WildWings Bird Management begins a new myna eradication on North Island, Seychelles

On 12 May Christine, Bethan, Sarah and I arrived by boat from Mahe to North Island to commence the new myna eradication. The process is being funded jointly by the island and by Green Islands Foundation, with administrative support on the island by its conservation officers, Chris (“CJ”) Havemann and Tarryn Retief, and from GIF … More WildWings Bird Management begins a new myna eradication on North Island, Seychelles

Abseiling on silk

I returned to Seychelles in late April 2016 to mixed weather: some sunshine, some cloudy days, some light showers, some heavy showers, some hot days (usually very humid), some cooler days, and variable winds in terms of strength and direction. These conditions are fairly typical of the changeover season following the wetter north-west monsoon in … More Abseiling on silk