Response to “Do we really need falconry in Namibia?”, Namibia Bird News No 16

March 2016

The following letter was received by the editor in response to an article published in the previous newsletter, the author’s name and contact details are known to the editor.

Dear Sir,Firstly, please may I compliment you on Read more

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The guys from the north coming soon to study poison use across Namibia, Sept 2015

by Andrea Santangeli

Last year in October I joined Vultures Namibia during their yearly survey of vultures in commercial farms and in the Namib-Naukluft Park. I was given a Vultures Namibia hat by Holger with the promise to come Read more

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Namibia’s Red Data Book for Birds, Namibia Bird News, June 2015 – No. 13

Finally, after a wait of many years, the red data book for birds in Namibia has been published! Titled “Birds to watch in Namibia: red, rare and endemic species” the book presents detailed accounts on Namibia’s 71 red-listed birds. Read more

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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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Caring for seabirds at the Lüderitz seabird rehabilitation facility, Namibia Bird News – No11 June 2016

by Jessica Kemper

The small seabird rehabilitation facility at Lüderitz, which belongs to the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), can hold up to about 50 birds. I have managed this facility since June 2000 as a volunteer, Read more

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