Birding in South Africa's National Parks
A new book by Rob Little "Birding in South Africa's National Parks" has just been published by Jacana Media.
PhD: Costs and benefits of Sociable Weaver nests to their Camelthorn hosts
Application deadline: 30 June, 2018. We invite applications for a full-time PhD study which will focus on understanding the consequences of the ‘interactions’ between Camelthorns and Sociable Weavers that build massive nests within these iconic...
PhD study: Understanding the future of South Africa's national bird, the Blue Crane
Application deadline extended to June 30, 2018! We invite applications for a full-time PhD - the study will evaluate the status and future security of Blue Cranes in South Africa.
2017 Annual report now available
The 2017 FitzPatrick Institute Annual Report was approved by the Advisory Board at the AGM held on Thursday, 17 May.
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.


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.