We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust
Adopt an Endangered Marsh Deer
We are pleased to offer adoption kits for Rosita, our tame Marsh Deer. We believe that she was brought up by some of our neighbours in 2007, as she is completely confident around people. She has a new baby faun every year and most of them appear to survive to maturity.
Rosita comes around for bread quite often and will relax on the ground watching us whilst we are working in the garden. She also follows us on many of the morning bird watching walks and often gatecrashes our lunches, especially if there is bread on the table.
She has several male visitors but generally ignores them and recently she has been accompanied by one of her youngsters on some of her visits.
Rosita is quite a famous deer in the region and can sometimes be found at weekends in the camping area where she hopes people will feed her bread. She appears regularly on Facebook and is probably unique in the Marsh Deer world.
Our adoption kit will include the following:
Mouse mat with picture of Rosita (mouse not included)
Key ring with picture of Rosita
Factsheet on Marsh Deer
Photo of Rosita and history
Stickers of Rosita
Please consider giving us a donation as we are funded solely by personal money and donations. The expenses of the reserve are quite high and include the employment of our ranger, buying and maintanance of our research kit, gasoil for our tractor, garden machinery and transport to and from the local town, maintenance of our wooden houses and fences.
We hate to ask for donations but we do need some help to keep the reserve running and our habitat protected for our amazing species.