Species Conservation

NamPower/NNF Strategic Partnership

Newsletter 9 - May 2012

18 Nov 2013

In this issue:

Editorial: Steady progress with projects ... 1
Environmental Information Service (EIS) news ... 2
Generous funding from the Environmental Investment
Fund of Namibia ... 3
Tracking flamingo flight paths from the ground ... 4
NamPower weaver birds project ... 5
NamPower initiates dummy pole mitigation trials... 6
Bustard and power lines project ... 7
Ludwig's Bustards breeding near Lüderitz coast ... 7
Understanding bird collisions with man-made objects:
a sensory ecology approach ... 8
Visual fields, foraging and collision vulnerability in Gyps
vultures ... 9
Visual fields in flamingos – chick-feeding versus
filter-feeding ... 9
UN Wildlife Meeting pushes to make power lines safer
for birds ... 10