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Lake Naivasha, Don’t rock the boat!

The boat swayed as it moved away from the shore. Ahead, Lake Naivasha stretched to the horizon. Besides a sea, I had never seen such a vast water body. As we leave the shore, a pair of black and white Pied Kingfisher stare at us with far less fascination than we had for them. In…

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as1282    January 29th, 2020    Kenya    , , , , , , ,


Kenya Believe It? We’re Off!

African Behavioural Ecology Field Course departs today The best thing about the forest is that it is bursting with life—even at night. Argumentative insects, singing cicadas and the calls of large mammals resonate in the night. I loved to fall asleep to the cacophony back home in India. Now I live at the University of…

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as1282    January 9th, 2020    Kenya    , , , , , , ,


Buenas Noches from Costa Rica!

Welcome to the University of Exeter’s field trip blog for Costa Rica 2020. It is the end of our first full day of our field trip and already our eyes have been opened to this amazing new environment. Costa Rica is renowned for its wildlife, containing the highest biodiversity density of any country globally (approximately…

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blr211    January 6th, 2020    Costa Rica    , ,


And so it begins…

It was a long trip from the UK to the Kluane Lake Research Station for everyone on the Yukon & Alaska field course. The eventful journey involved 4 flights for most, delayed and missed flights and for me, a detour to Germany? It was all in good cheer however, and those on delayed/missed flights received…

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saap201    September 14th, 2018    Yukon    ,


The excitement is building for Yukon & Alaska…

It’s only a couple of days to go until a group of us head off to some of the wildest spots in North America – and no, I’m not talking about Vegas. Instead, we will be heading away from the cities, deep into the bear country of Alaska and Canada’s Yukon Territory for 2 weeks…

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saap201    September 7th, 2018    Yukon    , , , , , ,


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