„Caprinae world“: That’s what it’s all about.

„Caprinae world“ is an online catalogue with information about wild goats, sheeps and related species. Some of the data has never been made accessible online – accept here.

15 hours in the Chartreuse Mountains, France

I basically had 15 hours on May 3rd and 4th 2018 during a family trip to look for Chartreuse Chamois. I got great views of this subspecies. And…

Magic Mishmis – A wildlife watching trip to India’s furthest northeastern corner

There were two species, which I wanted to see in the Mishmi Hills for my caprinae world project: Mishmi Takin and Red Goral. And I was very, very…

Mishmi Hills Birds

Check this illustrated list of birds (70+ species) if you want to find out what you can expect when you go birding in the Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh,…

Mammalwatching in Slovenia + Risnjak NP

Through Jon Hall from mammalwatching.com I heard of a 3-day-press-trip through Slovenia and Croatia. I applied and the organizers from LIFE DINALP BEAR welcomed me. My family and…

Mit sieben Falken unter einem Dach

Sechs Jahre haben wir auf sie gewartet. 2017 ist sie nun endlich eingezogen: eine Turmfalken-Familie. Vier Monate habe ich sie mit der Kamera begleitet.  

Wildlife and birds of Mandra Edera, Sardinia

In June my family and I spent a few days at Mandra Edera. This country hotel in Western Sardinia, Italy, is mainly a destination for horse riders, but…

India & Bhutan, 2016 – a mammal trip report

It has been a dream for years to visit Kaziranga Nationalpark. Pobitora and Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary in India and finally Bhutan were equally on my wish list.

Ralfs Buch zu Bär, Luchs und Wolf

Einen Wolf heulen hören! Wissen wo der Luchs zuhause ist! Oder einem Bär ganz nah sein! Hier erfährst du wie das geht.

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Tibetan Argali (Ovis hodgsoni)

The Tibetan Argali occupies the major part of the Tibetan Plateau, the largest geographic range for any specific argali type. A white ruff that surrounds the neck of…

Arabian Tahr (Arabitragus jayakari)

Of the three tahrs this species is the smallest. It is more closely related to the Aoudad.

Chartreuse Chamois (Rupicapra r. cartusiana)

The Chartreuse Chamois is seen as a subspecies of the Alpine Chamois. It has a very small and isolated distribution range in the Chartreuse massif at the western…

Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus)

The Mountain Goat is endemic to the mountainous regions of Western Canada and the Northwestern United States. [1]

Chiru (Pantholops hodgsonii)

The Chiru is the only large mammal species endemic to the Tibetan Plateau. Its horns have no age rings, and there is no evidence that they continue to…

High Tatras, Slowakia 2018

I basically had April 3rd and 4th to look for Tatra Chamois and other wildlife in Slovakias highest mountains. What can I say: it worked!

Tatra Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica)

The Tatra Chamois is treated as a subspecies of the Alpine Chamois. It has a very small and isolated distribution range in the Tatras Mountains on the border…

Takins (Budorcas sp.)

There are four different species of Takin.