New images added every month

  Images from previous years on separate pages.

September, October & November 2014

 

Another visit to Yellowstone in September 2014

 

 

A Raven calling


 

American Bison


 

A Bull Bison marks his territory.


 

The amazing Orange Spring Mound


 

 The Sheepeater Cliffs


 

 Whirligig Geyser, Norris Basin, Yellowstone N.P.


 

 Lamar Valley


 

Fall colours - Pebble Creek, Lamar Valley.


 

 Yellowstone Canyon from the brink of the Lower Falls


 

The Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, from Artist Point.



Early morning on the Yellowstone River


 

Fishing Cone, West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone N.P.


 

Gibbon Falls, Yellowstone N.P.


 

 Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone N.P.


 

The Firehole River and run-off from the Excelsior Geyser.


 

Daisy Geyser


 

 Young Bull Bison sparring


 

 Coyote hunting on Fountain Flats


 

Bull Moose crossing a brook, nr Jackson, Wyoming.


 

Cinnamon coloured female Black Bear cools off in the
shallows of the Snake River, nr Jackson, Wyoming. 


 

Pronghorn - the Americas only Antelope


 

 A Bull Elk calling to his herd.


 

 Resting Grey Wolf

 


 

April, May & June 2014

 

Images from my spring visit to Florida:

 

 

Sandhill Crane

 

 

Early morning and a Great Blue Heron looks out of the wetland. 


 

American Bittern

 

 

Great Blue Heron at nest with chick

 

 

Cattle Egret landing 

 

 Double-crested Cormorants dispute a Catfish catch 

 

 

A male Anhinga preening 

 

An Osprey delivering a branch to its nest 

 

 

A beautiful Great Egret in flight 

 

 

A male Anhinga carries foliage back to its nest

 

 

A Reddish Egret hunting for fish, its colours enhanced by the setting sun.

 

 

The Reddish Egret with captured fish.

 

 

A Herring Gull eats a Spider Crab watched by a hungry Turnstone

 

A Brown Pelican prepares to dive 

 


 

February & March 2014

 

More images from my Falklands visit



A beautiful Gentoo Penguin preens its feathers after coming ashore




A Magellanic Penguin carries fresh nesting material to its burrow.

 



Young Bull Southern Elephant Seals sparring

 



Mature Southern Sealion Bull

 

 


Mature Bull Southern Sealion basking on rocks.

 

 

 Black-crowned Night Heron, adult in breeding plumage.

 



Magellanic Oystercatcher displaying.

 



A Magellanic Oystercatcher probing for mussels.

 



Two-banded Plover, adult.

 



Two-banded Plover, parent and chick.

 



Cobb's or Southern House Wren

 



A King Cormorant landing.

 



A Magellanic Penguin with its chicks.

 



The rarest Raptor in the world, the Striated Caracara,
devouring its prey, in this instance a Magellanic chick.

 



Rockhopper Penguins stream ashore at low tide.

 



Coming and going - Rockhopper Penguins.

 


King Penguins on a Falklands beach.

 

 

A pair of magnificent King Penguins standing on the edge of the colony.

 

January 2014

At the beginning of January I made a return visit to The Falkland Islands.

 


Our visit in January was timed to see the young Black-browed Albatross

 

 

The majestic Black-browed Albatross has a wingspan of up to 8 feet.

 

A group of Gentoo Penguin arrive on the beach.

 

 



 

 

Gentoo Penguins make a lot of splashing when they come ashore.



Two Gentoo porpoising 

 

Young Gentoo chase their parent to be be fed.


 

King Cormorant are a very handsome species.

 


King Cormorant carrying material for its nest.

 

 

An adult Striated Caracara surveying the landscape from a rocky outcrop.

 

 

The Falkland Skua - a major predator of eggs and chicks.

 

 

 The Skua has a chick of its own to feed.

 



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