This morning we have been finishing off in the lab and helping the girls to pack for APOC set up later today. We wish them luck and hope that they have a fantastic show.
This peculiar looking lizard, spotted by Jess in Mulu, is a Black-barbed Flying Dragon (Draco melanopogon). As well as seeing it on this tree where it scampered about rather quickly, some of us saw another individual gliding overhead (at least 30m) when we were waiting for the bats to emerge from Deer Cave. Flying lizards fly […]
We found this subtle coelogyne species growing on a tree on the bank of the Melinau Paku River just outside the Mulu National Park. It was growing in some shade on one of the tree’s main branches amongst other orchids including dendrobiums, erias and bulbophyllums. The climate here is warm with daytime temperatures in the high […]
We are all ready to fly home after a last morning at school. I am pleased to report that everyone has had a healthy week with no iffy tummies or ill effects from malaria tablets. As you can see from the photo everyone has been keeping fit. Though we have found Tallis is a light […]
After six days of dry weather we finally made use of our waterproofs. We headed off this morning and met up with our friends from the Sarawak orchid Society and the lab girls from MRSM School to explore Kubah National Park just west of Kuching. It had been raining over night and it rained very […]