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Satellite Tracked Vulture Movements 06 – 12 February 2017

The latest movements of our Bearded Vultures: Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture, Bennie for the past week, that are fitted with satellite transmitters and included in our monitoring program.

Meet the vultures included in the project

We were informed of a poisoning incident last week which on closer inspection revealed at least 20 Cape Vultures on two properties in the Free State. Many thanks to those that assisted with collecting the birds and investigating the incident. The purpose of the poisoning is not known but assumed to be predator control since a few dead dogs and jackal were also found. This incident is another reminder that we need to increase our awareness efforts and ensure landowners know that poisoning is illegal and alternative methods of predator control exist.

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Satellite Tracked Vulture Movements 08 – 15 January 2017

The latest movements of our Bearded Vultures: Jeremia, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie and our Cape Vulture Bennie for the period 8-15 January 2017,  that are fitted with satellite transmitters and included in our monitoring program.

Meet the vultures included in the project

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Satellite Tracked Vulture Movements 06 – 13 March 2016

The latest movements of our Bearded Vultures: Jeremia, Springbok, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie; and our Cape Vultures: Bennie and Shuttle for the past week (6 – 13 March 2016), that are fitted with satellite transmitters and included in our monitoring program

Unfortunately Traveller’s battery has now drained and therefore no locations are available this week. Meet the vultures included in the project

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1Satellite Tracked Vulture Movements 21 – 28 February 2016

The latest movements of our Bearded Vultures: Jeremia, Springbok, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie; and our Cape Vultures: Bennie, Traveller and Shuttle for the past week (21-28 February 2016), that are fitted with satellite transmitters and included in our monitoring program

Meet the vultures included in the project

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Satellite Tracked Vulture Movements 14 – 21 February 2016

The latest movements of our Bearded Vultures: Jeremia, Springbok, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie; and our Cape Vultures: Bennie, Traveller and Shuttle for the past week (14-21 February 2016), that are fitted with satellite transmitters and included in our monitoring program

Meet the vultures included in the project

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Satellite Tracked Vulture Movements 27 December 2015 – 03 January 2016

The latest movements of our Bearded Vultures: Jeremia, Springbok, Pharaoh, InkosiYeentaka, Lehlwa, Mac, Kloutjie, Camo and Mollie; and our Cape Vultures: Bennie, Traveller and Shuttle for the past week (27 December 2015 to 3 January 2016),  that are fitted with satellite transmitters and included in our monitoring program

Traveller has headed quite far south in the Eastern Cape during the new year.  Meet the vultures included in the project

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