Tag Archives: Barry Lipschitz

Leopard tracking in the Baviaanskloof

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Objective of the flight:

Two missions were flown for Landmark Foundation during 2014. The objective of the first mission was to track and download GPS data from a collared leopard in the Swartberg. Unfortunately this first mission yielded no results and the search was abandoned after three hours. The objective of the second mission was to track and download GPS data from two leopards in the Baviaanskloof area.

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Leopard tracking in the Swartberg

Objective of the flight:

The tracking and downloading of GPS data collared leopards in the eastern part of Swartberg between De Rust and Willowmore in the Eastern Cape. This information will contribute to our understanding of leopard population densities and identify suitable habitat corridors which could be linking potentially isolated populations.

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Aerial survey of Denham’s Bustard in the Kouga Municipal Area

Objective of the flight:

The objective of the flight was to record Denham’s Bustard display areas in a study area comprising a rough triangle between Jeffreys Bay, Hankey and Tsitsikamma in the Eastern Cape. This forms part of a larger initiative which is being undertaken by the St Francis Kromme Trust, a registered public benefit organisation concerned with environmental issues in the greater St Francis Bay area, in co-operation with five wind energy developers in the region.

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Leopard Tracking in the Swartberg

Objective of the flight

To track and download data from collared leopards in the Swartberg range of the Western Cape.

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