Project summary

This two year collaborative project aims to:
1) Identify key feeding areas of seabirds using GPS technology.
2) Establish and support long-term monitoring strategies in Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands.
3) Identify current and future threats facing seabird populations in Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands
The outputs from these will feed into future sustainable marine spatial planning in the UK Caribbean overseas territories.
Brown booby with GPS logger attached to tail. Photo by Lawrence Scott.

This project is funded by the UK's DEFRA Darwin initiative. Led by the University of Liverpool in partnership with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), the Anguilla National Trust, the Jost Van Dyke Preservation Society and the National Parks Trust of the British Virgin Islands (BVI).