September 18th, 2015

The completion of the Life+ Cap DOM programme!

After five years of work, the Life+ Cap DOM programme, supported by the European Commission and…
August 31st, 2015

[Video] The STOC in French Guiana

Since 2012, GEPOG has been running a STOC (point count) survey in French Guiana, along with the…
August 25th, 2015

[Video] SEOR: a look back over the five years of the programme

A few weeks before the end of the Life+ Cap DOM programme, François-Xavier Couzi, Director of…


  • Heron: 112193
  • Name: Patapon
  • Sex: male
  • Ring: 321X
  • Date equipped: April 22nd 2012
  • Place: Kaw marshes
  • Transmitter type: Battery PPT without GPS

25 April 2012, 02:18 : Position 2

Patapon is the first heron from which no signal has been emitted since April 25th 2AM, from its last location in the pond only 3 days after being equiped. Is Patapon alive? Is the battery defective? Is there a technical problem with the material? The answer will remain a mystery until further (…)

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24 avril 2012, 22h21min : Position 1

On April 22nd Patapon is equipped with his Argos battery PTT, and emits signals two days later in the pond where he was captured. The bird is thus alive and the PTT is working, good news for the LIFE program!

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