After volunteering as a bird guide at Reserva Ecológica de Guapiaçu (REGUA) in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for one month, I was asked by the World Land Trust to write a series of blogs about my experiences. This … Continue reading Searching for sloths in the Atlantic Forest
To the left I glimpsed water, and I could see something moving, a hairy blob with ripples…. Continue reading Waking up in a wildlife paradise
Griffon Vultures are quite massive, an adults wingspan can be anywhere between 7.5 and 9 feet (2.3 – 2.8 metres). I am used to seeing these birds in nature documentaries on the plains of Africa but they are still here … Continue reading In search of the Griffon..and a blue thrush
As we drove north through Finland ,at questionable speeds, we agreed that a shouted command of “STOP!” would only be questionable after stopping. It was worth checking everything out. It was a good plan that bought us better views of … Continue reading Lekking Ruff
I probably should have written this post when memories of Fennoscandia weren’t quite so distant. But so it is that May 2015, or more relevantly , that individual days of May 2015 have blurred into one or the other, but … Continue reading Anyone for a Steller’s?
I try and get out for a walk every lunchtime, stretch my legs and let my eyes focus on something further away than my computer monitor. I always go to the same place – the Millennium Green in Halesworth, … Continue reading Halcyon lunch
Today I took a walk around the coastline adjacent to Constantine Bay in Cornwall. Incredibly it wasn’t raining! . But , alas , I still got … Continue reading Surf’s Up !