A new Falklands Endemic: In December 2016 the IUCN Red List split the friendly and inquisitive Falklands Tussacbird (Blackish Cinclodes) from the mainland population of Black Cinclodes, thus confirming a second endemic passerine for the Falkland Islands.

Learn more about the passerines of the Falkland Islands including the other endemic species – the Cobbs Wren. How, Birdlife International partner, Falkland Conservation’s work on rat eradication and restoration of degraded habitats helps these passerines and endemics that depend on the amazing Tussac grass, a sub-polar forest.

Speaker: Margaret Carr knows the islands and wildlife well having worked for Falklands Conservation, a BirdLife International Partner, in Stanley. She has taken part in penguin and other conservation projects in the Falklands

Date/Time
Date(s) - 19/08/2017
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Location
Lecture Marquee 3