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Journal of Ornithology, ISSN 2193-7192, 10/2018, Volume 159, Issue 4, pp. 913 - 922
The post-fledging dependence period (PFDP) is one of the most critical stages in the life history of some avian species. Birds are particularly sensitive to... 
Life Sciences | Habitat use | Post-fledging dependence period | Home range | Zoology | Dispersal | Juvenile fatality | Ecology | Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management | MORTALITY | SURVIVAL | SOUTH-AFRICA | TELEMETRY | DEPENDENCE PERIOD | EASTERN CAPE | HOME RANGES | PROVINCE | SELECTION | ORNITHOLOGY
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SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, ISSN 2045-2322, 04/2019, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp. 5536 - 11
Globally, vulture species are experiencing major population declines. The southern African Cape vulture (Gyps coprotheres) has undergone severe population... 
CAPE VULTURE | MICROSATELLITE | FULVUS | PHYLOGEOGRAPHY | COMPUTER-PROGRAM | RECOMMENDATIONS | NATAL PHILOPATRY | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | SIZE | GYPAETUS-BARBATUS | SOFTWARE | Genetic markers | Microsatellites | Endangered species | Philopatry | Population | Inbreeding | Population structure | Genetic diversity | Bayesian analysis | Population genetics | Heterozygosity
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BIRD CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL, ISSN 0959-2709, 03/2020, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp. 103 - 116
Understanding the attitude of people towards vultures, especially factors that influence behaviours that support their conservation, is crucial if the decline... 
FARMLAND | POPULATION DECLINES | SCAVENGERS | CAPE PROVINCE | BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION | ORNITHOLOGY | PERCEPTIONS | Ecosystems | Breeding | Habitat changes | Breeding sites | Conservation | Attitudes | Animal diseases | Cotton | Minority & ethnic groups | Diclofenac | Endangered & extinct species | Silk | Wildlife | Husbandry | Population | Poisoning | Livestock | Wildlife habitats | Carcasses
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Ostrich, ISSN 0030-6525, 05/2016, Volume 87, Issue 2, pp. 119 - 123
Monitoring of eight Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres breeding colonies in South Africa and Botswana took place between 2010 and 2014 using standardised counting... 
Cape Vulture | breeding success | extinction | Keywords: breeding colony | monitoring | FULVUS | CONTRACTION | DYNAMICS | breeding colony | ORNITHOLOGY | Endangered & extinct species | Colonies & territories | Extinction
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Journal of Wildlife Diseases, ISSN 0090-3558, 04/2016, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp. 369 - 372
Vulture (Accipitridae) poisonings are a concern in South Africa, with hundreds of birds dying annually. Although some of these poisonings are accidental, there... 
Cape griffon vulture | Organophosphate toxicity | Serum/plasma cholinesterase | Reference interval | Reference Values | Animals | Cholinesterases - metabolism | Cholinesterases - blood | Falconiformes - blood | Index Medicus
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Animal Conservation, ISSN 1367-9430, 02/2014, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp. 52 - 60
The rehabilitation of injured or poisoned birds, including raptors, is widely practiced even though its conservation value is not well understood. In this... 
rehabilitation | MARK | population dynamics | survival | Cape vulture | Population dynamics | Rehabilitation | Survival | MORTALITY | BEHAVIOR | VIABILITY | DISPERSAL | RECOVERY | GRIFFON GYPS-COPROTHERES | POPULATION DECLINES | POSTRELEASE SURVIVAL | ECOLOGY | BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION | BIRDS | OIL-SPILL | Vultures | Analysis | Population | Predation | Growth rate
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Ostrich, ISSN 0030-6525, 08/2017, Volume 88, Issue 2, pp. 173 - 176
The Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres is an Endangered colonial cliff-nesting species that is typically cited as monogamous. Observations of wild Cape Vulture... 
Cape Vulture | homosexuality | extra-pair copulation | colonial breeding | ORNITHOLOGY | Copulation | Nesting | Homosexuality | Breeding | Colonies | Partnerships | Males | Juveniles | Captive breeding | Chicks | Adults | Breeding seasons | Supplementation
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Ostrich, ISSN 0030-6525, 08/2017, Volume 88, Issue 2, pp. 123 - 129
Persistent vulture declines across Africa are a cause for concern as the number of species threatened with extinction increases. The White-backed Vulture Gyps... 
Gyps africanus | Swaziland | camera traps | growth curves | POPULATION | REQUIREMENTS | RAPTORS | BEHAVIOR | GRIFFON VULTURES | SCAVENGERS | DECLINE | COPROTHERES | LAND-USE | CAPE VULTURES | ORNITHOLOGY | Availability | Nests | Growth rate | Breeding | Extinction | Species extinction | Parents | Juveniles | Provisioning | Traps | Threatened species | Food availability | Food security | Chicks | Adults | Age | Food
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Ostrich, ISSN 0030-6525, 03/2017, Volume 88, Issue 1, pp. 79 - 82
In 2010, 14 Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres chicks were ringed as nestlings on the cliffs at the Skeerpoort Cape Vulture colony in the Magaliesberg mountains,... 
Cape Vulture | natal philopatry | breeding | BREEDING STATUS | SURVIVAL | AFRICA | FULVUS | ORNITHOLOGY | Animal behavior | Dispersal
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Ostrich, ISSN 0030-6525, 01/2014, Volume 85, Issue 1, pp. 13 - 23
Wind farms have been shown to cause bird mortality in many studies. Proposals for the development of wind farms in Lesotho, which is core habitat for small and... 
Cape Vulture | wind farm | Bearded Vulture | population viability analysis | Gypaetus barbatus meridionalis | Gyps coprotheres | MORTALITY | POPULATION | CAPE VULTURES | GYPS-COPROTHERES | GYPAETUS-BARBATUS | ORNITHOLOGY | Wind farms | Wind power
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JOURNAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN VETERINARY ASSOCIATION, ISSN 1019-9128, 03/2011, Volume 82, Issue 1, pp. 24 - 31
South Africa is home to 9 vulture species, of which 7 are endangered. While the cause of the population declines remains largely speculative, a vast amount of... 
CAPE VULTURE | EGYPTIAN VULTURE | POPULATIONS | Magaliesberg | Cape griffon vulture | rehabilitation | Gyps | HABITAT | African white-backed vulture | VETERINARY SCIENCES | vultures | GYPS-COPROTHERES | BLACK | rescue | Head | Animal Welfare | Animals | Female | Male | South Africa | Conservation of Natural Resources | Cities | Falconiformes | Sex Characteristics | Endangered Species
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Ostrich, ISSN 0030-6525, 08/2017, Volume 88, Issue 2, pp. 167 - 171
The plumage of young Cape Vultures Gyps coprotheres is streaked to varying degrees on the breast, ruff and upper wing coverts. Observations of breast plumage... 
Cape Vulture | plumage | streaking | Gyps coprotheres | sexual dimorphism | ORNITHOLOGY | BIRDS | Feathers | Sexing | Breast | Birds | Dimorphism | Photographs | Plumage | Sexual dimorphism | Males | Females | Juveniles | Minors
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Bird Conservation International, ISSN 0959-2709, 6/2008, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp. 102 - 117
The global decrease of vulture populations has been attributed to several factors, such as food availability, poisoning, human disturbance, or habitat... 
land-use | conservation | age distribution | modeling nesting habitat | cape vulture | aegypius-monachus | abundance | neophron-percnopterus | site selection | cinereous vultures | CAPE VULTURE | SITE SELECTION | CONSERVATION | AEGYPIUS-MONACHUS | AGE DISTRIBUTION | CINEREOUS VULTURES | LAND-USE | NEOPHRON-PERCNOPTERUS | MODELING NESTING HABITAT | ORNITHOLOGY | ABUNDANCE
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Biodiversity and Conservation, ISSN 0960-3115, 08/2005, Volume 14, Issue 9, pp. 2079 - 2093
Three species of vulture (African White-backed, White-headed and Lappet-faced) breed in Swaziland, all of which are threatened within the country. Vulture... 
Life Sciences | Nesting | Status | Vultures | Swaziland | Evolutionary Biology | Tree Biology | Plant Sciences | Land use | AFRICA | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | land use | RAPTORS | ECOLOGY | vultures | nesting | CAPE | BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION | status
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