Post-doctoral Fellowship - Raptor Research Group
Applications are open for a full-time post-doctoral fellowship to analyse existing data on the movement ecology of African raptors to improve our understanding of conservation requirements and make recommendations to further raptor conservation...
Latest FitzPatrick Report in African BirdLife
Sara Catto (MSc CB) and Dr Susie Cunningham report on the study of the effect of human food on the Red-winged starling population on UCT Campus.
First issue of Afrotropical Bird Biology: Journal of the Natural History of African Birds released
This is an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal associated with and supported by the John Voelcker Bird Book, BirdLife South Africa and the FitzPatrick Institute.
New paper: The impacts of high temperatures on rockjumper chicks
Krista Oswald's PhD research on the impact of high temperatures in the Cape Fold mountains on rockjumper chicks was featured on the cover of the Journal of Avian Biology (52)8.
A/Prof Arjun Amar interviewed by The Biome Project
Former MSc CB student Kate Sheridan and co-host Emma Hodson interviewed Arjun on raptor persecution, driven grouse shooting, and upland management in the UK for The Biome Project.


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