Fieldwork

We do our fieldwork during each of the two phases of Zambian summer: during the hot dry season (September–November), and again during the rainy season (January–March). These two seasons are dramatically different and allow different species to breed. We hope that the photo galleries below give a sense of our day to day fieldwork (and what fun it is).
Dry season

Honeyguides, African Cuckoos, Willow Warblers, nightjars and coursers

Collins Kiverness

Cuckoo Finches, indigobirds and whydahs, and Great Reed Warblers

News

African Cuckoos team runs workshop on “Research Skills in Ecology & Evolution” at Copperbelt University, Zambia

Our African Cuckoos research team have just finished running a two-week online workshop on “Research Skills in Ecology & Evolution” for over 30 participants consisting of graduate students and staff at Copperbelt University and Livingstone Museum in Zambia. The course was also attended by participants from the College of African Wildlife Management in Mweka, Tanzania.

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