Exploration of the rain forest canopy using airships and other methods

The following photographs were made by G. Dorrington during the previous projects mentioned on page 4 

They represent an extremely small sample of the flora and fauna of rain forest canopies.  

 

Golden frog (Colostethus/Anomaloglossus beebei) in a giant bromeliad, Guyana, 2004 
Note: this image now also appears on a website solely concerned with dart frogs: see:
 http://www.dendrobatenwelt.de/indexe.htm

 

 

 

Young orang utan (Danum Valley, Sabah), 1995

  Orang utan nest, photo taken from D-4 airship, Danum Valley, 1995

   

 

 

Black and Yellow Broadbill (Danum Valley, Sabah), 1995

 

 

 

Epiphytes growing on a branch at a height of about 30 metres, Danum Valley, 1998

 

 

 

Canopy in French Guiana, 2005

 

 

 

Squirrel Monkey (Samiri scureus), French Guiana, 2005

 

 

 

Praying Mantis, French Guyana, 2005                       

 

 

 

The following photographs were made by G. Dorrington during a 3 day recce to Tiputini in 2006, see: http://tiputini.usfq.edu.ec/

 

Beetle (Canthon smaragdulus)

 

 

Tiger beetle

 

 

Woolly Monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha)

 

Cruzcapsi, (Brownia, Fabaceae)

 

 

 

Balsa tree flower and fruit

 

 

 

White Throated Toucan, (Ramphastos tucanus)

 

 

 

Short-billed Honeycreeper, (Cyanherpes lucidus)

 

 

 

Stinkhorn fungus (Staheliomyces cinctus)