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…

[Video] The Agami Heron: a little-known bird

In 2002, the largest colony of Agami Herons in the world was discovered in French Guiana, in the nature reserve of the Kaw-Roura Marshes. Secretive and nocturnal, this bird remains particularly poorly known. As part of the Life+ Cap DOM programme, Argos transmitters have been attached to about ten of these birds. This will enable us to learn more about them and thus help us devise an initial approach to the species’ conservation.

Héron agami : un oiseau méconnu
En 2002, la plus grande colonie au monde de Hérons Agami est découverte en Guyane, dans la réserve naturelle des Marais de Kaw-Roura. Discret et nocturne, cet oiseau reste particulièrement méconnu. Dans le cadre du Life+ CAP DOM, des balises Argos...

Keywords : French Guiana, Kaw Marshes, Agami heron, Video