[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.


"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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