Sitta europaea – Passeriformes – Sittidae – Sittelle torchepot – Prise sur le fait! – Caught in the act!
Parus palustris – Passeriformes – Paridae – La Nonnette – 300 mm + Convert. 1/4 Ici c’est la rafale au /2500è et une bonne lumière naturelle qui m’ont permis ce dernier cliché… Grâce au point rouge sur la tête et au 10ème de seconde d’hésitation de la mésange j’ai obtenu cette netteté… J’étais contente, car […]
Milvus milvus Accipitriformes – Accipitridae The pics here are not re-framed: he is about 9 meters from the mirador. I grab my 300 mm lens and I jump to another opening. The fellow does not notice it coming out, his attention is kept on other birds of prey. That is the closest I can ever […]
Milvus milvus – Accipitridae – Accipitriformes One of the few winterers in our area, south of France. We have set up a feeding station for these birds since last year’s cold spell in Febuary. Indeed for 3 weeks, temperatures had plummeted to -15 and unfortunately, many species of birds were decimated. We managed to help […]
Carduelis carduelis – Passeriformes – Fringillidae. This is the bird that started my passion for birding when I was a kid! I have hand raised a number of Goldfinches but one in particular was very special. He would go to his cage only to sleep and nibble seeds, otherwise he was always with one of […]
Phoenicurus ochruros – Passeriformes – Muscicapidae She swallowed this larva as is, no frying like it’s done in Africa with the Mopani worms, served in some restaurants… I haven’t tried them, although my son has assured me the “delicacy” is a real treat! LOL! Hey, if you consider that “froggies” eat snails… Rouge-Queue femelle Avalée […]
A stroll in the countryside allowed me to encounter 3 beautiful wild animals. Renard et sangliers – Promenade d’hier, 3 belles rencontres!Il y avait longtemps que je n’avais pas vu de renard; celui-ci est magnifique avec une queue très fournie, il semble en pleine forme! Vulpes vulpes (Canidae) – Red Fox – It’s been a […]