The Travelling Naturalist
Trip Reports Archive

Over the years, The Travelling Naturalist has built up a large and extensive trip report archive, giving a daily diary and species lists from a wide range of destinations. We are adding to this archive all the time.

To find a trip report, either scroll down to the list, which is arranged by continent and then alphabetically, or click on the continent that you are interested in to go straight to the list.

trip reports by continent:

South America
Central America
North America - USA
North America - Canada
Asia
Australasia
Sub-Saharan Africa
North Africa
Middle East
Europe
Britain, Ireland & Channel Isles


South America trip reports

ARGENTINA Sep 03, Nov 99
BRAZIL Sep 12, Sep 08, Sep 06, Sep 04
ECUADOR Jul 02
FALKLAND ISLANDS Jan 14, Jan 13, Jan 12, Feb 11, Jan 10, Feb 09, Jan 09
GALAPAGOS & ECUADOR Oct 11, Oct 08, Jun 08, Oct 07, Jun 07, Oct 06, Jul 06
GUYANA Oct 10, Nov 08
PATAGONIA - Argentina & Chile Oct 07, Nov 04, Nov 03, Oct 02, Nov 01
PERU Jul 06
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Jan 13, Jan 12, Feb 11, Jan 10, Jan 09, (photos), Jan 08
VENEZUELA Dec 07

Central America trip reports

BELIZE & TIKAL Jan 04, Jan 02, Feb 99
COSTA RICA Feb 12, Mar 08, Mar 07
COSTA RICA - South & East Jan 03, Feb 02, Feb 01
COSTA RICA - North & West Mar 06, Mar 05, Mar 02, Feb 01
COSTA RICA & PANAMA Nov 00
JAMAICA Jan 07, Feb 05, Feb 04

North America - USA trip reports

ALASKA May 11
ARIZONA Sep 11, May 00
BAJA CALIFORNIA Feb 06
CALIFORNIA Sep 13
TEXAS & NEW MEXICO Jan 08, Jan 05
YELLOWSTONE Jun 11, Jun 09, Jun 08, Jun 07, Jun 06, Jun 04, Jun 03

North America - Canada trip reports

CANADIAN ROCKIES June 10, Jun 08
CHURCHILL & MANITOBA Oct 09, Oct 08, Oct 07, Oct 06, Oct 04, Oct 03
GRAND MANAN Aug 10, Aug 08, Aug 07, Aug 06, Aug 04, Aug 03
NEWFOUNDLAND Jun 00
POINT PELEE & ALGONQUIN May 01

Asia trip reports

INDIA - Northern Nov 08, Feb 05
INDIA - Tiger Special Nov 08
MALDIVES Jan 11, Jan 10, Apr 09, Mar 08
SRI LANKA Feb 05

Australasia trip reports

AUSTRALIA - Classic Oct 10, Oct 08
AUSTRALIA - Eastern Oct 06, Oct 03
AUSTRALIA - Northern Aug 02
NEW ZEALAND Nov 10, Nov 08, (photos), Nov 07, Nov 06, Jan 05
TASMANIA - and South-eastern Australia Oct 04, Mar 01

Sub-Saharan Africa trip reports

GAMBIA & SENEGAL Nov 09, Dec 06, Nov 04, Nov 03
GHANA Jan 08
KENYA Oct 02
MADAGASCAR Oct 13, Sep 10, Sep 08, Sep 07, Sep 06, Sep 04, Nov 00
NAMIBIA Apr 08, Mar 02
SOUTH AFRICA - Kruger & Drakensberg Nov 10, Oct 08, Oct 07, Nov 06, Oct 04, Nov 02
SOUTH AFRICA - The Cape & Garden Route Sep 11, Aug 10, Sep 08, Sep 07
SOUTH AFRICA - The Cape & Karoo Jan 12
TANZANIA Feb 03
UGANDA Jan 10, Jan 09
ZAMBIA Jun 04

North Africa trip reports

THE AZORES Sep 04, Sep 03
CANARY ISLANDS Jul 09, Jul 08
EGYPT - Birds & History Jan 01
MOROCCO - Atlas & Coast Mar 14, Mar 10, Nov 08, Nov 02, Nov 01
MOROCCO - South Mar 07, Mar 06, Mar 05, Mar 03

Middle East trip reports

JORDAN - Birds & History Mar 01, Oct 98

Europe trip reports

AUSTRIA Aug 10, May 10, Aug 09, May 09
BELARUS May 13, Apr 11
BULGARIA Sep 12, May 12, Sep 09, Sep 08, May 08
CYPRUS Mar 10, Mar 09, Mar 08, Mar 07
ESTONIA - in Spring April 11, April 10, Apr 08, Apr 07, Apr 06
ESTONIA - in Autumn Sep 13, Sep 12, Sep 10
FAROES July 12, July 11, July 10
FINLAND - Northern May 05, May 04, May 03, May 00
FINLAND - for Brown Bears Aug 02
FINLAND & RUSSIA Jul 06
FRANCE - La Brenne May 12, May 08, May 07, May 04, May 01
FRANCE - Camargue in winter Jan 03, Jan 02
FRANCE - Camargue & Pyrenees Sep 10, Sep 09, Sep 08, Sep 07
FRANCE - Camargue & Vercors May 03, May 01
FRANCE - Cevénnes May 11, May 10, May 09, May 08, Jun 07, Jun 06
FRANCE - Champagne & Cranes Feb 01
FRANCE - Corsica Apr 12, May 11, April 11, April 10, Apr 09, 26 Apr 08
FRANCE - Dordogne for Birds Feb 14, Mar 13
FRANCE - Dordogne for Butterflies/Wildlife June 14, May 13, May 12, May 11
FRANCE - Dordogne for Dragonflies July 13, June 12
FRANCE - Dordogne for Moths Sep 13
FRANCE - French Pyrenees Jun 09, Jun 04, Jun 03, Jun 01, Sep 00
FRANCE - Loire & Sologne May 05
FRANCE - Val d'Aran Jun 08, Jul 07
FRANCE - Vercors Jun 14, May 11, May 10, Jun 09, Jun 08, Jun 07, Jun 06
GERMANY Oct 13, Jun 12, Jun 11, May 08
GREECE - Macedonian gold Aug 11
GREECE - Peloponnese Mar 09, Mar 07, Mar 05, Mar 04
GREECE - Western Apr 11, Apr 09, Apr 08, Apr 07, Apr 06
GREEK ISLANDS - Crete April 10, Apr 09, Apr 08, Apr 07
GREEK ISLANDS - Kos May 07, May 05, May 04
GREEK ISLANDS - Lesvos May 11, Apr 10, Apr 09, Apr 08, Apr 06, May 05
HOLLAND Nov 13, Dec 11, Nov 04, Dec 00
HUNGARY - in Spring May 06, May 05, May 04, May 03
HUNGARY - in Autumn Oct 13, Oct 10, Oct 08, Oct 07, Oct 06, Oct 04, Oct 03
HUNGARY - in Winter Nov 10
HUNGARY - bats Jul 08
ICELAND - Great Auk Pilgrimage Jun 06, May 04
ICELAND - Puffins Aug 13 (Grimsey ext), Jul 13
ICELAND - in Summer Jul 11, Jul 10, Jul 09, Jun 08, Jul 06
ICELAND - in Winter Feb 14, Nov 13, Nov 12, Mar 12, Mar 12, Feb 12, Mar 11
ITALY - Po Delta May 11
ITALY - Sicily Apr 11
LAPLAND Mar 13, Jun 04, Jun 03, Jun 01
LAPLAND - Finland & Varangerfjord Jun 02
MACEDONIA Jun 12
MONTENEGRO & ALBANIA Apr 12
NORWAY Nov 08, Nov 06
POLAND May 10, May 09, May 08, May 07, May 05, May 04
PORTUGAL - West Mar 03, Mar 02
PORTUGAL - South Apr 14, Apr 13, Mar 08, Mar 06, Apr 04, Mar 02, Mar 01
ROMANIA Sep 08, May 07, May 06, May 05, May 04, Sep 03
SLOVAKIA - Birds & Bears Apr 06, Apr 05, Apr 04, Apr 03, Apr 01
SLOVAKIA - Butterflies Jun 06
SLOVENIA & CROATIA Jun 07
SPAIN - Almeria Apr 05, Mar 00
SPAIN - Andalucia Sep 09, Sep 08, Mar 05, Mar 04, Sep 03, Sep 02
SPAIN - Andalucia and Extremadura Apr 08, Apr 05, Apr 04, Apr 03, Apr 02, Apr 01
SPAIN - Catalan Pyrenees Jun 07, Jun 04
SPAIN - Dragonflies Jun 11, Jun 10
SPAIN - Eastern Pyrenees 13 May 07, 5 May 07, May 06
SPAIN - Ebro May 09, Apr 02, May 01
SPAIN - Extremadura in Spring Mar 13, Mar 12, Apr 11, Apr 10, Apr 08, Mar 07, Mar 07
SPAIN - Extremadura in Autumn Oct 11, Sep 08, Sep 07, Sep 06, Sep 04
SPAIN - Grazalema Apr 03
SPAIN - Menorca Apr 09, Apr 08, Apr 07, Apr 06, Apr 05, Apr 04
SPAIN - North Nov 13, Nov 11, Nov 10, Nov 07, Nov 06, Nov 04, Dec 03
SPAIN - Picos de Europa Jun 07, Jun 06, May 04, Jun 03, May 02, Jun 01
SPAIN - Southern Apr 09
SPAIN - Spanish Lynx Quest Oct 13
SPAIN - Spanish Pyrenees Jun 12, Jun 11, Jun 10, Jun 09, Jun 08, Jun 07, Jun 06
SPITSBERGEN July 10, Jul 09, Jul 08, Jul 07
SWEDEN Apr 11, Oct 01, Oct 00
SWITZERLAND Jun 08
TURKEY May 11, May 10, May 09, May 08, May 07, Mar 06, Mar 06
TRANSYLVANIA & HUNGARY Sep 09

Britain, Ireland & Channel Isles trip reports

ALDERNEY Apr 07, Apr 05, Apr 04, Apr 03, Apr 01
DORSET May 14, May 13, May 11, May 10, May 08, May 07, Apr 07
FAIR ISLE & SHETLAND Sep 08, Sep 07, Sep 06, Sep 04, Sep 02, Sep 01
IRELAND - Burren & Aran Islands May 08, May 07, May 06, May 05, May 04, May 03
ISLAY Oct 11, Jun 09, Oct 08, Oct 07, Mar 07, Oct 04, Mar 04
ISLE OF MAN 20 Jun 11, 14 Jun 11
ISLES OF SCILLY - in Spring May 11, May 10, May 08, May 07, May 06, May 05
ISLES OF SCILLY - in Autumn Sep 10, Sep 09, Sep 08, Sep 07, Sep 06, Sep 04
LEWIS & HARRIS Apr 14, Apr 13
NEW FOREST Dec 09, Jul 08, Jul 07, Jul 06, Jul 05, Jul 04, Jul 03
ORKNEY - Wildlife & History May 10, May 08, May 07, May 05, May 04, May 03
OUTER HEBRIDES Jul 13, Jun 11, Jun 08, Jun 07, Jun 06, Jun 04, Jun 03
RHUM & EIGG Jul 08, Jul 07, Jul 04, Jun 03, Jun 01, Jun 00
SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS Oct 11, Oct 10, Oct 09, Mar 09, Sep 07, Oct 04
SCOTTISH ISLANDS CRUISE May 08, May 06, 27 May 05, 20 May 05
SHETLAND Jun 09, Jun 07, Jun 06, Jun 05, Jun 01, Jun 00
SUTHERLAND Jun 08, Jun 07, Jun 06