Sleeping Lizards and Giant Stick Insects

Carly and I recently spent a few weeks in the UK and upon our return we were too busy to go out and about looking for wildlife. When we finally had a free saturday we woke up to the sound of the wind howling past our windows. All day the weather was terrible and the …

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Weird and Wonderful Catterpillars

After a friend posted a picture of a cool caterpillar on my facebook page this week (Wild Thailand) I was inspired to showcase some of the cool caterpillars that I've found so far. So here are a few of the cool caterpillars I've found in Thailand to date. Lime Butterfly (Papilio Demoleus) Caterpillars They are truly bizarre, caterpillars which disguise themselves …

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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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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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Wildlife in Action

Its been a while since I've posted anything but I haven't been stagnant. In fact I've been busy collecting material for my photo galleries page which is severely lacking in content at this time. So far I've managed to compile a damselfly gallery, a lizard gallery and an amphibians gallery which you can see here Photo Galleries. …

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New House New Wildlife – Part 2

Since moving to the new house I've spent at least part of every evening walking around the garden or the neighborhood looking for wildlife and so far I haven't been disappointed. The heavy rain has brought lots of wildlife to our garden and one of the most exciting visitors we've had so far was an South-East Asian …

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