Cape Vulture Tag 326

Species: Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres)

Name:  Hemera                   Age: Adult               Sex: Female

Tracking Device: Back-pack GPS tracker        Tag number: 326        Leg band number: N/A

This wild female came in with a broken wing on 3 May 2017 and released on the 8 November 2017 after being rehabilitated at VulPro. She has explored 6 of South Africa’s provinces namely, Gauteng, North West, Limpopo, Northern Cape, Free State and the Eastern Cape with flights across the whole of the Lesotho Kingdom. We think naming her ‘Hemera’ after the Greek goddess of daytime and daylight represents the hope we have for her future after recovering so well to be able to return to the wild.

Movements of Cape Vulture 326 from November 2017 to January 2020

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