It was a cold week in New York. As I sat writing at my desk by the window I saw the neighborhood birds in another light. One of the ways birds keep warm is by fluffing up their insulating feathers; they looked like puffballs all week. They have other ways to keep warm. Their feet […]
A very rare “familiar” scene of this specie. Shot near Santiago de Chile, Chile, at Batuco´s wetland. Nikon D800 + BG; Nikkor 500 mm + TC1.4; hide and tripod; laying down on my belly.
Under the catch-and-kill policy, introduced by Western Australian premier, Colin Barnett, in January, baited drum lines are dropped offshore from the state’s most popular beaches. Only sharks three metres or longer are targeted, but critics claim smaller sharks and other species will be caught as well Under the catch-and-kill policy, introduced by Western Australian premier, […]
Hace unos días atrás Javier estuvo en el Parque provincial Moconá, no tuvo una buena jornada fotográfica por las condiciones del clima, cielo nublado y con lluvia por momentos no le jugaron en contra para poder fotografiar a esta belleza antes de entrar al Sendero Chachí. Disfruten de estas dos imágenes de un Tucán pico […]
A suspected new river dolphin species has emerged in Brazil, and scientists warn that it is highly endangered. River dolphins (also known as botos) are among the rarest, and most endangered, dolphins in the world. Three of the four known species are listed as “threatened” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The […]
The acrobatic courtship displays of male Golden-collared manakins (Manacus vitellinus) are less energetically costly than they appear, says a group of ornithologists headed by Dr Julia Barske of the University of California. The Golden-collared manakin is a small passerine bird (Pipridae family) found exclusively found in western Colombia and Panama. Male Golden-collared manakins dance and […]
Two wild orcas have been captured by Russian hunters, and are on their way to be displayed in a dolphinarium at the Sochi Winter Olympics. White Sphere, the Russian company behind this, are just looking to make a fast buck from the tourists who will be descending on to Sochi during the Games. All at […]