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Emerald starling – fond farewells in Freetown
[Continuing reporting from John and Janet Bowler, intrepid emerald starling surveyors in Sierra Leone.] We are all at sea in bustling Freetown after 15 days up-country, although James is overjoyed to see his mother and sister again – they make us a fantastic welcome home meal. Cat-fish-head...
6 Apr 2012
Emerald starlings – fate unknown in Sierra Leone
All this week I will be posting a series of blogs from John Bowler, normally based in Tiree as a Conservation Officer, telling us about his trip to Sierra Leone to learn more about the emerald starling – a critically endangered species that the RSPB has committed to help along the road to recovery...
2 Apr 2012
Emerald starling - Lake Sonfon and the Kring Bong Bong bird
[Continuing reporting from John and Janet Bowler, intrepid emerald starling surveyors in Sierra Leone.] Our base for the next 5 days is the town of Kabala. Perched high in the Wara Wara Mountains in the far north of the country, its cool breezes are a welcome relief after the heat and dust of Bumbuna...
4 Apr 2012
Emerald starling – the Outamba-Kilimi National Park
[Continuing reporting from John and Janet Bowler, intrepid emerald starling surveyors in Sierra Leone.] We fill up the car with fuel at Makeni as petrol up-country is in short supply - the pumps to the north-west are generally empty and instead fuel is often sold by the litre in plastic drink bottles...
5 Apr 2012
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