By Darcy Ogada, The Peregrine Fund
Some of us are fortunate to live life one step removed from the tumult and chaos that plays out daily in surrounding communities.
Tom Butynski and Yvonne de Jong, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme
Seven species have been added to the Lolldaiga Hills Ranch bird list thus far during 2018. These species have been encountered by Per Aronsson, Nigel Hunter, Brian Finch, and Tom Butynski. The list now stands at 407 species.
Butynski & De Jong (2018) Geographic range, taxonomy, and conservation of the Mount Kilimanjaro guereza colobus monkey (Primates: Cercopithecidae: Colobus). Hystrix.
Tom Butynski, Per Aronsson & Yvonne de Jong, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme
A solitary adult male Gadwall Mareca strepera was observed at Baharini Dam, northern Lolldaiga Hills Ranch (N0.29216; E37.13620; 1830 m asl) by Per Aronsson on 14 December 2017 and spent more than a month at this site.
By Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme
The Zoological Society of London/Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme’s Camera Trapping Project has been running since 2013. In September 2016, a camera trap on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch captured a pair of adult Smith’s Dik-diks Madoqua (guentheri) smithii near the centre of the Ranch.