Powerline collisions could potentially tilt the population of Blue Cranes from stable, to declining. That’s according to Endangered Wildlife Trust researcher, Christie Craig, at the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) meeting in September.
Ever seen this secretive owl? New research aims to find out more There’s a secretive owl species that occurs in the Overberg – and yet so few people know about it. That’s because the African Grass Owl (Tyto capensis) is
The Cape Rockjumper (Chaetops frenatus) is found only in the mountain Fynbos of southernmost South Africa. But new research has found that this species is fast disappearing from sections of its traditional range –
Birds in the Overberg face many threats. But did you know that plastic products are among those threatsBirds like Blue Cranes, Secretarybirds and other species we protect can be affected by bailing twine. They are drawn to sheep and ostrich feeding areas
Christie Craig (Endangered Wildlife Trust/FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology) plans to provide clarity on these uncertainties through a three-year PhD research project. Among the questions Christie is asking: How do
The results of the project were phenomenal: There were 40 participants who joined in the challenge. And a total of 29,047 bird sightings were recorded in the year. A staggering 329 bird species were recorded. Through the project, conservationists and birding