Tyrone Mckendry

Blue Hills development threatens birds – study- 4 March 2014

Blue Hills development threatens birds – study- 4 March 2014 BLUE HILLS – An updated version of the Grass Owl Sensitivity Survey for the proposed development on the corner of the R55 and Summit Road in Blue Hills has been released. Lukas Niemand of Pachnoda Consulting conducted the study for Landscape Architects and Environmental Assessment […]

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Caution: Bullfrog crossing! – 11 March 2014

Caution: Bullfrog crossing! – 11 March 2014 GLEN Austin Conservancy warned motorists and residents to keep their eyes peeled for the African Giant Bullfrogs GLEN Austin Conservancy warned motorists and residents to keep their eyes peeled for the Giant Bullfrogs who are lapping up the wet weather and gravitating to the road for food and […]

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Diversity in Kyalami- 17 January 2014

Diversity in Kyalami- 17 January 2014   KYALAMI – The Greater Kyalami Conservancy’s latest biodiversity project revealed the wide range of animals that roam the conservancy. Tyrone Mckendry, who heads up the biodiversity section for the conservancy, borrowed a camera trap from a resident who was interested in documenting the wildlife in the area. Mckendry […]

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Image captures biodiversity threat- 20 February 2014

Image captures biodiversity threat- 20 February 2014   KYALAMI – They say a picture captures a thousand words, and Tyrone Mckendry’s photo of an African grass owl fleeing flames of a veld fire, did just that. His photographs appeared on the front page and page 3 of Midrand Reporter, with the story Red data species […]

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Red data species lose home in flames- 19 November 2013

Red data species lose home in flames- 19 November 2013 BLUE HILLS – ‘HELPLESS’ is how the Greater Kyalami Conservancy’s Tyrone McKendry described how he felt while watching a pair of African Grass- Owls flee from flames as a veld fire destroyed the land next to their nesting site. McKendry, who is the co-ordinator of […]

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