Archive | “November, 2015

Western Banded Snake Eagle in #Senegal #Raptors #Photography

Published November 24, 2015 in Field Notes

‪#‎challengeonnaturephotography‬ 7 nature photos and 7 nominations in 7 days This is Day 3 of my ‪#‎challengeonnaturephotograph‬. Thanks to Bill Eden and Chris Mills for their nomination. This picture shows a Western Banded Snake Eagle in the river Gambia, Senegal. I love that country and I have a great interest on doing more work over there. The people are lovely, the birding is fantastic and there’s so much to see and discover. Let me know if you have an interest on traveling to Senegal! This time I want to do a double nomination to Vydiasagar Premkumar and Aarathi Vidyasagar for […]

Read the full post

Lysimnia Tigerwing, Mechanitis lysimnia macrinus #PanamaButterflies

Published November 23, 2015 in Field Notes

‪#‎challengeonnaturephotography‬ 7 nature photos and 7 nominations in 7 days This is Day 2 of my ‪#‎challengeonnaturephotograph‬. Thanks to Bill Eden and Chris Mills for their nomination! These are Lysimnia Tigerwing, Mechanitis lysimnia macrinus, from Panama. Thanks to Jenn Sinasac for the ID! I nominate Johanna Holldack for the #challengeonnaturephotography, an accomplished photographer that enjoys all kinds of nature photography and has some really strong portraits too! Now it’s up to Johanna to post a new image each day for 7 days, tag me in the post, and nominate a new person each day by tagging them.

Read the full post

Trumpeter finches in #Morocco #challengeonnaturephotography

Published November 22, 2015 in Field Notes

#challengeonnaturephotography 7 nature photos and 7 nominations in 7 days This is Day 1 of my #challengeonnaturephotograph. Thanks to Bill Eden for his nomination and kind words. My first picture was taken in Morocco, a small flock of Trumpeter Finch drinking from a small puddle near Merzouga. I take the opportunity to tell that there’s a Whitehawk birding tour next March/April and there are still 3 spaces left! I nominate Vivek Khanzode for the #challengeonnaturephotography, an accomplished photographer that specializes on bird photography. During the short time I’ve spent with him, I learned a lot just watching him dealing with […]

Read the full post

Another view from top of Famara #CanaryIslands #Photography

Published November 19, 2015 in Field Notes

A few days ago I posted a picture of the Chinijo Archipelago from the top of the Famara cliffs. From the very same spot I took this other picture looking to Caleta de Famara and Soo. Mario and I had to wait for days for the weather to improve, but once the Calima and the clouds cleared up, we had some incredible afternoon light. We also had the chance to see several Eleonora’s and Barbary Falcons from that site, one of my favorite places in Lanzarote, for sure.

Read the full post