Mar / Apr 2014

Old oak, young chick
Jackal Buzzard rescue

It was all hands on deck to assist when a Jackal Buzzard chick’s nest tree was toppled during a winter storm in the Western Cape.

Regal Encounters            
Observations of a juvenile African Crowned Eagle

Margot Worswick charted the progress of a young Crowned Eagle for seven months, watching as it matured and started to gain its independence on a farm in Zimbabwe.

Moult            
The cost of annual renewal

Moult ranks with breeding and migration as one of the key activities in a bird’s annual cycle. Peter Ryan explores how birds fit moulting into their busy lives.

Portfolio: Snap Shot            

Wildlife photographer Wim van den Heever presents a striking collection of birds in action.

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