More monkey business

  Yeah – might have to rename this the all-monkey blog. I sure do have a lot of monkey shots. This is a wild macaque that roams around a roadside attraction called The Catfish Farm outside Ao Nang in Thailand. He’s grown fond of the owners of the place and doesn’t seem to mind theirContinue reading “More monkey business”

The New Zealand Dotterel

  I’ve had a fair bit of luck photographing native birds lately. This is the New Zealand Dotterel, highly endangered with a mere 1700 birds still wading the the shoreline in the wild. They nest in the sand, leaving their eggs and young vulnerable to all the intruders that have taken up residency in thisContinue reading “The New Zealand Dotterel”

Yellow crested cockatoo

I think if someone who knew about such things were to analyse my current state of mind, they would probably suggest that I am yearning for some kind of freedom that eludes me. I can’t recall another time in my life when I was so obsessed with birds. I’m no ornithologist – but I amContinue reading “Yellow crested cockatoo”

Bringing up Baby

Just one more irresistable photo of the Takahes… They are very tender with each other and share food. Here a parent feeds the chick the supplemental food provided for them. Somehow I missed this photo yesterday when I was posting. It’s actually a smallish crop (thank god for the full frame sensor on the 5DContinue reading “Bringing up Baby”