PhD study opportunity
Reconciling farmers with vulture conservation in southern Africa: We invite applications for a full-time PhD research scholarship to be supported and supervised by Dr Robert Thomson (PFIAO), Dr Andrea Santangeli (U.Helsinki) and Dr Arjun Amar (PFIAO...
Fitz annual report
Following the sad and untimely death of Phil Hockey in January 2013, the Annual General Meeting was postponed to August and the annual report was postponed to come out as the biennial 2013-2014 report.
African Birdlife
Fitztitute staff and students regularly contribute articles for publication in African Birdlife. View the semi-popular articles in Publications. In the recent issue this page highlighted our research project on Lilian’s Lovebirds (May/June 2015).



Help us safeguard the future of our parks by telling us why you visit parks! To fill out our survey, click here. For further information on this research, click here.

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.