African Birdlife
We have a regular feature in African Birdlife - The FitzPatrick Report. Our latest article 'One good turn' by Claire Spottiswoode (Vol 5 (3) Mar/April 2017) explores honeyguide-human mutalism.
UCT's Champions of the Flyway
Three Fitz students are off to Eilat, Israel to compete in the international Champions of the Flyway, an annual charity birding event which aims to combat the illegal slaughter of birds along their migratory flyways in the Mediterranean.
2017 MSc Conservation Biology class
The 25th cohort of MSc Conservation Biology students arrived at the Fitz last week. Their orientation week included a hike up the mountains above Scarborough.
Congratulations Peter Ryan!
Centre of Excellence and Fitztitute Director, Prof. Peter Ryan, was awarded A-rating scientist status by the National Research Foundation in December 2016. This is the highest accolade in the NRF’s rating system to rank researchers in the country...
New African gamebird book by Rob Little
A monograph 'Terrestrial gamebirds and snipes of Africa' by Rob Little will be at all major book shops next week.


Report any sightings of ringed Swift Terns - details on the Fitz News page here.


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.