This article is the result of a request from one of the Long Beach locals to learn more about the life history and migration behaviour of the tern species frequenting South Africa’s extensive coastline.
I recently spent two weeks sailing the Good Hope Line aboard the SA Agulhas II with a team from BirdLife SA. We spent the time recording the seabird and mammal species encountered between Cape Town and the Antarctic Marginal Ice Zone.
My experiences, photographs and observations from my first visit to the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho.
The charismatic African Penguin is a species in freefall as a result of increased fishing pressures and shifts in the distribution of their prey species. Here in Cape Town, we have a number of breeding colonies on our doorstep and should be doing everything in our power to ensure the recovery and survival of this important coastal bird.
Patterns in Bird Community Responses to Elephant Impacts along a Transformation Gradient in the Sundays Thicket of the Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa.
Ten things I love about the Addo Elephant National Park.
The influence of beach-cast kelp on the species diversity of a sandy beach ecosystem in the south-western Cape region of South Africa.