Magical Moths

When most people think of moths they think of them as drab and boring relatives of butterflies that fly around at night. I have to say I was guilty of this mindset myself until very recently when I began to discover the amazing diversity of moths in Thailand. Before I start,  i'd like to differentiate them …

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A bounty of butterflies

Rainy season is definitely in full swing here and we have been having torrential rain everyday which is only ever broken up by gaps of murky wet spells. We haven't able to venture out much and our drive to and from work has looked almost apocalyptic some days. Drive to work at 7:35am (sunrise its …

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New and Improved…

Our lucky streak of good weather each weekend has finally ended with this weekend being dominated by heavy rain. This means our usual weekend venture into one of the local national parks or wildlife conservation areas has had to be postponed until next weekend, weather permitting.  The bad weather has given me the opportunity to work on my …

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Ton Prai Waterfall

Another sunny weekend and another national park to explore. This time we headed to Ton Prai Waterfall a little further afield than we usually go but well worth the trip.The park was beautiful and has definitely taken a spot in my top 5 favourites here in Phang-nga province. We hadn't even entered the car park …

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Insects

I realised the other day that my blog has become very insect heavy recently featuring very few animals larger than your hand. If you're hoping this blog post will be different, I'm afraid you're going to be a little disappointed, its all about insects, lots and lots of them. I will try to explain why …

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The Wild Weekend Continues

Sunday rolled around and the weather nice, so both Carly and I decided to head out to our favourite national park for a wander and a bit of wildlife spotting. As we drove into the park it became apparent that the butterfly season was well and truly underway. Every puddle seemed to be edged by …

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A Wild Weekend

What a weekend, and where to begin? I guess I should begin on Friday which seemed to be the perfect lead in to a great weekend of wildlife. I took my students on a nature walk around school in which we were surprised by a very patient Lime butterfly which perched on a branch long …

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