Aug 132013
 
Chuncho (Glaucidium nanum) (Austral pigmy owl)

Nikon D800 Nikkor 500 + TC 1.4 Tripod No flash ISO 4000 1/3200 f/9 Very difficult specie to photograph on fly, even more landing on a perch. The “chuncho” (Austral pigmy owl) is one of the smallest owls in the whole world – about 20 cm. tall – lives in Chile up to 2.000 m.a.s.l. […]

Jun 012013
 
Snowy tigers and giant owls: conservation against the odds in Russia's Far East

The Russian Far East is one of the wildest places on Earth: where giant tigers roam snow-covered forests and the world’s biggest owls stalk frozen rivers. Bordering northern China and North Korea, the forests of Primorye are known for the diversity of habitats, including coastal forests along the Sea of Japan, vast coniferous forests in […]

Aug 182012
 
Orange County (California) Birds of Prey

Of all the subjects I photograph, birds of prey are my favorite. These predators are birds that hunt for food primarily via flight, using their keen senses, especially vision. Many different species call Orange County, California their home. With some moderate hiking and a small dose of patience, it is possible to capture most of […]