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The adventures of Tifo, the Tahiti Monarch

Les aventures de TifoThe newspaper, Tahiti-Infos decided to sponsor Tifo, a young ‘Omama’o, i.e Tahiti Monarch , the symbol of endemic birds of Tahiti.
These birds are naturally inquisitive birds and are a little bit too friendly for their own sake. They live extraordinary adventures that we are very pleased to share with you.

The english translations of the episodes will soon be available!


  • Monarque de Tahiti ©Thomas Ghestemme
Tifo, Episode 7 : In season 2, Tifo moves to another area

Here is ex Mrs Tifo, a third year young female with black and brown feathering. Picture Thomas Ghestemme Facing winged predators and an ill wind

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Tifo, Episode 6 : When couples go their separate ways

To close the 2014/2015 breeding Monarch season and first season of Tifo adventures, here is a small report about love stories of our feathered

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The Adventures of Tifo, Episode 5: A honeymoon for the Monarch

"Mrs Tifo is really a lady!" strangely said our very happy veterinary, before telling us the latest adventures of our

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The Adventures of Tifo, Episode 4: No Christmas truce for Monarchs

While humans are organizing Christmas Eve, threats accumulate on the head of our brave Tifo. Christmas is not a feast for birds!

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The Adventures of Tifo, Episode 3: Attack of the Swamp Harrier

Some good news for Tifo and bad news for another couple of Papehue because of the Swamp

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The Adventures of Tifo, Episode 2: The drama of the leaning nest

Tifo seemed to have found love with a young female half his age. He built a nest for her and seemed ready to hatch

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The Adventures of Tifo, Episode 1: Tahiti Infos godson

Tifo is Omama'o, Tahitian name of Tahiti Monarch. This endemic bird is critically endangered, and only 47 adults survived in three valleys of

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