Conservation

SAVING SEABIRDS – NO BURDEN FOR SOUTH KOREA

Posted on the 2nd November 2014
SAVING SEABIRDS – NO BURDEN FOR SOUTH KOREA (This article first appeared in the BirdLife South Africa e-newsletter of November 2014. - Ed.) The 'Tragedy of the Commons’ was firs... Read more

MIGRATING ACROSS THE POND

Posted on the 2nd November 2014
MIGRATING ACROSS THE POND (This article first appeared in the BirdLife South Africa e-newsletter of November 2014. - Ed.) Birds do not know international boundaries. Herein lies the challenge o... Read more

DR ROSS WANLESS IS THE SAB ENVIRONMENTALIST OF THE YEAR!

Posted on the 23rd October 2014
The prestigious SAB Environmentalist of the Year Award was made to Dr Ross Wanless, from BirdLife South Africa’s Seabird Conservation Programme, at a ceremony in Johannesburg yesterday. Dr Wa... Read more

REPORT ON THE HEARTLAND PROJECT AT PAARDEVLEI

Posted on the 3rd October 2014
(This article originally appeared in the October 2014 edition of 'Batis', the quarterly magazine of the Somerset West Bird Club and is posted with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) THE... Read more

REPORT ON THE DICK DENT PROJECT - OCTOBER 2014

Posted on the 3rd October 2014
(This article originally appeared in the October 2014 edition of 'Batis', the quarterly magazine of the Somerset West Bird Club and is posted with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) Dic... Read more

NEW APPOINTMENT AT BIRDLIFE SOUTH AFRICA!

Posted on the 3rd October 2014
(Announcement by Simon Gear, the Advocacy Manager of BirdLife South Africa. - Ed.) We are very pleased to have been joined in October by Nhlanhla Ncube, who will fill the new position of Minin... Read more

SAHGCA's POSITION ON THE USE OF LEAD SHOT WHEN HUNTING BIRDS IN WETLANDS

Posted on the 15th August 2014
The SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association's (SAHGCA) position on the use of lead shot when hunting birds in wetlands SAHGCA does not support the use of lead shot where the pellets... Read more

WHAT THE GLOBAL RED LIST UPDATE FOR BIRDS MEANS FOR SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on the 26th July 2014
BirdLife International Global Red List update for birds: what it means for South Africa. (A media release by BirdLife South Africa). Johannesburg, 25 July 2014: BirdLife International, the custod... Read more

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas spreading their wings - the Plett region

Posted on the 21st July 2014
(This article first appeared in the July 2014 newsletter of BirdLife Plettenberg Bay and is posted with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas spreading their ... Read more

A POTENTIAL NEW BREEDING COLONY FOR AFRICAN PENGUINS ALONG THE SOUTH COAST?

Posted on the 21st July 2014
(This article first appeared in the July 2014 newsletter of BirdLife Plettenberg Bay and is posted with the permission of the Editor. - Ed.) A potential new African Penguin colony on the south co... Read more

WORLD’S FIRST LED ANTI-COLLISION DEVICES TO SAVE NIGHT FLYING BIRDS

Posted on the 18th July 2014
The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife & Energy Programme (EWT-WEP), in partnership with Eskom and Preformed Line Products, broke new ground near Kroonstad by installing the world&rsquo... Read more

CONSERVING MORE THAN JUST BIRDS

Posted on the 30th June 2014
(This article first appeared in the June 2014 E-newsletter of BirdLife South Africa. - Ed.) In a remote corner of the Western Cape, as one travels from Piketberg to Elands Bay, lies the magical v... Read more

FENCES: FRIENDS OR FOE?

Posted on the 30th June 2014
(This article first appeared in the June 2014 E-newsletter of BirdLife South Africa. - Ed.) Many birds are killed each year when they collide with fences. These species are also often of conserva... Read more

DE MOND NATURE RESERVE COMPLEX FINAL DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN

Posted on the 17th June 2014
Dear Stakeholder, After reviewing all the comment received from stakeholders, the draft De Mond PAMP was amended and can now be downloaded from the following link. http://www.capenature.c... Read more

CONSERVATION REPORT TO THE WESTERN CAPE BIRDING FORUM

Posted on the 10th June 2014
Western Cape Regional Conservation Programme: Western Cape Birding Forum Update Regional Conservation and IBA Programme Progress Report The Western Cape Regional Conservation Programme has ex... Read more