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Program overview

Water, wetlands, and Wattled Cranes: a regional monitoring and conservation program for southern Africa (Beilfuss, Bento, Hancock, Kamweneshe, McCann, Morrison, and Rodwell 2002) – (.pdf 303KB)

Southern Africa Program receives Rolex Award (ICF Bugle 2003) – (.pdf 544KB)

African Crane project scoops award (Holt-Biddle and Rolex 2003) – (.pdf 1170KB)

Training workshops

Hippos, crocs & cranes… a truly African experience. (Rodwell and Bishop 2002) – (Coming Soon)

Aerial survey training (Beilfuss and McCann 2002). – (.pdf 905KB)

The following proceedings are of the African Wattled Crane Programme Steering Committee Meeting, 4-5 August 2003, Botswana Wildlife Training Institute, Maun, Botswana (Beilfuss 2003).

1. Cover pages (.pdf 55KB)
2. Welcome to the Botswana Wildlife Training Institute – Julius Mangubuli (.pdf 38KB)
3. Welcome to African Wattled Crane Programme Steering Committee meeting – Rich Beilfuss
(.pdf 73KB)
4. Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of 1993 Africa Crane and Wetland Training Workshop – George Archibald (.pdf 45KB)
5. Crane research and conservation in Botswana – Sekgowa Motsumi, Pete Hancock, and Roger Hawker (.pdf 734KB)
6. Conservation of the Wattled Crane (Bugeranus carunculatus ) in Ethiopia – Yilma Abebe (.pdf 92KB)
7. The status of cranes in Malawi – Potiphar Kaliba (.pdf 795KB)
8. Progress on Revising the Status and Distribution of Wattled Cranes in Mozambique – Carlos Bento and Rich Beilfuss (.pdf 4,003KB)
9. The South African Crane Working Group – Kerryn Morrison (.pdf 1,789KB)
10. Overview of the Zambia Crane and Wetlands Conservation Project – Ben Kamweneshe (.pdf 151KB)
11. An overview of Wattled Crane conservation activities in Zimbabwe – Osiman Mabhachi and Chip Chirara (.pdf 201KB)
12. The regional status of Wattled Cranes in Africa – Rich Beilfuss (.pdf 5,848KB)
13. Vision, mission, goals, and strategies of the African Wattled Crane Programme (.pdf 101KB)
14. Governing principles for the African Wattled Crane Programme (.pdf 100KB)
15. AWAC Steering Committee 2003-2004 (.pdf 64KB)
16. Minutes of the AWAC Steering Committee meeting (.pdf 166KB)
17. Participants in the African Wattled Crane Programme

Country reports

Angola

Angola may hold key to region’s water scarcity (afrol News 2002) – (.pdf 143KB)

Angola Minister backs common vision on development projects (ANGOP 2002) – (.pdf 113KB)

Angola aerial survey coverage (Mendelsohn 2003) – (.wmf 238KB)

Botswana

Aerial survey of Wattled Cranes in the Okavango Delta, Botswana 2003 (Motsumi, Craig, and Hancock 2003) – (.pdf 2806 KB)

BirdLife Botswana Crane Working Group activities 2003 (Motsumi 2003) – (.pdf 17 KB)

Wattled Crane research and monitoring in the Okavango Delta – 2002 (Hancock 2003) – (.pdf 430KB)

Monitoring breeding success of Wattled Cranes in the Okavango Delta (Botswana Crane Working Group 2002) – (.pdf 341KB)

Breeding success of Wattled Cranes in the Okavango (Hancock 2003) – (.pdf 141KB)

Cooperation in the Okavango River Basin: the OKACOM perspective (Pinheiro, Gabaake, and Heyns 2002) – (.pdf 322KB)

Hydropower project threatens the Okavango (EWT Magazine July 2003) – (.pdf 80KB)

DR Congo

Les Grues Caronculees au Katanga (Le Rhino Fantome 3) –

Ethiopia

The Wattled Cranes Bugeranus carunculatus of Boyo Wetlands, Ethiopia: presence, activities, and interactions with human communities (Yilma 1998) – (.pdf 6136KB)

Malawi

The status of Wattled Cranes and other waterbirds in Malawi (Kaliba and Nhlane 2003) – (.pdf 1427KB)

The status of Wattled Cranes in Malawi: supplementary report (Kaliba 2003) – (.pdf 378KB)

Mozambique (see also Zambezi Valley Program Publications)

The Zambezi Delta – a Gift to the Earth (Beilfuss and Bento 2003)

The status and prospects of Wattled Cranes in the Marromeu Complex of the Zambezi Delta. (Bento 2002):

Chapter One (.pdf 1043 KB)

Chapter Two (.pdf 3366 KB)

Chapter Three (.pdf 1210 KB)

Chapter Four (.pdf 504 KB)

Chapter Five (.pdf 105 KB)

Acknowledgements and References (.pdf 153 KB)

Piecing together the story of an African floodplain: water, wetlands, and Wattled Cranes (Beilfuss 2000) – (.pdf 1975KB)

Wattled Cranes in the great Zambezi Delta (Beilfuss 1995) – (.pdf 1146KB)

Zambezi Delta declared Ramsar Wetland of International Importance (WWF 2003) – (.pdf 803KB)

Nambia

(Coming Soon)

South Africa

National Crane and Habitat Action Plan of the South Africa Crane Working Group (SACWG 2000) (.pdf 1006KB)

Tanzania

(Coming Soon)

Zambia

Population and distribution of Wattled Cranes and other large waterbirds on the Kafue Flats, Zambia – Working Paper 1(Kamweneshe and Beilfuss 2002) – (.pdf 1085KB)

Population and distribution of Kafue lechwe and other large mammals on the Kafue Flats, Zambia – Working Paper 2 (Kamweneshe, Beilfuss, and Simukonda 2002) – (.pdf 851KB)

Wattled Cranes, waterbirds, and large mammals of the Lukanga Swamp, Zambia – Working Paper 3 (Kamweneshe and Beilfuss 2002) – (.pdf 820KB)

Wattled Cranes, waterbirds, and large mammals of the Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia – Working Paper 4 (Kamweneshe, Beilfuss, and Morrison 2003) – (.pdf 1333KB)

Wattled Cranes, Shoebills, and other large waterbirds of the Bangweulu Swamps, Zambia – Working Paper 5 (Kamweneshe, Beilfuss, McCann, and Zyambo 2003) – (.pdf 1602KB)

Aerial surveys of Wattled Cranes and other large waterbirds in Western Zambia – Working Paper 6 (Beilfuss, Morrison, Kamweneshe, and Mwiya 2003) – (.pdf 720 KB)

Population and distribution of Wattled Cranes and other large waterbirds on the Kafue Flats, Zambia. Final report. (Kamweneshe, Beilfuss, and Morrison 2003) – (Coming soon)

Population and distribution of Wattled Cranes in Zambia (Kamweneshe and Beilfuss 2003) –
(Coming soon)

Wattled Cranes in the heart of Africa (Beilfuss 2002) – (.pdf 3036KB)

Field report from the Kafue Flats (Bokach 2003) – (.pdf 864KB)

Zimbabwe

Report on the Wattled Crane ground survey conducted in the Driefontein grasslands (Mabhachi and Chirara 2003) – (.pdf 226KB)

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