Rampant poisoning poses a deadly risk to vultures in West Africa

Rampant poisoning poses a deadly risk to vultures in West Africa

Poisoning poses a deadly risk to vultures in West Africa Dr Lindy Thompson, the EWT’s Birds of Prey Programme African vulture numbers are declining at an alarming rate, and their key threat throughout Africa is believed to be poisoning. One of the reasons people...
Battle of the Bullets

Battle of the Bullets

Vultures that ingest lead fragments from ammunition have been found to have higher levels of lead in their blood, which affects their health and can kill them.To unpack the impact of lead ammunition on the environment and vultures, we hosted Battle of the Bullets

Grass Owls – a story of hope

Grass Owls – a story of hope

I joined a colleague, Rebo Rachuene from our Birds of Prey Programme, in the field to monitor a grass owl site. Rebo and his colleagues have been monitoring this site for over ten years.