Seabirds at Risk

Peter Chadwick writes in the May 2012 Getaway magazine about eabirds at risk. They play a role in maintaining balance in ecosystems and bring tourists to our shores, yet more than half of South Africa’s breeding coastal bird species are threatened. With 2500km of coastline, South Africa boasts one of the richest marine areas in the world. This in turn attracts a myriad sea- and … Continue reading Seabirds at Risk

Bird sightings needed.

SANBI and ADU require your help. You are living near a research area for a SANBI approved research project if you stay in the southern peninsula of Cape Town. Your observations can help us to understand how birds are vulnerable to climate change. The project marks fynbos birds with colour rings and numbered metal rings, to help us study their movements, behaviour and survival. If … Continue reading Bird sightings needed.