New Red-billed Tropicbird data suggested declining nest survival rates may be more related to parental behavior than previously thought. A researcher from Utrecht University, along with
Happy International Mountain Day
The Quill is unique in the region as a perfect example of an ash volcano. The last eruption of The Quill was prehistoric and occurred before settlement of the island by Salidoid Indians, probably 1550 years before present. The unique form took shape during the
Statia's Red-Billed Tropic Bird Population
Nesting takes place in loose colonies, as they nest on a scrape found on a cliff face that is easy to take off from. A single egg is laid and is incubated by both sexes for about six weeks. Whether the egg hatches or not can be influenced by pollution……
Sharing the beach with Statia's nesting sea turtles
STENAPA has been quite busy with Statia’s sea turtles. A few weeks after the first hawksbill nesting event on Oranjebaai, the program received a call that the nest was accidentally dug up. Luckily no eggs were destroyed and the….
STENAPA staff participate in exchange with STINAPA
STENAPA is grateful for the time and knowledge shared during last week’s staff exchange between STENAPA, their Partner DCNA and our sister national parks foundation STINAPA. Being able to share their stories as well as….