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Last Remaining Colony of Cape Vultures within the Western Cape

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Reports www.thetablemountainfund.org.za


The only remaining colony of Cape Vultures in the Western Cape is situated in the Potberg Mountain of De Hoop Nature Reserve, where the colony roosts and nests in a deeply incised gorge. They have managed to climb back from an all time low of around 30 birds in the 1970s to between 175 – 200 birds at present.


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My local Birds of Prey centre does some vulture conservation work. They are an important part of the eco-system and it was fascinating to learn about vultures and how endangered they are in parts of Africa and Asia.



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