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.
We are delighted to announce the winners of our most recent “Best Photo of the Week” Competition. Walter Baliero wins First Prize for his outstanding image “Many-colored Rush Tyrant”. Raj Dhage wins Second Prize with “Vine Snake” and Dana Allen wins Third Prize with “Singing to the Sun”. See images below with links to the […]
As I always say, best results of taking pictures are when we do the thing that we know to do best: wait. After a lot of shoots on this subject finally he gave me a fraction of second on this perch posing for me. This is the best-coloured bird in the whole Chilean territory. Very […]
You may be surprised to learn that our global team of wildlife photographers and authors published more than 1,500 articles last year in promoting the cause of wildlife conservation. Although we’re already well into 2013, it is certainly not too late to review the successes from last year. Several of the more popular articles were […]
We are pleased to announce the winners of our most recent “Best Photo of the Week” Competition. Walter Baliero wins First Prize for his outstanding photo “Elaenia Albiceps Chilensis”. John Andrew Wright wins Second Prize with “White-naped Cranes at Dawn” and Glenn Bartley wins Third Prize with “Andean Avocet”. See images below with links to […]
I was waiting for a hummingbird when this Fio Fio (Elaenia albiceps chilensis) perches on this flower. Suddenly the wasp appears attracting his attention. Result: unexpected meal. Note: Thanks very much to all who votes for my “Andean hummingbird” for best photo of the year 2012.
The Picaflor Cordillerano (Oreotrochilus leucopleurus) is one of the six species of hummingbirds of Chile and the most colorful of them all. Is not easy to find and even harder to photograph. To achieve my purpose I needed to explore various environments where the birds might be nesting, perhaps on the roof of a small […]