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Andrea Schmid

Andrea started her field guide qualification with EcoTraining in the first ever online theory course due to the pandemic in 2020. After borders reopended in 2021, she gained practical skills and experience during the 35-day practical at Pridelands Conservancy. Several trips to southern africa followed, being enriched by the acquired knowledge. She is currently living in Germany working in the medical field, however, the deep love for the South African bush and its wildlife remained.
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The Magic of the Morning Chorus

Imagine yourself early in the morning in the middle of the South African bush; the sun is just about to rise, and the wildlife begins to wake up. You close your eyes and listen. What can you hear?

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