Cousin Island: A conservation success story

Find out how the world’s rarest bird saved a Seychelles hotspot. 


Cousin Island used to be a coconut plantation with little native habitat remaining. BirdLife International bought the island to save the endemic Seychelles warbler, which became a flagship species for habitat restoration.


Watch this Nature Seychelles video to find out more: 

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You can read the full story on how the Seychelles warbler rescued Cousin Island in the April 2015 issue of BBC Wildlife.