Title:

Cooperative hunting of Gabar Goshawk in Namibia

Publication Year:
2007
Abstract:

During a recent student visit to the Otjiwarongo area in north central Namibia we witnessed cooperative hunting in Gabar Goshawk Melierax gabar where two individuals were seen actively pursuing a Cape Turtle-Dove Streptopelia capicola. This was viewed from the vulture hide at REST (Rare & Endangered Species Trust) approximately 45km north east of Otjiwarongo on the farm Uitsig at 09h10 on 19 October 2006. Key-words: Gabar goshawk, Melierax gabar, raptor, feeding behaviour, cooperative hunting, Cape turtle dove, Namibia.

Publication Title:

Gabar

Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
31-33
Item Type:
Journal Article
Language:
en

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