Wildlife Travel

There aren’t many travel experiences more rewarding than seeing wild animals in their natural habitat. Here are some stories, trip reports and image galleries from my wildlife watching trips around the world

Long-tail boat on Koh Jum

Slow living on Koh Jum Island

A few years ago, I was getting a little overwhelmed while working full time and doing a science degree at the same time. And…

Birds of Istanbul - Yellow-legged gull

Istanbul Birds

While Istanbul trip was not aimed at finding wildlife, there were enough birds that were impossible to miss. The most obvious Istanbul birds are the seagulls….

Siberian tiger at Moscow zoo

Moscow zoo in winter

Generally, I am not a big fan of zoos, but they do provide an opportunity to have a good look at the animals that…

Approaching storm in NSW Outback

Colours of Australian Outback

The colours of Australian Outback are rich and vivid, somewhat unexpected in the harsh environment of the arid landscape. Rolling dunes of orange sand…

Mammals of Australian Outback - juvenile Bilby

Mammals of Australian Outback

Last year life brought me to the Australian outback in semi-arid western NSW, and I stayed there for over a year. Most of this time…

Drawing on Bimbetka Cave

Bimbetka Caves, India

Eventually, my journey has brought me to Bhopal – the site of the infamous 1984 pesticide plant disaster that resulted in 4-8 thousand deaths…

Birds and frogs of Smiths lake

After being M.I.A. from the Frogs and Tadpoles Study-group (FATS) for precisely 10 years I rejoined the ranks of amphibian aficionados for a 4-day…

International Birdwatching Day - black-headed gull

International Birdwatching day

October 6 is an International Birdwatching Day. On this day birdwatchers in most European countries go out to their favourite birding locations to spot…