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Triumphs and tragedies in paradise

Cousin Chief Warden Tom Hiney rescues a White tern chick which was covered in pisonia seeds

Cousin Chief Warden Tom Hiney rescues a White tern chick which was covered in pisonia seeds

As a ‘veteran’ volunteer of Cousin Island turtle season, I have been able to witness some of the most incredible wildlife spectacles. For example, watching turtles as they emerge from the water to embark on their journey to lay their eggs, then later observing what seemed to me, millions of hatchlings scattered all over these stunning beaches as they instinctively make their way to the ocean. The knowledge that they too will one day return to the same beach to lay their eggs is mind blowing! Read More »