Bird Ringing

Neary, T. (Tim) ; Oschadleus, D. (Dieter)


Dieter Oschadleus discusses bird ringing in South Africa, from its beginning in 1948, to the tools and techniques used (mist nets, aluminium or stainless steel rings), to the ethical considerations involved in ringing and tagging. The interview explains the purpose and value of bird ringing in the scientific process and the ways in which citizens can get involved in bird ringing in South Africa.

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University of Cape Town

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