Tag Archives: August 2013

Nyl River floodplain sewage spill

Objective of the flight:

The objective of the flight was to observe the extent of environmental damage caused by raw sewage being pumped out in close proximity of boreholes supplying water to Mookgophong/Naboomspruit as well as the Nyl River floodplain and wetlands and to take photos as evidence to be presented to the applicable authorities.

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Red-Billed Oxpeckers from Limpopo to Mokala National Park

Objective of the flight:

The objective of the flight was to relocate Red-billed Oxpeckers from Limpopo to Mokala National Park in the Northern Cape. The Operation Oxpecker project was requested to catch Red-billed Oxpeckers at the Doortjie and Berg-en-Dalen farms near Swartwater in Limpopo as the farmer felt he had too many on his property and that the birds were keeping wounds on his cattle open.

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Red-Billed Oxpeckers from Kruger National Park to KwaZulu-Natal

Objective of the flight:

The objective of the flight was to relocate Red-billed Oxpeckers from Skukuza in the Kruger National Park to a game farm in High Flats in KwaZulu-Natal. The Operation Oxpecker project was requested to catch Red-billed Oxpeckers at the Skukuza bomas, as they were irritating the wounds of some of the animals housed there.

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