Those are pretty orchids, yes, but why are they crawling with slugs? Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: The Orchid, the Slug and the Skipper
After a long, wet, leech-infested weekend in the rainforest, you return like Noah after the flood, intolerant of anyone complaining about rain Continue reading It’s raining in the rainforest!
On a dark, wet monsoon night in Agumbe we met the very kissable blue-eyed prince of frogs Continue reading Encounter: Blue-eyed Bush Frog
Photo: Sahastrarashmi Taken at Agumbe The Green Ogre – Birds, Wildlife, Ecology and Nature notes from India. Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Weaving the Trap
Photo: Beej The Green Ogre – Birds, Wildlife, Ecology and Nature notes from India. Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Symmetrical Suckers
If all goes well, The Green Ogre will hold its first-ever Monsoon Conclave at the Agumbe Rainforest Research Station from Saturday through Monday. Conclave is actually a dignified and rather hyperbolic term that describes the rare opportunity when all four (and now five) of us get together. Weather and luck permitting, Arun, Sahastra, Sandy, Andy and I hope to return with some splendid documentation in words and pictures from southern India’s most well-watered region. Agumbe, in Shimoga district of Karnataka, receives approximately 301 inches of rainfall annually. The region is well studied by the Rainforest Research Station set up by … Continue reading The First Green Ogre Monsoon Conclave at ARRS, Agumbe