It’s been 8 months since the camera was put in position. It’s starting to show signs of humidity damage now, but for the time being it’s still taking pictures. The latest batch show much more of the same selection of mammals, and pleasingly the Ocelots are still coming. I don’t know how many individual cats there are, but some captures are still showing two cats at a time. The big news is that another species of cat has been captured – a Puma. There are still 4 more species of cat in Costa Rica and I’d really like to capture at least one of those before the camera finally gives up to the heat and humidity of the Osa Peninsula.
The Puma has been added to the species list, bring the Costa Rica list to 243. There are still a good 40 or so species that I’ve yet to identify.
It's now been just over 70 days since I left the camera trap set up on an animal trail that leads through tropical rainforest down to the coast on the southern end of the Osa Peninsula, and the next batch of photos have arrived. Unfortunately, there are no new cat ... Read more
This trip was primarily about visiting family and friends, with little time for serious photography or finding wildlife, but I kept a list throughout the trip, which is below. The following species were seen in and around Hannover, Salzgitter-Ringelheim, Salzgitter-Bad, Salzgitter-Lebenstedt, Salzgitter-Gitter, Salzgitter-See, Salzgitter-Lobmachtersen, Goslar, Steinhuder Meer and Bad Harzburg. ... Read more