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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Get to know Cheska our “Mountain Chicken Queen”!

One of my earliest memories as a child is that of sitting watching Italian wall lizards basking in the sun at my Grandparents house in northern Italy, how the the sunlight glinted off their...
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Update on the live food!

A quick video update for you all on how we are getting along with the rearing of our native and endemic live food, ready for the mountain chickens return to Montserrat! Many of these species...
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ZSL’s Mountain Chicken Queen joins us out in the field.

These last two weeks have been extremely busy for the project! We've been joined by ZSL's Cheska Servini, the self titled "Mountain Chicken Queen", who is contributing 16 of ZSL's captive bred mountain chickens...
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From Ashes to Insects: Converting a dilapidated volcano shelter into an insect breeding facility.

July was a busy month for the project!  Not only did it see the arrival of the first Durrell representative in Montserrat for 2 years and the initiation of the first phase of the...

New member of the team: Luke Jones, Research Assistant.

I must admit I feel as though I have been remiss; I've been in Montserrat working on the Mountain Chicken Recovery Programme for a month now and haven't yet taken the time to tell...

Picking up the baton….time to run!!

The Mountain Chicken Recovery Programme may have been quiet on the blog front for the last two years or so, but let me assure you Durrell and the MCRP have been busy plotting and...

Nordens Ark: The Newest Member of the Group

In 2014 Nordens Ark became the newest partner in the mountain chicken project, and hope to assist in the restoration of self-sustaining, viable populations of the mountain chicken through breeding captive individuals and later...

Montserrat mountain chicken translocation blog part 5

Follow up monitoring  Moving the two frogs together, whilst the most important component, was just the first stage. As nothing like this had been done on this level with amphibians before we did not...

Montserrat mountain chicken translocation blog part 4

Sunday success Fortunately we did not have to progress those thoughts as on Sunday 26 June eleven days after I had arrived and the first day all of us - myself, Luke and Katy from...

Montserrat mountain chicken translocation blog part 3

Trekking into Fairy Walk and tracking down our frog.  On paper the plan was quite simple. Go out to Fairy Walk. Find the female frog. Move her down to the male’s location. Do regular post-move...

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Get to know Cheska our “Mountain Chicken Queen”!

One of my earliest memories as a child is that of sitting watching Italian wall lizards basking in the sun at my Grandparents house...
video

Update on the live food!

A quick video update for you all on how we are getting along with the rearing of our native and endemic live food, ready...
video

ZSL’s Mountain Chicken Queen joins us out in the field.

These last two weeks have been extremely busy for the project! We've been joined by ZSL's Cheska Servini, the self titled "Mountain Chicken Queen",...
video

From Ashes to Insects: Converting a dilapidated volcano shelter into an insect breeding facility.

July was a busy month for the project!  Not only did it see the arrival of the first Durrell representative in Montserrat for 2...

New member of the team: Luke Jones, Research Assistant.

I must admit I feel as though I have been remiss; I've been in Montserrat working on the Mountain Chicken Recovery Programme for a...

Picking up the baton….time to run!!

The Mountain Chicken Recovery Programme may have been quiet on the blog front for the last two years or so, but let me assure...

Nordens Ark: The Newest Member of the Group

In 2014 Nordens Ark became the newest partner in the mountain chicken project, and hope to assist in the restoration of self-sustaining, viable populations...