & war stories made for a fantastic evening of avian enjoyment.
It went without saying that the many compliments received from those staying and attending the function at Eagleyes Lodge confirmed it’s rapidly growing recognition as an Eco tourism establishment of note.
Three wise men @ the Birdbrain quiz at the bird fair.
Left to Right: Peter Hardaker, internationally aclaimed avian photographer, Vernon Head, Chairman Birdlife SA and Prof Peter Ryan, head of Percy Fitzpatrick Institute UCT. This IS the creme de la creme of RSA birding!
Left to right Tim Appleton, UK Bird Fair, back, with ponytail, Vernon Head, chairman of Birdlife SA, William Stephens, chairman Stanford Tourism & Peter Hochfelden chairman Stanford Bird Fair.