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Calling for volunteers in New Caledonia

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 13:53

The STOT-NC is a program for monitoring landbirds of New Caledonia led by the Société Calédonienne d'Ornithologie (SCO – BirdLife in New Caledonia)...

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Suwarrow Blog 18 - Farewell Suwarrow

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 11:01

The team have finished their final operation to remove rats from Suwarrow, and are halfway home to Rarotonga on their Vaka...

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Suwarrow Blog 17 - Returning to the real world

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 07:00

Today the team reflect on the potential success of their expedition to save Suwarrow’s seabirds, and ready themselves for their return trip to the real world.

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Suwarrow blog 16 - A day of rest

Fri, 24/05/2013 - 07:00

Today the team feast with the very welcome visitors to Suwarrow and celebrate some luck with the weather...

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Regent Honeyeaters on the loose

Thu, 23/05/2013 - 07:55

The captive-breeding-and-release program formulated to boost the population of Regent Honeyeaters in Australia has just set 38 more birds into the wild, where they have become reacquainted with an old friend...

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Suwarrow Blog 15 - A flotilla on the lagoon and Moon’s future decided

Thu, 23/05/2013 - 07:00

Today the team hope the weather won’t be against them again as they eye their impending departure date with a new crew member...

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Plight of wetland bird recognised in Australia

Tue, 21/05/2013 - 07:51

Why is the Australian Painted Snipe being placed on the national Endangered List good news? It means that the beleaguered shorebird can finally receive the level of protection that it needs to survive...

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Suwarrow Blog 14 - Breeding season peaks as a moonlit feline stowaway appears

Mon, 20/05/2013 - 13:05

Today the crew are gathering seabird survey results, watching out for ominous rainclouds and wondering at the provenance of the newest resident to emerge from the shadows...

Pacific Cook Islands Invasive Alien Species

Suwarrow Blog 13 - Larcenous saboteurs and creative crab-chefs

Fri, 17/05/2013 - 13:06

Today the team search for more islets with rat inhabitants and find the inquisitive coconut crabs have a culinary bent...

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