BirdLife SA

Membership of the Club is open to anyone interested in birds and in sympathy with the aims of BirdLife South Africa.

Wits Bird Club

Wits Bird Club looks after local matters, and organises lectures, field outings and other excursions. The central office looks after administrative, national and international matters.

New Members

Membership is for a 12-month period from the date of receipt of payment and is renewable annually.

The club welcomes new members, and no particular knowledge of birds is necessary.


The Club undertakes outings to which all levels of birders are welcome. Details of these are emailed weekly to members. Bookings are essential and may be made with Lauraine Leigh, our Club Secretary,  EMAIL

There is a “Whatsapp” group for club members, the link is emailed via the weekly reminder.

Thursday Evening  Meetings

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, meetings are currently being held via ZOOM.  Details are published in the Weekly Reminder which is emailed to all our members.


The Club runs beginners’ courses and other specialist courses each year.


The Club produces a magazine, Bokmakierie, three times a year. This magazine not only provides articles of local interest, but also advises members of outings, courses and lectures. Contributions and advertising are welcome from all members.


Membership Form *********************

MembershipForm2021 – click to download, fill in and email to

All Subcription Payments to Birdlife South Africa:

FNB Randburg, Branch Code 254-005, Acc # 62067506281