In Feb 2017, Birding Africa and The FitzPatrick Institute undertook an expedition to Chad to search for this species which had no documented records for almost 40 years.
A new study by the World Parrot Trust's Africa Conservation Programme has highlighted the need for action to protect Grey Parrots
Congratulations to current MSc Conservation Biology student Dave van Beuningen, who took home the Conservation Prize in the recent Exposure Photography Competition for his photo 'Secret Death'.
UCT's College of Fellows was established by the UCT Council to recognise distinguished academic work by permanent academic staff. Peter Ryan is one of eleven new Fellows inducted into the College this year at a ceremony and dinner held on Wednesday, 11 October.
The Gilchrist Medal is awarded to distinguished marine scientists. The Medal serves as recognition of the recipients’ contributions to marine science, to further stimulate excellence in South African marine science, and to focus attention on South Africa’s
marine and coastal environments.
The July 2017 graduation ceremony saw 3 Phd, 1 Msc by dissertation and 10 Conservation Biology MSc by coursework and dissertation students from the FitzPatrick Institute receiving their degrees.
PhD student Tanja van de Ven took second prize for her oral presentation at the Biennial ZSSA Conference
We invite applications for a full-time 5-6 month research opportunity on our Hot Birds Project
We invite applications for a full-time postdoctoral research opportunity in our Western Indian Ocean seabirds and climate change project.
Tygerberg Bird Club have pledged R20,000 towards Dr Megan Murgatroyd's Verreaux's Eagle research.
FitzPatrick Institute 2017 AGM
UCT rated joint third in World University Rankings for Ornithology!