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  1. Hooded Vulture <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> and African White-backed Vulture <em>Gyps africanus</em> nesting at the Olifants River Private Nature Reserve, Limpopo province, South Africa

    Hooded Vulture <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> and African White-backed Vulture <em>Gyps africanus</em> nesting at the Olifants River Private Nature Reserve, Limpopo province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Basic ecological information is still lacking for many species of African vultures. The Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus is known as a rare breeding resident in north-eastern South Africa. This study set out to monitor the nests of Hooded Vultures and,...
  2. Visitors to nests of Hooded Vultures <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> in northeastern South Africa<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Visitors to nests of Hooded Vultures <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> in northeastern South Africa<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus are critically endangered but little is known of their year-round use of nests or whether other species usurp Hooded Vulture nest sites. We investigated visitation rates by Hooded Vultures and other species (including potential nest predators...
  3. The decline of an urban Hooded Vulture <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> population in Dakar, Senegal, over 50 years<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    The decline of an urban Hooded Vulture <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> population in Dakar, Senegal, over 50 years<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    As in many West African cities, in Dakar Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus have always been characteristic urban scavengers. The recent decline of Hooded Vultures in other parts of Africa, mainly eastern Africa, has been the reason in 2015 for up-listing...
  4. Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus nearly extirpated from Edo State, Nigeria: a report on the avian scavenger community

    Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus nearly extirpated from Edo State, Nigeria: a report on the avian scavenger community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Avian scavengers, by feeding on carrion and other organic matter, provide critical ecosystem services. Vultures, the only obligate avian scavengers, have reportedly experienced massive population declines in Africa yet current knowledge regarding their status in most West African countries is...
  5. Impact of human activities on the reproduction of Hooded Vultures <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> in Burkina Faso

    Impact of human activities on the reproduction of Hooded Vultures <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> in Burkina Faso

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    During the last decades, the critically endangered Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus has strongly declined across its African range. Although direct persecution has been suggested as a major cause of this decline, little is known about the impact of humans on...
  6. Population estimates of three vulture species in Kruger National Park, South Africa

    Population estimates of three vulture species in Kruger National Park, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Vultures are globally threatened, yet reliable population data on these birds are few, thus measuring their response to change is difficult. Kruger National Park (KNP) in South Africa is an important stronghold for many avian species, particularly vultures. In this...
  7. Wind farms threaten southern Africa's cliff-nesting vultures

    Wind farms threaten southern Africa's cliff-nesting vultures

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Wind farms have been shown to cause bird mortality in many studies. Proposals for the development of wind farms in Lesotho, which is core habitat for small and declining populations of the regionally Endangered Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus meridionalis and...
  8. Breeding biology of the White-headed Vulture <em>Trigonoceps occipitalis</em> in Kruger National Park, South Africa

    Breeding biology of the White-headed Vulture <em>Trigonoceps occipitalis</em> in Kruger National Park, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Information on the breeding biology of the White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis is limited and published data are few. Within the Kruger National Park in north-east South Africa there is a regionally important population of about 60 White-headed Vulture pairs, of...
  9. Significant population of Egyptian Vulture <em>Neophron percnopterus</em> found in Morocco

    Significant population of Egyptian Vulture <em>Neophron percnopterus</em> found in Morocco

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus population in Morocco has undergone a marked decline since the 1980s to the point of nearing local extinction in the twenty-first century. A field study of some possible sites for Egyptian Vultures was carried out...
  10. Cape Vulture <em>Gyps coprotheres</em> breeding status in southern Africa: monitoring results from 2010–2014

    Cape Vulture <em>Gyps coprotheres</em> breeding status in southern Africa: monitoring results from 2010–2014

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Monitoring of eight Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres breeding colonies in South Africa and Botswana took place between 2010 and 2014 using standardised counting methods. Counts of breeding pairs, nestlings and fledglings were used to calculate breeding success and general population...