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We need a rain dance!

Have you ever day dreamed about constant nice weather, no rain and how it would be paradise?? … Well it is not always the case! Rain is starting to feel like a distant memory here,...

Fairy Positive

So tonight it was time to give the release frogs a break and go and carry out transect surveys on one of the sites that surviving wild mountain chickens can be found called Fairy...

Greetings from Dominica

This is Emma here, I’ve made the hop from Montserrat to Dominica to assist with the captive breeding programme for the Mountain Chicken (or Crapaud as they’re more commonly called here). The facility I’m working...

Montserrat Science Week

The project has had a busy week this week with Montserrat Science Week. Originally set up by the Montserrat Volcano observatory to outreach to local Montserratians about the active volcano this week has evolved...

Well we’re two weeks in and already the rollercoaster of 2013 has started, we’ve been having some luck finding some of our missing frogs, but there has also been a bit of bad news...

Hoppy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone, from the Mountain Chicken Project team here in Montserrat!!! We have had a very hectic couple of weeks here on the island as we are right in the thick of radio-tracking...

Radio-tracking, tree frogging, tree planting and more…

Hi all, Emma here again, it’s been a busy few weeks! We’ve been out tracking the mountain chickens, exploring various bits of forests for surviving mountain chickens, carrying out chytrid surveys of tree...

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December update: Santa brought us heating elements and batteries!

December has been an exciting month for the project! Not only has Santa been doing his rounds, we've been going from strength to strength...

Budding young scientists: Engaging the young froglets!

What could be more important than engaging young children in the wonderfully wild world around them, opening their eyes to new careers, opportunities and...

It’s getting hot hot hot! Controlling the chytrid fungus.

In a previous post you saw the process we went through to mark out the mountain chicken release site and construct our trial ponds....

Mountain Chicken Week Update & Frog Friends Event at Jersey Zoo

To celebrate mountain chicken day on the 13th September our partners hosted a myriad of events and activities to engage, excite and educate the...

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...
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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...
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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",...