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Beautiful Rock Kestrels occupying an owl box
Sara
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14 Dec, 2020

In an estate in Melkbosstrand, a pair of Rock Kestrels have bred in an EcoSolutions owl box for the past 2 years. This year, the pair produced 4 youngsters who have fledged successfully from the owl box.

And the Owl Cam continues...
Sara
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26 Oct, 2020

This afternoon, EcoSolutions has gone live with an Owl Cam set up to watch 3 beautiful Spotted Eagle Owlets (Bubo africanus) grow!

Lonehill owlets get their new rings
Sara
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18 Sep, 2020

Fourways Review – Sara Orchardson from EcoSolutions explained that the servicing of owl boxes is extremely important for owls. (Photo credit: Louise Dowie)

A ring ceremony - you're invited.
Sara
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18 Sep, 2020

A lot of our members and followers are watching and enjoying the Verreaux's Eagle Owlet (Bubo lacteus) on the EcoSolutions Owl Cam. It is all really exciting at the moment as the owlet is often alone on the nest and is growing rapidly. On Monday, 21st September, we are placing a ring on the Verreaux's Eagle Owlet. Join us on Facebook live.

Starke Ayres - Creating a safe haven for owls
Sara
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10 Sep, 2020

Started in 2016, this has been such a valuable and worthwhile collaboration. Results from our annual owl pellet collection and analysis reveal that the 15 occupied owl boxes at Starke Ayres are responsible for the consumption of over 9000 rats p/a.


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