The South African Bird Ringing Unit

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Etosha Blue Crane Project

Researcher/s: Dirk Heinrich , , ,

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Species: Blue Crane (Anthropoides paradiseus)
Location: Etosha National Park, , Namibia
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Running From: 2021 - onwards
Ring Type: Legring: 1 letter, 1 number
Colour Combination: Ring numbers are letters above numbers, yellow rings with black letters. A1 – A9, B1 – B9, C1 – C9,

The aim is to find out more about the movement of the few remaining Blue Cranes in Etosha, which ones survive, which eventually pair and how old they get. This project is a joined venture with the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism since it is in a National Park.