Niven Library Annual Book Sale
This is your chance to purchase out of print and collector's books, while at the same time supporting African ornithology.
PhD study: Understanding the future of South Africa's national bird, the Blue Crane
We invite applications for a full-time PhD - the study will evaluate the status and future security of Blue Cranes in South Africa.
African Birdlife
We have a regular feature in African Birdlife - The FitzPatrick Report. 'A seabird's perspective: Animal-borne cameras shed light on seabird behaviour (Vol 6 (3) Mar/Apr 2018) describes the information received from cameras deployed on Cape Gannets...
2018 MSc Conservation Biology class
The 26th cohort of MSc Conservation Biology students have begun their year at the Fitz - as part of their orientation week, Peter Ryan, Susie Cunningham and Dayo Osinubi led them on a hike up Devils Peak.
December 2017 Graduation
Congratulations to our December 2017 PhD graduates: Kate Carstens, Davide Gaglio (in absentia), Tanja van de Ven and Otto Whitehead. Three MSc Conservation Biology students also graduated on December 20, 2017.


DST-NRF Centre of Excellence*

*Funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the National Research Foundation (NRF)

The Institute would like to thank Jill Adams and particularly Norman Arlott for permission to use their illustrations.