Khem Thapa

Field Assistant, Eastern Himalaya

Khem 20thapa

Khem has been working with the Eastern Himalaya program since 2009 assisting with the phenology, hornbill nest and roost monitoring work and various other research projects in Pakke Tiger Reserve. He is from Balijuri village in Assam close to the border with Arunachal Pradesh. He was chosen as a Fellow with the Green Hub Foundation in 2015 and is now trained in film making. He uses his skills to document life in the forests of Arunachal. He is also known as 'Munim ji' as he keeps detailed notes of anything and everything that happens in and around our base camp and Pakke!




Plant-disperser mutualistic networks

Understanding the role of hornbills in plant-disperser networks

Turpinia 20pomifera 20seedling

Rats, seeds and rainforest trees

Plant-animal interactions: seed predation and plant demography


Tree phenology and hornbill breeding

Long-term monitoring of trees, hornbill nests and roosts

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