DEDICATED TO WILDLIFE RESEARCH AND SPECIES CONSERVATION

2013

View summaries of all studies carried out on UmPhafa in 2013 here: 

2013 Author: Stewart Parsons Title: A Comparison of Livestock Predation by Black-backed Jackals (Canis mesomelas) on Two Reserves in South Africa Establishment: Nottingham Trent University BSc

2013 Author: Alice Batchelor Title: Quantifying Black-Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas) Populations, Abundance Trends and Dietary Content on UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve, South Africa Establishment: Nottingham Trent University MSc

2013 Author: Anthony Hodges Title: Small Mammal Species Abundance and Richness According to Habitat Type in UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Establishment: Nottingham Trent University MSc

2013 Author: Olivia Sedgewick Title: A Comparison in Black-Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas) Diets at UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve and Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa Establishment: Nottingham Trent University BSc

2013 Author: Michael Hordley Title: Small Carnivore Movement Patterns in Relation to Human-related Disturbances Associated with Roads, in Comparison to Natural Trails Establishment: Plymouth University BSc

The area of UmPhafa has one of the highest ecological carrying capacities in the whole of South Africa

Number of species offically recorded on Umphafa

Mammals 49
Birds 186
Reptiles 24
Amphibians 10
Trees 62