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Wildlife of San Gerardo

15th January Our assessed presentations are now out of the way, and it’s time to head to our next location for the field course, but not before a quick stop at the hummingbird cafe! This cafe has a number of sugar feeders that attract a wide variety of hummingbirds, providing the perfect place to see…

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sf343    January 26th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Perfect Presentations

15th January After two days of data collection and frantic presentation prep the time to show off our findings has arrived! Here’s a summary of a few of the brilliant research topics from Field Course Costa Rica this year… Begonia Group Why do begonia leaves have varying drip tip numbers? For our group project we…

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sf343    January 25th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hazardous Hiking

11th-14th January Rising bright and early for our second day in Monteverde we prepared for a day experiencing potential ideas for our main projects, eager to get stuck in researching our chosen subject. A hike in the cloud forest to increasing elevations began our morning, letting us observe the changes in the surrounding forest along…

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sf343    January 25th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Countdown to Costa Rica!

With Christmas now behind us Field Course Fortnight is only just around the corner and therefore current final year bioscience and masters students will be preparing for what is sure to be the trip of a lifetime. In the last days before we jet off to our respective exotic destinations we will be frantically checking…

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sf343    December 28th, 2016