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GRANT PROGRAM

North Star Science and Technology Transmitter Grant Program

And The Winners Are:

Project Title: Deployment of GPS trackers for Gyps species

Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Satish Pande

Species to be tracked: Indian Vulture (Gyps Indicus) & White-rumped Vulture (Gyps Bengalensis)

Study Site: Maharashtra, India

Units Awarded: 6 Phoenix units (3 for each species)


Project Title: Validating a pan-African wind turbine collision risk map tool for Verreaux’s Eagles

Principal Investigator: Dr. Megan Murgatroyd

Species to be tracked: Verreaux’s Eagle (Aquila verreauxii)

Study Site: Ethiopia and Kenya; Great Rift Valley

Units Awarded: 2 Phoenix units


Project Title: Tracking the movement of Himalayan Vulture (Gyps himalayensis) in Nepal

Principal Investigator: Dr. Tulsi Ram Subedi

Species to be tracked: Himalayan Vulture (Gyps himalayensis)

Study Site: Annapurna Himalayan region of western Nepal

Units Awarded: 2 Phoenix units


Project Title: Reproductive ecology and determining factors in the mobility of the Andean Condor in the northern Andes of Ecuador.

Principal Investigator: Antoni Margalida

Species to be tracked: Andean condor (Vultur gryphus)

Study Site: Northern Andes of Ecuador

Units Awarded: 2 Phoenix units