Ornithology Department
 
 

Research

A brief outline of current
research projects

Gurney's Sugarbird
Gurney's Sugarbird Promerops gurneyi

  • Life-history parameters and seasonal movements of Gurney's Sugarbird Promerops gurneyi.  at Lydenburg, Mpumalanga (project completed) (Dawie de Swardt: dawie [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)
  • Seasonal movements of the Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa in the Free State. (project completed) (Dawie de Swardt: dawie [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)
  • Behavioural ecology of the African Rock Pipit Anthus crenatus. (Dawie de Swardt: dawie [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)
  • A comparative taxonomical study between the Drakensberg Prinia hypoxantha and Karoo P. maculosa Prinias in the Free State and adjacent areas. (Dawie de Swardt: dawie [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za)