MSc Conservation Biology applications close on August 31
Applications close on August 31 - if you are thinking of applying, please read full details on our website and get your application in before the deadline.
Invasion by Black Sparrowhawks
Rob Little and Rene Navarro recently published a paper on the implications of geographical range changes and resultant sympatry for three Accipiter hawks on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
Resolving spurfowl taxonomy
A Fitz team recently published a paper in the African journal of ornithology Ostrich titled ‘Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of African spurfowls: Galliformes, Phasianidae, Phasianinae, Coturnicini: Pternistis spp.’
Plastic poses a major environmental threat: but is it being over-stated?
Prof Peter Ryan has written a piece in to try and place the plastic pollution frenzy in context.
Volunteer field assistant, Hot Birds Project
We are looking for a field volunteer to assist with data collection on Southern Yellow-billed Hornbills in the Kuruman River Reserve.


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.