Welcoming a new member of the family

Nesting tropicbird
Nesting tropicbird

Having just completed their first week on Cousin we can now proudly welcome the newest member of the family. This is a week old White Tailed Tropic bird chick and it is proving to be very popular with everyone; tourists and staff a-like. Continue reading “Welcoming a new member of the family”

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SSG news: An investigation into possible infanticide by Tropicbird 42 on Cousin Island, March 4th 2013.

This 2 day old chick was found dead in the nest
This 2 day old chick was found dead in the nest

Case Officer: April J Burt
Suspect: Tropic bird 42
Date of alleged crime: 4th March 2013
Evidence: This 2 day old chick was found dead in the nest, the parent bird’s beak was full of down. Chick looked as if it had been pecked. Chick had been seen 2 hours previously alive and well. Continue reading “SSG news: An investigation into possible infanticide by Tropicbird 42 on Cousin Island, March 4th 2013.”