The South African Bird Ringing Unit

Ringing birds around Africa!


Contact Details

SAFRING, FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, 7701
South Africa

SAFRING Co-ordinator: Robert Thomson

Data administrator(s):
    • Kim Hunt
    • Janine Dunlop

: safring[at]

Until we can return to the office more regularly, please contact us via email.
You can also report resightings and recoveries via our website, or get hold of us by posting on our Facebook Group.

If it is an emergency (eg - you have found an injured bird), please contact your local vet or bird rescue centre (eg, SANCCOB or SPCA). Find out more here (FAQ no.1).

H: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM