Notes from the Field

Painting a Brighter Future for Raptors and Renewables?

Around the world conservationists are working towards more sustainable power solutions and wind energy has emerged as a leading source of renewable energy. Over the past decade, the wind energy industry in South Africa has grown significantly. There are now more than 30 utility-scale operational wind farms that supply energy to power approximately 3.6 million […]

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The Desert in Winter: An Inside Look at the Golden Eagle Winter Feeding Field Season

With a backdrop of snow-covered peaks and the surrounding ruggedly beautiful West Desert, we made our way to the remote study sites for our Golden Eagle Winter Feeding program. As soon as the season started in December 2022, I knew we were in for a brutal winter. The winter season last year was brutal. The

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Six Months of Success: Checking in on 2023’s Global Raptor Grant Recipients

With support from sponsor Kaddas Enterprises, recipients of the 2023 Global Raptor Research & Conservation Grant have spent the last six months working to conserve critical raptor species around the world. From conducting fieldwork to developing outreach materials, each team has made significant progress on their projects focusing on vulnerable and endangered species. Lungten, Palla’s

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