Gudrun's photos with the Bird

Red Eye (2x PiP)

Red Eye (2x PiP)
Saturday Self Challenge (SSC): Eyes

Went to the zoo and braved the Halloween crowds to find some birds' eyes. The pink pelicans were the nearest I could get, inset kookaburra, peacock

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Added on November  4, 2017

Elegance

Elegance
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Added on August  1, 2017

Gyps fulvus

Gyps fulvus
Griffon vulture/ Gänsegeier in der Wilhelma

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Added on July 18, 2017

Laguna Colorada

Laguna Colorada
Laguna Colorada, located at 4278m in SW Bolivia, is one of the main breeding grounds of James's flamingoes

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James%27s_flamingo
Added on January 23, 2017

Duckling (PiP)

Duckling (PiP)
NOT the Sunday Challenge: Duckling on the "Wilhelma" lily pond
Added on August 28, 2016

Storks (PiP)

Storks (PiP)
The Sunday Challenge (TSC): BIRDS/BIRD -Living birds, not dead or ornaments

These wild storks made our zoo "Wilhelma" their home. They enjoy the easy life with abundant food- it remains to be seen whether they will migrate to Africa in the winter. Their…
Added on August 28, 2016

Pygoscelis papua

Pygoscelis papua
Gentoo and chicks on Cuverville Island. Cuverville has one of the largest breeding colonies with 6500 pairs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentoo_penguin

Eselspinguine auf Cuverville Island, wo eine der größten Kolonien mit 6500 Brutpaaren zu finden ist. de.wiki…
Added on August  9, 2016

Shall I jump back in?

Shall I jump back in?
We saw this Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua) during a Zodiac tour of Errera Channel between Danco and Cuverville Island.
Added on July 21, 2016

Was guckst du? (PiP)

Was guckst du? (PiP)
Grey herons have made Stuttgart's zoological-botanical garden their home, breeding on the old trees and fishing in the river Neckar nearby. They are not averse to stealing fish when the sealions are fed;-)

In Stuttgarts Wilhelma nistet eine Kolonie Graur…
Added on July 19, 2016

Watchful (PiP)

Watchful (PiP)
Lihou Island (with L'Erée headland) is Guernsey's only Ramsar site. Because access to Lihou is only possible at very low tide gulls breed virtually everywhere and visitors must take care not to step on them.
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Added on January 19, 2016

Torres

Torres
"Papa Choique" on the other side of the road from his chicks, against the backdrop of the granite needles of Torres del Paine.
HFF everybody! ( I'm away on an Iper -meeting but will catch up next week)
Added on October 29, 2015

Choique chicks

Choique chicks
A group of young Darwin's rheas (rhea pennata , called choique in Patagonia). The males incubate the eggs and look after the young- in this case the male was just on the other side of the road.
10-Week Picture Projects: Textures, Week 9 - Feathery
Added on October 29, 2015

Sea eagle (PiP)

Sea eagle (PiP)
White-tailed sea-eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), taken on a sea eagle safari with MS Orca in Øyhellsundet, Lofoten. The birds are lured by fish thrown into the water.
See inset photos!
Added on September  8, 2015

Arica Harbour (PiP)

Arica Harbour (PiP)
Pelicans (pelecanus thagus) waiting at at Arica harbour for fishing boats to come in. On the landward side sat a juvenile night heron.

HFF!
Added on August 21, 2015

Dancing round the Union Jack (PiP)

Dancing round the Union Jack (PiP)
Gentoos at Port Lockroy with Mount William on Anvers Island in the background.
The behaviour and breeding success of the gentoos on Port Lockroy has been studied over many years now. The presence of humans doesn't seem to have a negative effect on them, o…
Added on August 13, 2015

Guardians of Port Lockroy (PiP)

Guardians of Port Lockroy (PiP)
Port Lockroy (Historic Site and Monument No. 61 under the Antarctic Treaty) was established on Goudier Island in 1944 under Operation Tabarin.

See inset photos!
Added on August 12, 2015

Neko Harbour

Neko Harbour
Neko Harbour is an inlet of Andvord Bay on the western coast of Graham Land. It was the only point where we set foot on Antarctic mainland, all the other landing places were on islands.
Our expedition ship MS Polar Star can be seen anchored in the bay.
Added on July  8, 2015

Hungry!

Hungry!
Jougla Point: Gentoo chick being fed by its parent with regurgitated krill and squid.
Added on July  5, 2015