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Resting Juvenile Bar-tailed Godwit in Western Alaska

I’d like to share this video for those not fortunate enough to experience the Bar-tailed Godwit in person. I find that video is a great way to begin some familiarity with the species, and serves a higher purpose than still photos for invoking on the viewer the experience of observing such a stately bird. 177 more words

New on 500px : Side by Side by BrendonCremer

Two Emerald Spotted Doves drinking side by side from one of the bird bath hides, as the sun rises on another great day in the Bush. 17 more words


Pilansberg for the day............

A bird spotting outing with friends, aka SANParks Honorary Rangers (http://www.sanparksvolunteers.org/) provided as many bird spotting opportunities as game viewing! A chance meeting with Mam Elli and her kids at the rivers edge provided some great opportunities. 44 more words


Silhouette - WP Weekly Photo Challenge

A heavy pall of smoke in the atmosphere provided beautiful light to capture silhouetted flamingos feeding in Chari-Dhand wetland conservation reserve Gujerat, India
The WP weekly photo challenge is “silhouette.”



A tall forest tree is a cockatoo’s home 
So why must I stay in this cage all alone? 
I’m bored, sad and lonely with nothing to do,  176 more words


Water and Winter-Weekly Fun Foto Challenge

Yellow Water in winter, Kakadu National Park, tropical northern Australia.

The skies are blue, the sun shines, temperatures hover in the low 30s celcius, yet it’s winter, the dry season. 17 more words