Photo Service – What species is this?

Did you find an unknown animal or plant and do you want to know what species it might be. Send an e-mail to welkesoortisdit@binco.eu and we will try to help you out with the identification of the unknown organism you found.

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Second BINCO newsletter

If you want to receive the next newsletter, fill in your name on the top right of this website and sign up. You can also send us an email (info@binco.eu) and we’ll put you on the list. Attention: newsletter is in Dutch

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Article in Natuurpunt Focus – Rediscovery of large branchiopids

Two members of BINCO discovered several populations of previously deemed locally extinct species of large branchiopids. Read the article here (Dutch only).

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Pico Bonito 2012 – Report available

The findings of the Pico Bonito Expedition of last year (june 2012) were recorded in the new BINCO report.

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A shiny BINCO paper

An identification key is included, facilitating the identification so that other researchers can more easily map the species when discovered. You can download the paper here.

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First Baird’s tapir from Honduras caught on film

The Central American tapir or Baird’s tapir has a weight of 300 kg, the largest species in the family on the American continent. Hunting and loss of habitat are the main threats to this species and their numbers dwindle rapidly. This species is noted on the IUCN Red List as endangered.

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Caught on film: Wild boar in Sint-Agatha-Rode

Trail cameras recorded some wild boars in Sint-Agatha-Rode. More info in Dutch.

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BINCO article adds several species to the Honduran hawkmoth species list

About a year ago we visited the collection of the University Museum of Natural History in Oxford. Among others a collection of pinned hawkmoths (picture above) from Honduras were examined. This resulted in an article in which we added several species to the current Honduran list for this family of…

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Pico Bonito, a succesful expedition

Pico Bonito National Park is located on the North Coast of Honduras near the Caribbean coastal town of La Ceiba. Pico Bonito is the second largest national park in the country, covering an area of 1073 square kilometres.

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Back from prospection for the Educate for Life project in Jambiani, Zanzibar

Two of BINCO’s core members spent 10 days on the Island of Zanzibar to gather the necessary information to set up a future educational project in a series of schools in Jambiani.

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