Title:

Are traditional healers contributing to the decline of Blue Cranes in Namibia?

Publication Year:
2012
Abstract:

Much has been published about the plight and decline of Blue Cranes Anthropoides paradiseus from Namibia over the last few years (Brown 1992, Simmons et al. 1996, Kolberg Simmons et al. 2006, Scott et al. 2009, Scott et al.) Cranes are considered to be one of the world's most range crane species; endemic to southern Africa as well as Endangered and seemingly declining in Namibia (Simmons and Brown, in press) and Globally Threatened (BirdLife International 2012).

Publication Title:

Ornithological Observations

Volume:
3
Pages:
218-222
Item Type:
Journal Article
Language:
en
Keywords:
critically endangered (IUCN), protection of birds, ornithology, mortality, avifauna, bird, bird of prey, bird species