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Entries from November 20th, 2008

African Raptor Expedition

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Raptor Research

Simon Thomsett and Laila Bahaa-el-din are embarking on an expedition around Africa and its islands to monitor raptor populations on the continent. Their aims are to observe, collect data on and photograph all diurnal resident and migratory species. They also have as main objectives to meet local experts and raise awareness. They will write a […]

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First satellite tag for African raptor (Rob Simmons)

November 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Raptor Research

The exciting news is that the first African harrier has been successfully satellite tagged in South Africa. The tiny (12.5g) satellite tags I have for following Black Harriers was charged up in early October 2008 and the first one attached to a breeding male in the West Coast National Park, South Africa on 11 October […]

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