The Blue-throated Macaw!

The Blue-throated Macaw!

Since getting back, there has been a lot of work done in extrapolating the data which was collected out in the field. I am still utterly thrilled to have been given the chance to go the Barba Azul Reserve to study this species. Initial results from population counts...
Camera traps!

Camera traps!

Since we got back most of us have been spending the majority of our time going through and analysing the data collected while we were in Bolivia. Personally I’ve been looking through the mammal data. This includes nocturnal transect data, incidental tracks and...
How time flies

How time flies

It always surprises me how quickly things settle back to normal. Three weeks ago we had just arrived back in Glasgow, and a week before that was our first day out of the reserve. It’s almost disappointing how quickly you start taking electricity, running water...
Arriving in Santa Cruz

Arriving in Santa Cruz

We’ve arrived! During our various journeys here we encountered long bus journeys, delayed flights, storms and really delayed flights, but we’ve all made it here to the city of Santa Cruz. Unfortunately a friaje has arrived at the same time, a period of...
3 WEEKS TO GO!!

3 WEEKS TO GO!!

With only three weeks left until we board the plane and two members of the team already in South America everyone’s starting to get excited. I’ve spent the last week or so marching around my house pretending to be an explorer (Exploranor) with all my new kit. I’ve...