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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...

Montserrat mountain chicken translocation blog part 2.

First thing’s first - finding the frogs This translocation was initially planned to take place in 2015. However, that year saw Montserrat along with the rest of the Caribbean experience the worst period o f drought...

Montserrat mountain chicken translocation blog part 1

  As many people reading this will have have seen from the article published on the Guardian website we were successful in our mission to unite the two remaining wild mountain chicken frogs on Montserrat....

Treefrog nights!

Machel Sulton from the Dominica Mountain Chicken Team lets us in on the nights out spent catching treefrogs for the project. The impact of climate change is evident as this year’s weather pattern has been...

I found my prince!

I have some really exciting news to share with you today… Last weekend, we were out in the forest doing our regular tree frog catching and swabbing to monitor the presence of chytrid fungus....

The team in Dominica report on 2014 in the field so far!

Whew, what a few months. 2014 has been an exciting and busy few months for the MC Team based in Dominica. This year has seen the start of the most intensive field surveying carried...

New Chicken on the Team!

My name is Laura and I have recently arrived in Montserrat to join the Mountain Chicken team here. I had the pleasure of seeing a mountain chicken on my first trip to Montserrat last...

Mountain Chicken Day!!!

On Friday the 13th September 2013 Dominica hosted the first Annual Mountain Chicken Day.   This event was designed to help create awareness about the plight of the Mountain Chicken Frog (Leptodactylus Fallax) also known in...

One frog, two frog, tree frogs!

With all the rain we have been having lately the team had to elicit some help from some fellow conservationists on island from Coral Cay Conservation to catch up on our tree frog surveys....

First Annual Mountain Chicken Project Hike

On Saturday the 31st August 2013 the Dominican Mountain Chicken Project hosted the first Annual Mountain Chicken Hike. The aim of the hike was to raise awareness of the plight of the mountain chicken on...

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