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 birdlife of Réunion, an eventful history

Marc Salamolard, the officer responsible for Fauna at the Réunion National Park, recounts the history of Réunion’s avifauna, from the first species brought to this volcanic island by marine currents, winds and storms to the human colonisers who brought new predators such as pigs and rats which have had such a strong impact on this fragile ecosystem. Nearly 18 bird species became extinct during the first hundred years since humans arrived on the island, and Marc Salamolard looks back over the period since that time.

Avifaune de la Réunion - Une histoire mouvementée
Marc Salamolard, Chargé de mission Faune au Parc national de La Réunion retrace l’histoire de l’avifaune réunionnaise. De la colonisation première de cette île volcanique par les courants marins, les vents et les cyclones qui ont apportés les premières...

Keywords : Réunion, Roche-Ecrite Nature Reserve, Buffer zone of the National Park, Réunion Cuckoo shrike, Réunion Harrier, Video