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Zambezi Traveller Issue 16 (Mar 2014) Full Content Listing

Zambezi Traveller Issue 16 (Mar 2014) Full Content Listing

The March 2014 issue of the Zambezi Traveller looks at birds and birding across the KAZA transfrontier area, with a special focus on vultures as species of conservation concern.

Cover Story


White-backed vulture (Tom Varley)

Wingbeats over the KAZA

Feature Story

The Four Corners: Birding paradise



Egyptian geese (Tom Varley)

The delights of Chobe National Park

Sacrifice for an iconic species

New lodge seeks name

Feel the pulse of Africa

Warthogs have right of way

Kasane gets to grips with strays


Openbill stork (Tom Varley)

Snail and shell specialist



Wattled crane (Pete Hancock)

Okavango – drawing global birders

Celebrating the elderly

Moremi - a conservation benchmark

Kariba & Middle Zambezi


Goliath heron (Tom Varley)

The value of citizen science

Atlassing and carcasses in Kariba

To bird or not to bird? That is the question!

Spectacle and theatre in Mana

Toy planes help children



African pitta (Richard Peek)

BirdLife Zimbabwe website relaunched

Pangolin take centre stage

Zim tourism gets import boost

Victoria Falls


Rock pratincole (Tom Varley)

In search of the Zambezi trio

Park’s insect life under scrutiny

Royal treatment at The Kingdom

Landmark year for Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

Imvelo to open Zambezi Sands

The Grand Lady marks 110 years

A lifetime with birds

Explore the gorges on foot

A second chance for two vultures

Children, art and wildlife


Slaty egret (Bradley White)

Special habitat - special birds

Ancient African link with Czech Republic

A new lodge for Victoria Falls

A man ahead of his time


Challenged to make a difference

Banff Lodge gets a facelift



Red-billed Teal (Mike Myers)

Brilliant summer birding

A unique bush experience

Don’t knock twitchers!


Pratincoles and fishing owls

Silent trumpets

Tree planting honours Mandela

Lions of the sand


Shoebill (Rory McDougall)

Four birds you’ll see nowhere else

How the rapids got their names

The capture of Shuckmannsburg

New arrival is the centre of attraction

Safpar turns 25

A timeline to success


Friendly people and beautiful birds


Lilac-brested roller (Tom Varley)

Flock to the Luangwa Valley


A bounty of birds

Have collar, will travel

The benefits of bats

Where taste meets flavour

Ben Japp – bringing good wine to Lusaka



Ground hornbill (Stephanie Turner)

A bird’s eye view of Kafue

Game Rangers International



White-backed Vultures (Tom Varley)

Can vultures survive in KAZA?

The ‘Vulture Man’

Why come to WTM Africa?

Mount Kilimanjaro Fact File

The first World Wildlife Day