Tag Archives: Kruger National Park

Relocation of Red-billed Oxpeckers from Kruger National Park to Mokala National Park

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Objective of the flight: The aim of the flight was to relocate 32 Red-billed Oxpeckers from the Kruger National Park to Mokala National Park as part of the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Operation Oxpecker project. This was the third and last relocation of birds to Mokala National Park to ensure that a sufficient number of birds to establish a founder population has been relocated.

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Aerial support for rhino crime scene investigations

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Objective of the flight:

To provide aerial support to the Environmental Crime Investigations Unit of SANParks in order to attend to rhino crime scenes.

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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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