Visitors to nests of Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus in northeastern South Africa

@inproceedings{Thompson2017VisitorsTN,
  title={Visitors to nests of Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus in northeastern South Africa},
  author={Lindy J. Thompson and Jr. John Paton Davies and Maja Gudehus and Andre Botha and Keith L. Bildstein and Campbell Murn and Colleen T Downs},
  year={2017}
}
Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus are critically endangered but little is known of their year-round use of nests or whether other species usurp Hooded Vulture nest sites. We investigated visitation rates by Hooded Vultures and other species (including potential nest predators and usurpers) to examine their effect on Hooded Vulture breeding success. We present observations of 33 species recorded by camera traps at 12 Hooded Vulture nests over a total of 93 nest-months (2 095 nest-days… CONTINUE READING
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