Reciprocal comunication in human-honeyguide mutualism
A study in the 1980s confirmed that honeyguides communicate with humans, now new work by researchers shows that humans communicate back to honeyguides. This research has recently been published in Science.
Martial Eagle filmed for TV series found dead
A female Martial Eagle from the Kruger National Park, who starred in Fierce, a British wildlife television series, has been found dead in a snare set by subsistence hunters in Mozambique.
June 2016 Graduation
Congratulations to our PhD graduates, Meg Murgatroyd, Dominic Henry and Chevonne Reynolds who were capped at the June 2016 Science Faculty graduation ceremony. We also had 1 MSc and 11 CB MSc students graduating.
African Birdlife
We have a regular feature in African Birdlife - The FitzPatrick Report. Our latest article (Jul/Aug 2016) highlights our Annual Report, which is available for download from our website.
2015 Fitz Annual Report
The 2015 FitzPatrick Institute Annual Report was adopted by the Advisory Board on April 1, 2016 and is now available for download. The report aims to give an overview of the activities of the staff, students and associates of the Fitz during 2015.



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