The bodies of numerous bee-eaters and swallows who had migrated from the Northern Hemisphere were found around the country
Bateleur, with its distinctive plumage and graceful flight pattern, is under threat
A fishing association has said it is concerned about the endangered penguins, but that the limits on fishing must not threaten the industry
Seabirds, many of them globally threatened, are sitting ducks for the rodents who are eating them alive
The population of the endangered seabirds has plummeted to a record low
So far, 148 juvenile African penguins have been released at De Hoop Nature Reserve in a bid to establish a new breeding colony
Over the past six years, three oil spills have occurred as a direct result of fuel ship-to-ship bunkering
Changes in agriculture will affect blue cranes and heat stress will harm Cape rockjumpers that are already found at higher altitudes
Spills and pollution would harm the Okavango Delta and the Tsodilo Hills world heritage sites
Refusal of project shows there is ‘no space for tick-box exercises’ by environmental consultants
The causes include commercial fishing near their colonies and a scarcity of sardines and anchovies
The departments of environment and agriculture legislation are at odds over modifying the genes of wild animals
Coalition fighting planned underground colliery in Mpumalanga wins a round against Uthaka Energy in court
Controversial Eastern Cape project poses high risks to threatened birds of prey
The project poses a risk to declining great white pelican population at Dassen Island
Despite the state’s commitments to protecting water sources, an MEC is exploiting a loophole to allow a mine linked to the Zuma family to proceed
Researchers say the computer model is a ‘win-win’ for eagles and wind farm developers
Secretary birds, martial eagles and bateleurs are now listed as globally endangered
Drought or poor infrastructure — What is the cause of all the flamingo drama in the Northern Cape?
250 out of almost 2000 chicks have been relocated to uShaka following rising heat and dropping water levels at Kamfers Dam
The water minister has ignored conservationists’ legal bid to protect an Mpumalanga wetland, using her powers to allow mining to go ahead
Wildlife groups call for probe into alleged African grey trafficking after 730 birds die on aircraft.
Tens of thousands of starving swallows simply dropped dead out of the sky in Limpopo after a cold snap stopped them feeding, an expert said on Wednesday. The birds fell victim to plunging temperatures towards the end of March and were unable to feed properly as they prepared for their annual migration to Europe.
Well-known KwaZulu-Natal birder Robin Guy (75) was shot and killed during an attempted robbery in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on Wednesday night. He and his wife, from Underberg, had been in Johannesburg on a festive-season visit when two robbers disturbed a dinner on the verandah of his brother-in-law’s home, Guy’s journalist son, Duncan, said on Thursday.