Cape vulture decline is reason to be concerned
Aasvoëls nou só beskerm
Vultures in Crisis
Power lines pose threat to SA vultures - Engineering News, 7 Feb 2014
Magaliesberg Vultures Face Extinction - Kormorant, 22 June 2012
Vultures are worth saving
Leer by Aasvoels se Restaurant - Die Beeld, 31 Mei 2011
Vrywilligers veg vir Aasvoels - Die Beeld, Sept 2010
Vultures - Birds & BirdingBirding, Jan 2011
NSAID Ketaprofen Fatal for vultures 24/03/2009
New veterinary drug could collapse SA’s vulture population
Vulture_Conservation - Africa_Wild, Nov 2008
Africa at a Glance - Africa Geographic, July 2008
WWF - Vulture Evaluation Project Launch
Vulture Enclosure Project - Eskom Media Release, Feb 2008
Press Release - Vulture Programme – Impacting Society - R&L Reserve
Conflict between Wildlife and Veterinary Medicine
"The Cape Griffons"
"Path into the Future"
"VulPro by Kat Smith"
"Fragile World of the Cape Vulture"
"I Believe I can Fly - Madza Wildlife Fund Advertisment"
"Vultures Chose Me"
"BBC News - Vulture Decline could affect Humans"
"BBC News - Poachers Target Vultures in Africa"
Naidoo V, Swan GE, Wolter,K, Cuthbert R, Bartels P.
Could Meloxicam be the saviour of the Asian White-backed Vulture?
2006. Proc PAAZAB Annual General Meeting, East London, South Africa.
Wolter K, Naidoo V, Whittington-Jones C, Bartels P.
Does the presence of vulture restaurants influence the movement of Cape Vultures (Gyps coprotheres) in the Magaliesberg? Southern African Wildlife Management Association conference
2007, Didima Camp, uKhahlamba, Drakensberg Park, South Africa. Poster.
Wolter K, Von’t Foort W, Bartels P.
Monitoring released rehabilitated Vultures.
Vulture News 2007;57:73-74.
Wolter K, Wittington-Jones C, West S.
Annual censuses of the Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) at three colonies in the Magaliesberg
Vulture News 2007;57:24-31.
Naidoo V, Venter L, Wolter K, Taggart M, Cuthbert R.
The toxicokinetics of ketoprofen in Gyps coprotheres: Toxicity due to zero order metabolism
Arch Toxicol 2010;84:761-766.
Naidoo V, Wolter K, Cromarty D, Diekman J, Diekman M, Duncan N, Meharg AA, Taggart MA, Venter L, Cuthbert R.
Toxicity of the NSAID ketoprofen to Gyps vultures: a new threat for vultures
Biology Letters 2010;6:339-41.
Cape Vulture captive breeding success
Vulture News 2011;61:47
Wolter K, Mundy P, Mandlamahle D.
Incubation patch on a male Cape Griffon
Vulture News 2013;65:37-39.
Wildlife Ranching 2014;1:106-109.
Wolter K, Neser W, Diekmann M, Verdoorn G.
South African Cape Vulture released in Namibia in 2005 is back in South Africa
Afring News 2014;43:21-22.
Wolter K, Neser W ,Hirschauer M.
Protocols for mass capturing, handling and fitting tracking devices on vultures
Wolter K, Neser W, Hirschauer M
VulPro’s Cape Vulture captive breeding protocol
Wolter K, Neser W, Hirschauer M.
Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres breeding status in South Africa (north of the Witwatersrand and part of the Eastern Cape) and Botswana and the extinction of Robert’s Farm Colony: monitoring results from 2010 – 2014
Ostrich 2015;86:in press
Fourie T, Cromarty D, Duncan N, Wolter K, Naidoo V.
The safety and pharmacokinetics of carprofen, flunixin and phenylbutazone in the Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) following oral exposure
Submitted for publication.
Monadjem A, Kane A, Wolter K, Neser W, Kotze A, Naidoo V.
Movements of foraging Cape Vultures in relation to the location of supplementary feeding points
Oryx 2015;49:in press.
Wittington-Jones C, West S, Neser W, Davidson I, Saunders P & Saunders N.
The Status and Breeding Success of Verreaux’s Eagles Aquilla vereauxii in the Magaliesberg, South Africa
Gabar Volume 24, No.1:7-15
Vinny Naidoo, Ph.D., Kerri Wolter, Ian Espie, M.Med.Vet., and Antoinette Kotze, Ph.D.
LEAD TOXICITY: CONSEQUENCES AND INTERVENTIONS IN AN INTENSIVELY MANAGED (GYPS COPROTHERES) VULTURE COLONY
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 43(3): 573–578, 2012
A. Monadjem, K. Wolter, W. Neser & A. Kane
Effect of rehabilitation on survival rates of endangered Cape vultures
Animal Conservation 17 (2014) 52–60 © 2013 The Zoological Society of London
W. Louis Phipps, Kerri Wolter, Michael D. Michael, Lynne M. MacTavish, Richard W. Yarnell
Do Power Lines and Protected Areas Present a Catch-22 Situation for Cape Vultures (Gyps coprotheres)?
PLOS ONE | www.plosone.org October 2013 | Volume 8 | Issue 10 | e76794
W. Louis Phipps, Stephen G. Willis, Kerri Wolter, Vinny Naidoo
Foraging Ranges of Immature African White-Backed Vultures (Gyps africanus) and Their Use of Protected Areas in Southern Africa
PLOS ONE | www.plosone.org January 2013 | Volume 8 | Issue 1 | e52813
V Naidoo, K Wolter, I Espie and A Kotze
Vulture rescue and rehabilitation in South Africa: An urban perspective
Journal of South African Veterinary Association, 2011, 82(1), pp24–31
Craig Whittington-Jones, Kerri Wolter & Sean West
Monitoring of cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) breeding colonies in the Magaliesberg, south africa: 2007-2009
Vulture News, 60, 2011, pp. 6-12
Naidoo et al. 2008
Blood Chemistry and Hematology of African White-Backed Vultures (Gyps africanus)
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 44(3), pp. 649-654
Turnbull et al
Naturally acquired antibodies to Bacillus anthracis protective antigen in vultures of southern Africa
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 75:95–102 (2008)
Wolter et al
Monitoring the success of released rehabilitated vultures
Vultre News, 57, 2007, pp. 73-74.
Swan et al
Toxicity of diclofenac to Gyps vultures
Biology Letters, doi:10.1098/rsbl.2005.0425
Kerri Wolter, Craig Whittington-Jones & Sean West
Status of Cape Vultures (Gyps coprotheres) in the Magaliesberg, South Africa
Vultre News, 57, 2007, pp. 24-31.
Naidoo et al
The pharmacokinetics of meloxicam in vultures
J. vet. Pharmacol. Therap. 31, 128–134, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2885.2007.00923.x.
Swan et al
Removing the Threat of Diclofenac to Critically Endangered Asian Vultures
PLoS Biol 4(3): e66.
V.Naidoo, K.Wolter, R.Cuthbert, N.Duncan
Veterinary diclofenac threatens Africa’s endangered vulture species
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 53 (2009) 205–208
Pain et al
The race to prevent the extinction of South Asian vultures
Bird Conservation International (2008) 18:S30–S48
Wolter & Turnbull
A success story and happy outcome: a threatened vulture programme saved
Falco - The Newsletter of the Middle East Falcon Research Group, Issue No. 34 Autumn 2009
Kerri Wolter, Walter Neser, Margaret T Hirschauer & Alvaro Camina (2016)
Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres breeding status in southern Africa: monitoring results from 2010–2014
Ostrich, 2016, 1-5
Educational Material & Booklets
Let Vultures Soar - Vultures and Farmers 2014
K. Wolter, W. Neser, M.T. Hirschauer
Protocols for mass capturing, handling, and fitting tracking devices on vultures
AFRING NEWS 43, 2014
K. Wolter, W. Neser, M.T. Hirschauer
Cape vulture (Gyps coprotheres) Captive-Breeding Protocols
Restaurant News #1 Dec 2014
Restaurant News #2 June 2015
Restaurant News #3 Dec 2015
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