A brief biodiversity survey for reptiles and invertebrates under rocks in the Eastern Cape indicated a healthy ecosystem.
The highlight of walked transects while conducting bird surveys are the close encounters with Eagles.
The Karoo is a delicate arid ecosystem that is threatened by wind farm and fracking development. Care needs to be taken to survey all species and plan appropriate relocation for sensitive species.
Often the collateral waste of poaching near impoverished communities are wildlife species that die unnecessarily.
South Africa is poised on the cusp of experiencing an proliferation of mega wind farms erupting across the landscape. In a country blessed with unique and diverse avian species, bird monitors, Mark and Amanda Dixon, ponder whether sufficient mitigation procedures have been instigated to prevent displacement and accidental deaths of bird populations
The pair of Verreaux’s Eagles descended down the slope, darks shadows dropping over the cliff and hugging the steep rocky fynbos. Silently they landed at the base of a rock […]