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Whoa, 12 months since the last post! Anyway, the events of yesterday are worth recording. First, a call distinctly like a whipbird, though likely just seriously good mimicry by a Golden Whistler, came to my attention mid-morning. After all, there … Continue reading
Over 40 species of moth graced the light during November 2013, including several new species like the stunning Iropoca Moth, at left. Most species were from the Family Geometroidea, the waves, carpets, emeralds and allies. Though slowly becoming familiar with … Continue reading
This month over 30 species came to the light on the front verandah. Most species had been recorded before, though I hadn’t necessarily been able to name to them all. Let’s see how we go this time. We had quite … Continue reading
The wet, yet mild weather of late Winter-Spring got the forest-floor fungi into reproductive mode in a hurray. there were many different types pushing up fruiting bodies, including some slime-molds that were well beyond my ability to identify. Jelly fungus … Continue reading
The availability of affordable macro-photography has revolutionized appreciation of the beauty and complexity of insects and other small life-forms. Though I’d love to take better shots, my $450 camera, out of the box, has opened up a whole new world … Continue reading
Though April and May were quite dry (50 mm total) June and now July have seen good rainfall, similar to the long-term averages (230 mm so far). So, the soil and leaf litter is moist, providing ideal conditions for digging … Continue reading