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…

Looking for the nests of the Réunion Cuckooshrike (Tuit-tuit)

Researching the Tuit-tuit, or Réunion Cuckooshrike, is not a trivial undertaking. Every year, during the breeding season, teams from SEOR go through the same ritual. They take up a strategic position, such as near a old nest-site, and listen out for the male which, at this period, only sings as he approaches the nest. Once the nest is located, the fledglings can be ringed, and valuable information obtained about the bird’s lifestyle. The video shows a typical day’s activity at the nest of this species.

Suivi de baguage du Tuit-tuit
Le suivi du Tuit-tuit ne s’improvise pas. Tous les ans, pendant la période de reproduction, les équipes de la SEOR répètent le même rituel. Ils se placent sur un point stratégique, comme un ancien nid, et tendent l’oreille à l’affut du mâle, qui, en...

Keywords : Réunion, Roche-Ecrite Nature Reserve, Réunion Cuckoo shrike, Video