Here is announcing our next photography tour, this time to the rainforests of Agumbe to see and capture special creature that miss the attention of many photographers. Besides Darter Photography Expert, we will also be accompanied by well-known herpetologist, Gowri Shankar who has been a conservation officer at Agumbe Rain Forest Research Station.
Photography Tour to Rainforests of Agumbe
Dates – June 24, 25 and 26, 2011
This monsoon, Darter Photography is taking you to the pristine rainforests of the Western Ghats – Agumbe. Experience the place which gets the highest rainfall in South India, get up-close with diverse endemic species of the region and interact with researchers studying these forests. And possibly see and photograph the king of these forests, the aptly named King Cobra.
The rainforests of Agumbe come alive in the peak monsoons. The sound of water droplets falling from high up in the canopy to puddles on the ground, the croaks of frogs as they look for mates, and the multitude of insects buzzing form a natural orchestra that quickly becomes addictive. Little streams flow through the forest, tumbling down as beautiful waterfalls in many places. Fungi of all shapes, sizes and colors are everywhere. Snakes, in their myriad colours and sizes, eagerly wait and lookout for prey. Praying Mantises blend into their environments, perfectly camouflaging themselves…
See full details of the tour here.