From the monthly archives:

September 2012

2012 Season Part 2; Birding

by Richard Raby on September 10, 2012

During my extended time in the Marica Jungles photographing butterflies last season I made a few  interesting local bird records.  In late September I stumbled across a Flatbill in the dry streambed area (mentioned above as full of Ithomnid butterflies)that proved to be most interesting. I’ve never seen a Flatbill before in the Marica forests [...]

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2012 season Part 1. Butterflies

by Richard Raby on September 10, 2012

With reduced demand for Birding tours for this season (probably reflecting the global economic crisis) I decided to apply myself to something that I’d been putting off for YEARS …. A serious study of the local Marica Lepidoptera fauna. Armed with my “new” 70-180mm Nikkor macro zoom lens and my trusty D300 Nikon camera  I [...]

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