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Satellite Tracked Vulture Movements 10 – 16 December 2018

The latest movements of our Bearded Vultures; Jeremia, Pharaoh, Lehlwa and Mollie and our Cape Vultures; Bennie and N207, for the past week, that are fitted with satellite transmitters and included in our monitoring program.

Meet the vultures included in the project

Inkosi’s bones were tested for lead to see if she showed signs of long-term exposure to lead (from eating meat shot with lead bullets). The results show only background exposure unlike some of our other birds that had much higher lead levels. Additional samples were sent for testing this week to confirm cause of death.

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