Our recent visit to Grouse Mountain in Vancouver included another interesting exhibition, “Birds in Motion”. A group called The Canadian Raptor Conservancy puts on daily demonstrations of birds of prey doing their thing, free flight. About to land, this eagle had slowed to a speed where he was much easier to photograph.
The Backwaters of Alleppey, Kerala, India
Apparently, according to some 'Bucket Lists', the backwaters of Kerala are a must before dying. Indeed, the National Geographic Traveller places the backwaters in the 'top 50 destinations of a lifetime'. Having now ticked this off my own bucket list I can honestly say I agree with the sentiment. This log entry counts as a proper log entry, what with it being a two-day trip on a boat, so in old school style I've put together a words-and-pictures account of this most incredible place, which…
National Geographic Traveler Magazine: 2013 Photo Contest
Portrait of an Eastern Screech Owl - Masters of disguise. The Eastern Screech Owl is seen here doing what they do best. You better have a sharp eye to spot these little birds of prey. Okeefenokee Swamp, Georgia, USA. (Photo and caption by Graham McGeorge/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)
Crested Owl (Lophostrix cristata)
During the daylight hours this gorgeous owl often roosts not far above the ground, deep in the rainforest. But they can be very hard to spot! Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador. June 30, 2007. Digiscoped with a Samsung Digimax V70 through a Swarovski ATS 65 HD with a 20-60x eyepiece and a Swaorvski DCA Zoom.
Paying homage to the wonderful, unusual and diverse world of animals. 2017 - all photos are my images, unless they are credited otherwise. Outside sources are credited (with links) whenever possible — on both unique posts & re-blogs. Any post can be removed upon request (please provide URL link to the post/page and the name of the animal if you contact me). Enjoy!
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Frilled Lizard | National Geographic
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