Articles

Chasing the Blues in Etosha, Namibia Bird March 2015 – No 12

by Holger Kolberg

In March it was time to once again check on the status of Blue Cranes in Etosha National Park. Fortunately our Reconnaissance Team had done good ground work and we knew what to expect (which wasn’t Read more

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Crane Census for the season 2018 – 2019 breeding season, Namibia Crane News No 58 (July 2019)

by Ann & Mike Scott

With Namibia in the grip of one of the worst droughts on record, provisional rainfall data for the past year/season for Halali amounts to only about 160 mm, and for Okaukuejo 90 mm, compared Read more

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March 2018 and Augus 2018 Crane Census, Namibia Crane News No 57 (September 2018)

by Ann & Mike Scott

This year we were fortunate in being able to conduct two crane censuses: a wet-season ground survey from 15-18 March 2018, and a dry-season combined aerial and ground survey from 6-9 August 2018.

March Read more

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More Crane News and Views, Namibia Crane News No 56 (December 2017)

by Ann & Mike Scott

Visit by the International Crane Foundation

We were pleased to catch up (briefly) with our good crane friend Dr Rich Beilfuss (left), the President and CEO of the International Crane Foundation (www.savingcranes.org) in Swakopmund Read more

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April 2016 Crane Census, Namibia Crane News No 55 (May 2016)

by Ann & Mike Scott

Our wet-season crane census at Etosha National Park took place from 4-8 April 2016, with an encouraging final count of 16 adults/subadults plus two chicks. This year the team consisted of Holger Kolberg, Gabriel Read more

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Crane Sightings,Namibia Crane News No 54 (Nov 2015)

by Ann & Mike Scott

CRANE SIGHTINGS – Wattled Crane

25/3/15 Hugo Haussmann, (Hubis Tours & Safaris, email hubis@iway.na, www.hubistours.de)I have been asked to send you my photos from some Wattled Cranes I observed in the Nyae Nyae pans Read more

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Crane awareness efforts, Namibia Crane News 53

by Ann & Mike Scott

Promoting awareness amongst local communities about the plight of the Blue Crane has been targetted as a priority in our action plan, in view of the continued decline in numbers. The Blue Crane is Read more

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