Cape Vulture a vulnerable species in Southern Africa

Read some bird facts on the Cape Vulture which is one of the largest of its kind in Africa.

White-headed Vulture – a scarce native species to Africa

The White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis) is an Old World Vulture and monotypical to the Trigonoceps genus. Listed as critically endangered. Read more on this species.

Lappet-faced Vulture an endangered species in Africa

The Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos occipitalis) is a huge, bulky Old World Vulture of the Torgos genus and a native species of Africa. Read more on bird facts on breeding, distribution and conservation.

Griffon Vulture – A Remarkable Return from near Extinction

The Griffon Vulture is one of the four European vulture species and also one of the largest raptores worldwide. Read more on bird facts, conservation and breeding.

Marine Pollution – Fishing nets killing Seabirds

This article highlights aspects of marine pollution and the effects on sealife seabirds. Coastal breeding colonies in some parts are covered with plastic material brought in by birds for nest building.

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