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  • Melodyanne
    Bringing in the Birds

    by Melodyanne | 22nd of April, 2016

    Blue Birds are beautiful, but shy . . . they feed in my lawn regularly and I wanted very much to capture a few photos of them. The question was how to get close enough with the camera gear I own to get a good picture. First I established a feeding area near my house. I... More
  • Andreistancu
    The Danube Delta, Romania - photo and relaxation

    by Andreistancu | 29th of March, 2016

    For anyone who wants a few days relaxing with beautiful landscapes, wildlife observation and local habits, the Danube Delta it’s the right place. In it’s way to the Black Sea, the Danube ( Europe's second-longest river) forms three main branches, Chilia, Sulina and Sfantul... More
  • Milllda
    Spring flood in Lithuania

    by Milllda | 17th of March, 2016

    Flood in Lithuania start when the biggesst lithuanian river Nemunas overflows from coast. Flood in Silute Region is typical only in this region. Rarely flood happens in winter or autumn. In this time many meadows and small roads are in water. Returning or migrating birds... More
  • Physi28
    Hunters with wings

    by Physi28 | 17th of March, 2016

    Among all bird-groups, Raptors or Birds of Prey are the ones who attract the attention of many bird-lovers as well as the songbirds of course which are well-known to most people from our gardens. Raptors are specialised in hunting other birds, mammals, reptiles and even... More
  • Physi28
    Birds of the Peruvian amazon rainforest

    by Physi28 | 13th of March, 2016

    Yesterday's sale was this amazing White-chinned Jacamar (Galbula tombacea) of the deep Peruvian rainforest where I have been lucky to shoot in two occasions during the last years. Conditions are tough as even during the "dry" season rain showers may be expected at any time... More
  • Physi28
    The Greylag Goose

    by Physi28 | 10th of March, 2016

    The Greylag Goose (Anser anser) is the european wild form of our domestic goose. This is an extremely intelligent, social bird which has played an important role in the relation of man and domestic animals. Everybody will remember the wonderful story (hundred per cent true... More
  • Physi28
    The Chiffchaff

    by Physi28 | 10th of March, 2016

    The Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) is one of our most well-known warblers and it belongs to the Leaf warbler group. According to the Wikipedia distribution map, in the Iberian Peninsula it only occurs during wintertime but I can't confirm this point as I have made photos... More
  • Info70962
    Getting ready for spring

    by Info70962 | 5th of March, 2016

    As the buds on the trees come out here in BC which is unreal having just recently moved from Quebec where the snow is still falling the animals come out and become more active. I set out to capture the amazing hummingbirds.         I have gone from shooting... More
  • Physi28
    The useless Primadona

    by Physi28 | 3rd of March, 2016

    As it happens among birds, in most cases the males look simply much more spectacular than the females which has an easy explanation. Males (not only among birds..) often pass their time, specially before the reproductive season, dedicated to an exhibition of their beauty... More
  • Physi28
    Too typical, kitsch?

    by Physi28 | 3rd of March, 2016

    Winter 2013 in the Picos de Europa, Castilla y Leon (Spain), we had a nice snowfall at the hides of Wild Watching Spain and the passerine species coming to the feeders were the dream of a wildlife photographer. Bullfinches were also present, beautiful males and females on... More
  • Physi28
    Goldfinch

    by Physi28 | 3rd of March, 2016

    Some months ago I visited the hides of Natura Prop in northern Catalonia. A recently opened hide offered passerine birds in a beginning success story. Goldfinches were plenty around and the clever idea of sticking several thistle plants (cardus) whose seeds are the favourites... More
  • Physi28
    Birds of Catalonia

    by Physi28 | 18th of February, 2016

    During the last days I made some sales which had native birds of Catalonia as a subject. They were neither made at the same place nor at the same time but I am grouping them together.   The Spotted Crake is a rather shy and difficult to observe bird which likes swamps... More
  • Physi28
    The rats of the sky

    by Physi28 | 18th of February, 2016

    One of the most well-known and common birds here in Europe and around the world is our common House Sparrow. In Spain they are sometimes called "The rats of the Sky". For how long it will be common is the question however as scientists are observing an alarming decrease... More
  • Physi28
    Again: post and sale!

    by Physi28 | 18th of February, 2016

    A week ago I was posting about my new strategy of posting about all the sales and uploads I was making here at Dreamstime. I had noticed that an image which had been sold and which was commented on one of my blogs had been sold again after a few days. Today the same happened... More
  • Info70962
    Something about hummingbirds

    by Info70962 | 15th of February, 2016

      I saw a blog post recently about hummingbirds and wanted to share a little insight onto the work that goes on behind capturing these kinds of images. Its now nighttime, the only part of the day I can seem to get away from the camera, edit photographs and go over my... More
  • Mabelsmith
    Why People Love Bird Watching?

    by Mabelsmith | 13th of February, 2016

      In a photographer’s world birds will surely have a nice place of their own as that’s the connection between. But interesting thing is that bird watching is just about the most well-known hobbies in the world too. I would like to share something about bird watching... More
  • Physi28
    The super-sellers

    by Physi28 | 10th of February, 2016

    If you ask me I can only say that among all bird species, Hummingbirds are the best sellers by far. It may be because to begin with, they are most of them beautiful elegant creatures with an amazing style of flight (but this can't be seen on a pic, isn't it?) and among the... More
  • Physi28
    Malachite Jewel

    by Physi28 | 10th of February, 2016

    In 2011 I made a trip to the Gambia and this relatively little west-african country, much as it can't boast with the "Big Five" of the east-african national parks, is however a paradise for birdwatchers and photographers. A quite safe place surrounded by the much bigger... More
  • Physi28
    Under the aeroplanes

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    Many people don't know that around Barcelona international airport of El Prat we find one of the finest nature reserves in Catalonia, the Llobregat delta nature reserve. Facing the sea on the left side the aeroplanes constantly land and from the right side they take off with... More
  • Physi28
    The tiniest and endemic too!

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    In 2014 I had the opportunity to visit again the Island of Cuba which is a very attractive destination for wildlife photographers. Besides of the beautiful beaches, excellent rum and friendly cubans the island boasts with quite a number of endemic birds. Among all of the... More

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