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Mammal encounters in Sweden

I was looking for mammals during a family trip between 24th of August and 7th of September in 2021. I brought along my camera, a flashlight and bat detector and left my thermal imager at home. I…

Looking for Carpathian Chamois in Romania

My quest to document all species and subspecies of chamois let me to Romania in August 2021. 8.8.: Coming from Germany via Austria, Slowakia and Hungary, I leave…

Mammal watching joys and disappointments from Hungary

5.8.: Coming from Slovakia my next stop is Aggtelek National Park in Northern Hungary. I stay at a lovely hostel, where I am the only guest. It rains and I decide:…

Tatra Chamois and other Slovakian mammal goodies

I visited the High Tatras in August 2021 to continue my observations of Tatra Chamois. I then resumed my trip towards Hungary with stopovers at Spiš Castle and Muránska Planina National Park. In total I had five days to look for wildlife in Slovakia.

Mammal watching stopover in Austria

I was travelling East this summer (2021) and came through Austria, where I spent some hours at three different locations: two at Lake Neusiedl, one in Vienna. 1.8.:…

St. Lucia Lake, South Africa

In 1998 I attended a Living Lakes conference at St. Lucia Lake. For a couple of days I would get up at 5 every morning and walk a…

Markhor (Capra falconeri)

The „king of the goat tribe“ H. L. Haughton called the Markhor in 1913: „His very looks and bearing are regal.“ [7] For Schaller (1977) it is simply…

Straight-horned Markhor (C. f. megaceros)

As the name suggests: the distinctive feature of this subspecies is its straight horns. There are two phenotypes: Kabul Markhor and Suleiman Markhor. Both forms are rather small….

Wildlife in the Darwaz Mountains of Tajikistan

I visited Tajikistan between February 15th and March 2nd 2020. They main purpose of the trip for me was to see Markhor. Of course I was equally excited to observe all other wildlife species –…

Winter birds of Darwaz, Tajikistan

Here are some of the birds that I encountered on my trip through Tajikistan. To find out more about the country and its wildlife switch to my other…