Monthly Archives: September 2014

Azores Nature Pelagic 2014

Here are the highlights from this year’s pelagic trip:  Swinhoe’s Petrel (Richard Bonser)- 80% success rate on these pelagic trips A worn bird, moulting it’s inner primaries this time of year  is diagnostic of an adult band-rumped petrel from the summer breeding population which based on the locality is the recently described Monteiro’s Petrel (Richard [...]

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Natural History Trip Recce

Here is a brief photo sketch of the new tour plan. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE AZORES Birds, butterflies, dragonflies, mammals and endemic botany of the Azores DAY ONE Setting the Scene A landscape and geology tour on Sao Miguel with volcanologist  Dina, exploring the volcanic origin of the Azores and understanding the [...]

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