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.

African Vulture Crisis

African Vulture Crisis

Vultures provide many ecological, economic, and cultural benefits. However, several vulture populations are declining rapidly, and conservationists are calling this an ‘African Vulture Crisis’. What do we know, and what can we do?

To the rescue

To the rescue

Early on a Friday morning I received a call from Gavin Williams, who works for Vodacom. He was at a mast near De Aar and saw an injured Verreaux’s Eagle under a Sentech mast.