The SPA Pico da Vara, Sao Miguel- almost half of the Azores endemics occur in this area.
Serra de Santa Barbara, Terceira. A cloud forest environment.
Azores Bullfinch on Sao Miguel.
Elaphoglossum semicylindricum- an endemic epiphyte of Junipers
Huperzia dentate- a Macronesian endemic. Found in the cloud forest on Terceira.
Xanthandrus azorensis- An Azores endemic
Myathropa florea on Himalayan Knotweed
Thanks to our group and partners for a great trip; Chris, Janet, John, Hilary, Jean, John, Gerby, Dina, Tiago, Rui, Rolando, Valter, Ian and the SPEA team.
Spent the last couple of days exploring the Laurisilva (Laurel Forests) on Terceira and Sao Miguel.
Yesterday was spent in the cloud forest on Terceira and today in the east of Sao Miguel.
Stunning scenery and a magic environment.
More here: AZORES NATURE