The Pantanal has, over the past few years, become one of the most popular places in the Americas for viewing wildlife. The 147 km long drive along the Transpantaneira Highway is often described as the best road in the world to spot wildlife. The road links the city of Poconé and the village of Porto […]
Finally found time to edit part of the many images I took during my trip to Brazil. In this batch I will post the better photos I took in the Pantanal. I did try to document as many species as possible, but many of these photos aren’t worthy of blogging. All photos are on my […]
Scavenging birds play a vital role in our ecosystems, they clean up carcasses before they have time to rot. Without scavengers, rotting carcasses would become hubs for harmful pathogens. Vultures specialise in eating carrion and are highly efficient at cleaning up a carcass. But many other birds, like crows and eagles, will also scavenge if […]
Fácil de identificar por su gran tamaño y comportamiento el Carancho sea quizás la rapaz más conocida de nuestra fauna; junto a los Chimangos tal vez sean de los mas abundantes. Infaltable al costado de las rutas de nuestro país alimentándose de los animales atropellados por los vehículos cumpliendo por ello una muy importante función […]
This morning I drove out to Brumley Rd looking for birds to add to my year list. Top on my list were Summer Tanager (missed), Red-eyed Vireo (found), and Yellow-throated Vireo (found). But perhaps the best moment of the morning was when this Crested Caracara flew up on a fence post. It was so close, […]
Over the last several years, in a number of photography forums I follow, I kept seeing wonderful images from several of the photography ranches in south Texas. Each year I would say, I need to get down there. Well, last summer I decided to plan the trip. I asked three of my photog friends if […]
Tanto calor hacía en horas de la siesta que hasta los Caranchos estaban con fiaca para moverse, cuando me bajé del auto para abrir una de las tranqueras este Carancho se quedó perchando en el poste a menos de 3 metros de distancia del lugar en donde yo estaba parado, lindo acercamiento para la foto.