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
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…
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.