The cliffs of Skoruvíkurbjarg and the rock Stóri Karl are home to the second largest breeding colony of northern gannets in Iceland. The cliffs also house large numbers of (Brünnichs) guillemots as well as puffins, kittiwakes and razorbills.
On of the best places to watch puffins is at Hafnarhólmi in Borgarfjörður Eystri! The photos are cropped but you can get closer to the birds there than in most other places.
Antarctic wildlife at Walker Bay/ Hannah Point on Livingston Island.
Juvenile male elephant seals resting on the black lava sands of Walker Bay with Giant Petrels nesting nearby.
At Hannah Point and neighbouring Walker Bay there are also breeding colonie…
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;-)
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.
"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)
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