Free and easy – The Galapagos Islands fits in that description.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wildlife Wildlife – we will not survive without it. My contribution for Cee is four bird species. From the Galápagos Islands – a young Red-footed Booby and a yellow warbler. And, from my winter garden – a bullfinch and a great tit. Both sitting in my old apple tree.
Who does not love birds? For Cee this week – a nesting stork on top of an old church ruin in Spain. I love those big birds of prey, like the Harpy. Frightening but beautiful. They call this bird the most cruel bird of prey. Eagle owls are very big – and beautiful – too. […]Read Post ›
Paula’s Trio! Not half as cute as her puffins…but they inspired me.
Most photos this month were from the Galapagos Islands and our beautiful ship – Cachalote – Here are some of my favorites. In the header, me and my lovely mockingbird! Volcanic Islands all of them – and here at Sullivan Bay – strikingly beautiful. My absolute favorites on this trip were the iguanas – especially […]Read Post ›
So, we are asked by Paula at Lost in Translation, to post again – our best shot from 2017. My choice are the few shots of Elliot’s Storm Petrel that I managed to catch from our boat in the Galapagos Islands. Long waiting and hundreds of shots – made for these two dancers. One photo […]Read Post ›
Maybe it was me being cheeky, trying to take photos of him eating…but he sized me up with his beady eyes, flashed his imposing crest – and kept eating. The Eurasian hoopoe is a real beauty.
Mmm…tonight I’m feeling blue. So…I will return to one of the velvet blue mornings in the Galápagos archipelago. Blue, oh, so blue…this last morning of our great adventure. Early morning, Galápagos, Santa Cruz, leaving our ship in the pangas. heading for the mangroves, the birds and the turtles. Blue- footed Boobies, shining – waiting for […]Read Post ›