Movements of African White-backed Vultures

This Google image reveals the movements to date of 9 tracked African White-backed Vultures of varying age that were captured and fitted with GSM tracking in the north of the Kruger National Park during 2014. The tracking of their movements are part of a study to assess the role these birds play as vectors of disease in the region and is done in partnership with the State Veterinary Department and the University of Pretoria. No doubt that they must rank as one of the most mobile resident species of birds out there!

Copyright: Andre Botha

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