Écovolontariat au Perou : Rapport mensuel
Rapport mensuel à partir de 2017 (en anglais)
With the arrival of our busy season volunteers congregated from all over the world to participate in our many projects deep in the Peruvian Amazon. It is a great time of year to be in the jungle as the rivers drop and huge beaches appear welcoming annual migrant birds such as storks and skimmers. The turtles haul themselves up on to the beaches to lay their precious eggs and animals become more active as they wander the forest in search of food as the dry season takes its toll. With so many helping hands and visits from old friends it has been a very successful couple of months and plenty to report on…
My apologies for taking so long to bring you the latest news from Taricaya and our jungle paradise. We have been incredibly busy and time has flown by as we continue to conserve and protect our piece of the Amazon, the world’s richest ecosystem. These past weeks we have restarted our motion camera survey, with astonishing results; continued our biodiversity research, received a visit from a National Geographic film crew and much more. As usual, where to begin?
With the New Year the rainy season has arrived with a vengeance. The rainforest was suffering as a result of an abnormally dry end to last year and so plants and animals alike are rejuvenated as heavy rains fell. This is a vibrant time of year to walk through the jungle as many birds are nesting, animals come together for protection as food is now abundant and frogs chirp out mating and territory calls over freshly filled swamps.