[CT Birds] S.A.'s Verreaux’s eagles, healthier in farmed area

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Sat Feb 13 21:29:18 EST 2016


As you enjoy being inside, a thought of where it's summertime.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/16/science/eagles-take-to-south-african-agriculture.html

"An eagle population in South Africa is thriving despite its situation in an agricultural landscape, according to a new paper in The Condor: Ornithological Applications. The birds are Verreaux’s eagles, predators in decline in southern Africa. Surprisingly, a community in the heavily farmed Sandveld region is healthier than one in the nearby, less developed Cederberg Mountains. "


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