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Invitation for Postgraduate scholarship applications

BirdLife Botswana in partnership with Hoisting Solutions invites potential Batswana candidates to apply for a fully funded postgraduate (MSc/MA) scholarship on Botswana cranes for 2019/2020 academic year. The scholarship runs for 24 months with additional three month orientation period and covers tuition, research fees, travel costs and basic student allowance. Candidates should be ready to start preferably July 2019 and will be based in Maun, Botswana. The study can be done on any topic ranging from distribution, movement patterns, feeding ecology or any that may be of interest, although this will be further developed in agreement with BirdLife Botswana, the student and the identified University. The study will be undertaken in the Okavango delta.

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 18:00

    Dear BirdLife Botswana member,

    This is to advise that our AGM will take place at 18:00 on Saturday 11th May, 2019 at Sanitas.  We would be pleased if as many as possible could attend.

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 09:00 to Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 17:00
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Your Membership of Birdlife Botswana would be welcomed and acknowledged to reflect your interest in helping to preserve the diversity of natural resources in Botswana and in particular the many magnificent birds.

Report Poisoning Event

Use our online form to report any dead vultures you encounter. The more information you provide, the better we would be able to attend to the threats facing Botswana’s vultures. For more information about vulture poisoning and Human Wildlife Conflict Click Vulture Poisoning Manual Plan and Human Wildlife conflict pamphlet here. Or click here to see common areas reported for vulture poisoning incidents in Botswana.

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OBSERVATIONS AND EXPERIENCES WITH BIRDS BREEDING IN BOTSWANA Ken and Mel Oake P.O.Box 108  Maun, Botswana.mail. okavangoceramics@gmail.com 496 pages, including over 1,100 colour photographs.Format, A4 Binding: Flexi cover, stitched ISBN: 978-99968-0-804-3