Gudrun's photos with the Bird

Fulmarus glacialis (2xPiP)

Fulmarus glacialis (2xPiP)
Fulmars on the east coast of Tjörnes peninsula

Eissturmvögel an der Ostküste der Tjörnes-Halbinsel



Tjörnes east coast and Öxarfjörður
Added on September 16, 2018

Skoruvíkurbjarg (3xPiP)

Skoruvíkurbjarg (3xPiP)
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.

Die Klippen…
Added on September  8, 2018

Sand eels, anyone? (2xPiP)

Sand eels, anyone? (2xPiP)
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.
www.east.is/en/inspiration/places/nature/hafnarholmi

Einer der besten Orte, um P…
Added on August 16, 2018

Elephant seals and giant petrels (2xPiP)

Elephant seals and giant petrels (2xPiP)
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…
Added on July 21, 2018

Skua enjoying the view (PiP)

Skua enjoying the view (PiP)
On top of the hill at Neko Harbour not only the skua enjoyed the perfect Antarctic summer's day (see note)
Added on July 18, 2018

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

www.wilhelma.de
Added on November  4, 2017

Elegance

Elegance
www.wilhelma.de
Added on August  1, 2017

Gyps fulvus

Gyps fulvus
Griffon vulture/ Gänsegeier in der Wilhelma

www.wilhelma.de
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

rsis.ramsar.org/ris/489
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.
rsis.ramsar.org/ris/1608
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