Bird Photography in the Falkland Islands

January-February, 2015 We have spent two amazing weeks in the Falkland Islands photographing Rockhopper, Magellanic, Gentoo and King penguins. These birds were our primary target. Falkland Islands have a big variety of other birds too which could be seen on the coast or cliffs, in tussock grass, ponds or wetland areas. Tussock-bird also known as...
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Rockhopper Penguins

January - February, 2015 We have spent two amazing weeks in the Falkland Islands photographing different species of birds and animals, but our primary target was penguins. There are five penguin species breeding on the islands. This blog is about Southern Rockhoppers. Rockhopper penguin is one of the smallest and perhaps the most charismatic pe...
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Magellanic Penguins

January-February, 2015 Magellanic was the first penguin we saw in the Falkland Islands. They are wide spread and easily spotted. A few of them we even noticed near an "airport" runway in Saunders island (white shed is an airport base). In fact, Magellanic penguins are only found around the Falkland Islands (population 100,000 pairs) and South...
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Gentoo Penguins in Falkland Islands

January - February, 2015 Gentoo penguins are the third largest from all 17 penguin species behind Emperor and King penguins. The total world breeding population is over 300,000 pairs. The Falkland Islands hold 21,500 breeding pairs. We photographed Gentoo at three locations: Sea Lion Island, Saunders and Volunteer Point. Sea Lion island hold...
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King Penguins

January - February, 2015 We recently returned from the Falkland Islands. It is a fascinating place and definitely worth visiting if you are a nature lover. There are five penguin species breeding on the islands. This blog is about King penguins. When people think of penguins, typically they have the Emperor in their minds. King penguin is very...
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Seals in Falkland Islands

January-February, 2015 Sea Lion Island - t he most southerly and isolated inhabitant island - was our first destination in the Falklands. We stayed here for four nights and truly enjoyed every minute of it. The place holds more than 90% of the Falklands Southern Elephant Seal population and is the most important breeding spot in the Islands. T...
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Wildlife in Falkland Islands

January-February, 2015 Everything started from a conversation with a keen photographer John whom we met in the park couple of years ago. John mentioned his recent trip to the Falkland Islands and gave his website address to check his brilliant photos. Sometime later when we were searching for information about remote wildlife locations the name...
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Deer photography

November, 2014 When autumn comes and October approaching, we have a few things to look forward. Deer photography during the rut is definitely on top of the list. This time of year is full of amazing action and dramatic scenes. It would be a shame to miss it. This year autumn was warm with temperatures well above average. Unfortunately with such...
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Poliarinės lapės (Arctic foxes)

Liepa, 2014 m. Poliarinės lapės (Vulpes Lagopus) aptinkamoms Arkties bei tundros regionuose, kurie driekiasi per šiaurinę Europą, šiaurinę Aziją bei Šiaurės Ameriką. Europoje Islandija išsiskiria poliarinių lapių gausa. Į šią vulkaninę salą poliarinės lapės atkeliavo ledu paskutinio ledynmečio pabaigoje ir šiuo metu ši ų gyvūnų skaičius siekia api...
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Šetlando salos (Shetland Islands)

Atoki gamta, kvapą gniaužiantys statūs ir uolėti krantai, gausios ir itin triukšmingos jūrinių paukščių kolonijos. Taip būtų galima apibūdinti Šetlando salas - salyną Britų salose, kurio krantus iš rytų skalauja Šiaurės jūra, o iš vakarų – Atlanto vandenynas. Artimiausi kaimynai – norvegai. Jie už 360 km į rytus. Farerų salos nutolusios 365 km į ši...
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Arctic Foxes in Iceland

July, 2014 We’ve just got back from a memorable trip to Iceland. The journey started great, later it got worse but to our big relieve it had a very happy ending. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve was our base for the biggest part of our trip in Iceland. It is a largely unspoiled and untouched place in the northernmost part of Iceland's West fjords peni...
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Red Kite Photography, England

April, 2014 Chilterns is one of the best places to see the Red Kite (Milvus milvus) in England and is definitely well worth visiting. We have spent several days photographing this beautiful bird. It was a peaceful break just couple of hours away from London. For more than 400 years the Red Kite was killed as vermin and became extinct in England a...
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Eurasian Sparrowhawk

March, 2014 Dumfries and Galloway on the Scottish borders we've reached after 7 hours of travelling by tube, bus and three trains. Finally in Castle Douglas we were met by Alan McFadyen who brought us brilliant news – good Sparrowhawk activity in his site. Over the course of three days we were hoping to photograph male, female and juvenile Sparrow...
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Deer Photography During the Rut

October, 2013 Red deer photography during the annual rutting season is a truly thrilling experience. This year we were a bit worried that we have missed it as we had to make a trip abroad. Luckily, ten days later the mating season was not over. The weather didn't cooperate with us very well but we can not complain too much with the results....
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Wildlife in Shetland Islands

July, 2013 After amazing time photographing puffins in Fair Isle, the rest of our time in Shetland we decided to spend in Noss, Bressay, Lerwick, Mousa and Sumburgh. Noss is a small, previously inhabited island off the east coast of Bressay. Last year we could not make a trip to this tiny island because of the poor weather and rough sea. This y...
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