By Ingo Lehmann, Michael Roberts, Julius Mwenda Mathiu and Thomas M. Butynski
Moths in the family Metarbelidae are nocturnal, small to medium in size, and are usually rare. The majority of species are endemic to areas <50,000 km2. Sites that have been light-trapped extensively for several years typically yield only 1–4 species of Metarbelidae moth.
By Harry Wells, lolldaiga Hills Ranch
The Bee-keeping and Honey Production Programme on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch was led by David Njuguna, who over-saw hive construction and management, honey harvesting, and honey processing.
By Brian W. Finch
At about 09:00 h on 6 November 2017, I was birding at Valley Dam (ca. 1,850 m asl), central south Lolldaiga Hills Ranch, in the company of Per Aronsson, Paul Benson, Tom Butynski, Yvonne de Jong, and Nigel and Julia Hunter.
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.
The results of the latest eastern patas monkey survey in eastern Laikipia (central Kenya) are now available. Read the abstract of the report below or go straight to the full report (De Jong & Butynski, 2017).