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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…

Taking stock of STOC on La Réunion

In 2014, for the second year running, STOC (point-count) surveys took place across La Réunion.

It is not yet possible to draw any significant conclusions about population changes over time, with just two years’ work to go on, but SEOR has, nevertheless, been able to make a certain number of analyses of the results collected so far, in particular mapping spatial distribution and showing altitudinal distribution graphically.

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This year, the focus has been on the group of species classified as ’common’, in particular those forest passerines endemic to La Réunion (excluding the Réunion Cuckoo-shrike or ’Tuit-tuit’, which is not common, and is already quite well studied), including the Réunion Grey White-eye, the Réunion Olive White-eye, the Mascarene Paradise-flycatcher, the Réunion Stonechat and the Réunion Bulbul.

Nicolas Laurent, Project Leader, LIFE+ CAP DOM

Download the summary of results for the STOC Réunion 2014

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