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The construction of a state of art endangered Cape Vulture feeding\monitoring facility:
Vulture populations face a dearth of man-made hazards that include a diminishing food source, electrocution on electricity pylons, drowning and ingesting poisons. . Vultures are all now highly endangered in Africa.
The values of vulture restaurants have been well articulated over the years and include allowing for the monitoring of vulture populations, assisting the population by providing a regular source of safe food, a source of calcium (bone-chips) for bone development in growing chicks, a venue for research, education and awareness. Project commenced in 2011 with the construction of the Pond, followed by installation of water tank, trees for perching,construction of viewing facility September 2011, Ablution facility for viewing area completed 2013, custom built trailer to transport Vulture food delivered December 2013, trap cameras purchased, Final phase 2016\17 Construction of a hide including ablution facility and walkway. Aim close up viewing of birds by visitors.