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Entries from July 23rd, 2009

Update from The African Raptor Expedition by Simon Thomsett and Laila Baha-el-Din

July 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Raptor Research

  (Part I) Kenya to Botswana   We left Nairobi on February 15th and after spending a few days in the Masai Mara, we drove into Tanzania where we found large herds of wildebeests calving in the southern part of the Serengeti. With them, we found large numbers of vultures feeding on the calves that […]

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Some thoughts on the unusual buzzards in the south Cape area – William S. Clark

July 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Discussion Forum

A few years ago Odette Curtis sent me some photos taken by Ann Koeslag of unusually plumaged breeding buzzards in the Tokai forest. I told her that the female looked like a rufous-morph Steppe Buzzard. I still feel that way. I visited the area in early June 2008 with Ann to look at the nesting […]

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