The Indian Health Ministry has now officially banned multi-dose vials of human diclophenac! A major breakthrough indeed, as it restricts diclophenac production to single-doses and thus bans illegal treatment of livestock! Read more here…. Major breakthrough in fight to save Asia
Kerri Wolter and colleagues just published a short note about a Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) that was released in Namibia in 2005 and now obviously returned to South Africa … Have a look at the paper here: Wolter K, Neser W, Diekmann M, Verdoorn G. (2014) South African Cape V
Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats in many areas that they occur. Populations of many species are under pressure and some species are facing extinction. The International Vulture Awareness Day has grown from Vulture Awareness Days run by the
Very sad and unfortunate, another cape vulture was killed by collision with a power line. Kate Webster helped us out and visited the place from which we got permanent location signals indicating that the vulture was dead. She summarized stories of two different vulture, one of which w
Last year, we radio-tagged five juvenile vultures. Now, they are flying between 200 and 300 km afar from their home colony. Here are three screenshots were three (N110, N101, N103) of the vulture slept tonight. Nice landscape with impressive rock formations.