Using an ethogram as a guide to understanding Hooded Vulture breeding behaviour

Using an ethogram as a guide to understanding Hooded Vulture breeding behaviour

Studies on an animal’s behaviour can be enhanced using an ‘ethogram’. An ethogram clearly defines, describes, and classifies distinct behaviours commonly exhibited by a species. Researchers from the Endangered Wildlife Trust and the University of KwaZulu-Natal recently produced the first ethogram describing the nesting and breeding behaviours of the Critically Endangered Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus).

Sep 4, 2022
Coffee with a conservation conscience

Coffee with a conservation conscience

It is generally understood that our knowledge of the status and trends in African Lion (Panthera leo) numbers is relatively poor, and the collective ability of governments and the wider conservation community to identify priorities or to assess the impacts of interventions, is limited.

Dec 8, 2020
Never a dull moment, thanks to Macsteel!

Never a dull moment, thanks to Macsteel!

It is generally understood that our knowledge of the status and trends in African Lion (Panthera leo) numbers is relatively poor, and the collective ability of governments and the wider conservation community to identify priorities or to assess the impacts of interventions, is limited.

Sep 30, 2020