From the monthly archives:

March 2016

my Email down for trip enquiries

by Richard Raby on March 24, 2016

I’m without email and will be for another week or so as I’m still in Brazil and find that I cannot resolve the “lock-out” problem without a local UK telephone no, it cannot be resolved here in Brazil and I travel back to the UK on the 5th April. I’ll post again as I get [...]

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Marica Butterflies research 2011-date;

by Richard Raby on March 1, 2016

I’ll follow the last posting with this one for those interested in my recent Butterfly Conservation work. Marica Butterflies; I’ve been studying the Butterflies of my local municipal since having an exceptionally rare  jungle species turn-up in my Garden in 2010. The results of my survey are still to be properly concluded and written-up, but I [...]

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ZIKA Virus in SE Brazil; STOP PRESS!

by Richard Raby on March 1, 2016

Ok by now everyone has heard about the Zika virus and Microcephalia? This virus is transmitted by an URBAN Mosquito, It very rarely gets into the forests and it definitely prefers degraded areas and especially metropolises & human habitation !!!!!!!!!!!!! I personally believe that risks of infection of anything transmitted by this mosquito are close [...]

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Trips for the 2016-2017 season

by Richard Raby on March 1, 2016

My Birding tours Itineraries; I continue to offer custom tours in Rio state and the immediately adjoining areas of Sao Paolo and Minas Gerais  states. For the time being I’ve dropped the more distant Interior Minas Gerais and  Espirito Santo/ southern Bahia locations. If I am approached to lead a larger size trip (with 6 [...]

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I’ve been silent for too long

by Richard Raby on March 1, 2016

Confession; I’ve been rather silent on this blogg for too long. It’s not that I’ve been particularly lazy, it’s more like ALL of my spare time has been involved in another project, one involving rare butterfly conservation in and around my Lodge location at Marica. But after having a lot of success with this ” [...]

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