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I have added some images of common birds that you see every day but do not tend to notice them.
Raptors are beautiful and intriguing creatures, the epitome of wildness and freedom; their very existence adds quality to our lives. These beautiful birds are residents of The Raptor Trust, one of the premier wild bird rehabilitation centers in the United States,recognized as a leader in the fields of raptor conservation and avian rehabilitation. Many birds are cared for and released back into the wild; those who injuries are severe live out their lives at the facility.
The proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) or long-nosed monkey,is a reddish-brown arboreal Old World monkey that is endemic to the southeast Asian island of Borneo.The proboscis monkey is a large species, being one of the largest monkey species native to Asia.Proboscis monkeys generally live in groups composed of one adult male, some adult females and their offspring.The proboscis monkey is endemic to the island of Borneo.
Floriade is an annual event not just a few flower beds. It's 7 years since I last took the camera. This year's theme is "Life in Bloom". There is a bit of a carnival and a lot of visitors. So I captured some of that as well as the flowers themselves.
Burano Travel Photography
Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy; like Venice itself, it is an archipelago of 4 islands linked by bridges. It is a popular travel destination known for its lace work and brightly coloured homes which are popular with artists. The colours of the houses follow a specific system originating from the golden age of its development; if someone wishes to paint their home, one must send a request to the government. These photos showcase the colours and details of the island.
Croatia is popular not only among tourists, but also among photographers. Especially Istria with its beautiful landscape, but also Dalmatia with its barren landscape is very attractive for photographers.
Burketown, Gulf of Carpentaria
Burketown is located on the Savannah Way, one of the world's great transcontinental road journeys for adventure travellers. Burketown is 2,115km to the north west of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, and 2,100km from Darwin. Burketown is known as the Barramundi Capital of Australia, and is home to the spectacular Morning Glory Cloud. The Morning Glory clouds attract people from across the globe.
North Beach Moods
Images at various times of day, various activities, early morning through to sunset and different weather conditions at North Beach, West Australia
The Eastern State Penitentiary, also known as ESP, is a former American prison in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. and was operational from 1829 until 1971. Home to such notorious criminals such as Al Capone, it is now a U.S. National Historic Landmark and is kept as a "preserved ruin."
Targa High Country
Targa High Country has been established for many years now. It is based around Mansfield in Victoria and famously finishes exuberantly at the top of Mt Buller. This year was well supported by a Porsche club and Lotus as well as the usual rally crowd. The "Targafest" meet and greet in Mansfield on Saturday evening is popular too. This year's surprise was the 5cm of snow on top of Mt Buller on Sunday morning! This is just a tiny sample of my images, contact me for more.
These images capture sandsurfing, or sandboarding, in the dunes of Dubai and South Africa. It is a recreational activity and takes place on sand dunes rather than snow-covered mountains.
Kakadu National Park, Indigenous Rock Art
Kakadu National Park contains one of the greatest concentrations of rock art sites in the world and constitutes one of the longest historical records of any group of people. A major international cultural resource, the signiï¬cance of Kakaduâ€™s art sites is recognized in the parkâ€™s United Nations World Heritage listing.
Arnhem Land, Cape Don Lighthouse and fishing destination
The 28 meter high Cape Don Lighthouse was constructed in 1917, named in compliment to Lieutenant General Sir Gorge Don. There was the urgent need of a lighthouse, as the passage between the peninsula and Melville Island to Darwin was unlit. Cape Don Lighthouse was automated in 1983 and since then has been operated by solar cells. The sparkling blue waters around Cape Don are renowned for light tackle sport fishing. Colorful cliff-lines, pristine beaches, mangroves and magnificent sunsets.
Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
Pristine white sandy beaches, colorful cliff-lines and sparkling blue waters with rich marine life, are just some of the draw cards of this magnificent Park. A fishermanâ€™s delight with a wide variety of fish inhabiting these coastal waters. You also find mangroves, rain forest patches, swamps, lagoons and coral reefs. It protects rare species such as the Dugong and six marine turtles and is also home to the worldâ€™s largest wild herd of Banteng (Indonesian cattle), an endangered species in th
Arnhem Land Crabbing with indigenous family
Tourist enjoying a day out with indigenous family crabbing in remote Arnhem Land. Deep blue waters, pristine white beaches, colorful cliffs, mangroves, lagoons and rainforest patches are just some of the wonders of this remarkable country.
The surrounding bay is quite beautiful with it's elusive Southern Wright Whales,Humpback Whales and Seals Australian and New Zealand fur seals in separate coves.
Head of Bight
Head of Bight, a must do for any traveler who passes by this iconic natural birthing and playground to the Southern Wright Whale. The Whale center is a popular stop point, one visit the number of 4Wd and Caravans was over 25. The whale viewing platform is brilliant and gives access to thousands of tourists each season. The whales are amazing we spent many enjoyable hours watching these mammoths of the sea and there young. 5 meters long at birth 600 liters of milk from the mother each day.
Spring Bulbs and Gardens
A collection of photos of spring bulbs, and flowering bulbs. Including vistas of masses of colourful tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, glorious spring gardens at Keukenhof, Holland, woodland glades and close up photos of individual blooms. Sunny springtime garden photographs.
Mary River National Park
The wide expanses of Mary River National Park protects part of the Mary River catchment, where floodplains, billabongs, woodlands, paperbark and monsoon forests provide visitors with excellent opportunities for wildlife watching, fishing, four-wheel driving, bushwalking and photography. You are likely to spot prehistoric looking saltwater and freshwater crocodiles, an amazing array of birdlife and an abundance of wildflowers. Not to forget the sunsets are stunning.
Katherine Gorge, Nitmiluk, Dreamtime, Cruise
A trip to the Northern Territory is not complete without visiting the spectacular Nitmiluk Gorge. Open all year round, it features some of the most stunning gorge scenery in the Northern Territory, with raging waterfalls, a myriad of wildlife and breathtaking views of the Jawoyn country. Nitmiluk Gorge winds along 12km of sheer rock extending more than 70m high. Consisting of 13 seperate gorges, Nitmiluk Gorge is a maze of waterways sculpted from the sandstone over countless millennia by the Kat
Bitexco Financial Tower
Saigon's most recognized building, the Bitexco Financial Tower dominates the skyline.
Plants and Flowers
The macro photography is fascinating. i like the colors and the sharp details.
Sculptures at Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney Australia
Rookwood Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Sydney. There is an an annual sculptures display in the cemetery amongst the old graves. This light box show a number of black and white photos which add a certain atmosphere to the display
Tibet - Everest and Kangshung valley photos
The Kangshung face of Everest is one of the routes to climb Everest mountain. The trek to the base camp is up a lush valley where Teak trees grow. As you approach the base camp you walk along a glacier with spectacular mountains dwarfing everything around. With a lots of rain the clouds often shroud the mountains of Lhotse, Everest and some lesser known peaks, allowing some interesting images of the peaks.
Mission Beach Sunrise
Mission Beach undoubtedly is one of the most unique and picturesque places along the North Queensland coastline. Mission Beach boasts 14 kilometers of unspoiled palm fringed beach, overlooking more than 20 tropical islands offshore. A perfect scenery for stunning sunrises.
Boodjamulla, Lawn Hill Gorge National Park
Lawn Hill National Park is one of Queensland's most scenic national parks. Situated within the remote north-west highlands of Queensland, the park features spectacular gorge country, sandstone ranges and World Heritage fossils. Boodjamulla lies on ancient sandstone of the Constance Range, between the Barkly Tablelands to the south-west and the black soils of the Gulf Savanna Plains to the east. Lawn Hill Creek and the Gregory and OShanassy rivers flow all year round.
striking colorful flowers, create your tropical paradise at home
Canadian Geese or Branta canadensis.
Educational and visual images of Canadian Geese a year round species in the state of Utah one of the Pacific Flyway States. Waterfowl Images of geese in flight also nesting, summer and winter images of geese going about their daily routines. Nature behavior of wetland geese as they are in the marsh and along rivers and other waterways in the western United States.
Nestled in the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge contains the oldest, continuously surviving rainforest on earth. Just one hectare of the 120,000 hectare forest can contain over 30,000 species of plants and animals. Considered by many to be the evolutionary cradle for much of Australiaâ€™s plant and wildlife species, the forest has managed to survive for over 135 million years and, with the right protection, is expected to thrive for generations to come.
Abstract images from various man made or natural sources. They have interesting shapes or textures and can be used in many different ways, including basic art work.
Painting with Light - Fireworks
A colourful selection of images all created from fireworks.
Porcupine Gorge National Park
Covering an area of 5410ha, Porcupine Gorge National Park extends for more than 25kms along Porcupine Creek and includes surrounding open woodland and grassland. The creek has carved an impressive canyon that reveals strata of sedimentary rocks spanning hundreds of millions of years. In the wider section of the gorge the eroding action of the creek has also created the Pyramid, an isolated monolith of multicoloured sandstone rising from the floor of the gorge, shaped as its name suggests.
Tropical Mission Beach
Mission Beach is a popular tourist and wedding destination. A topical paradise with 14 kilometers unspoiled, palm fringed beach and over 20 islands offshore. Provided stinger nets allow a refreshing swim in the turquoise waters of the Coral Sea. Mission Beach offers the closest access along the Eastern Coast to the Great Barrier Reef. The world heritage listed rainforests of Mission Beach are home to the endangered cassowaries, beautiful, rare and flightless birds.
Great Horned Owls adults and young owlets nesting and perched in trees.
Great Horned Owls found in all states in the United States this nocturnal bird hunts in forests and urban farmlands it has been found in city parks and other rural areas. Educational views and nesting situations about how this Owl survives and thrives in a world where population has intruded into its hunting grounds.
Cobbold Gorge Cruise
Cobbold Gorge is situated along the Savannah Way, 90 km south of Georgetown. Spectacular Sandstone Cliffs overlook the deep gorge with its permanent waterholes. There's no better way to grasp the uniqueness of the narrow gorge with its majestic, 30 m sheer walls than to get up-close-and-personal with it. A boat cruise of the gorge will be an unforgettable highlight of your trip to Outback Queensland. There's every chance of seeing freshwater crocodiles.
Landscapes of Madagascar
Beautiful, scenic Madagascar.
Sailboats off the Coast of Madagascar
This gallery is made up of images of the colorful and varied sailboats one can find plying the waters of the Mozambique Channel off the west coast of Madagascar.
This is a collection of some of my favorite captures of "childhood." Oh, to be young again!
Trakai Castle, Lithuania
Trakai Island Castle (Lithuanian: TrakÅ³ salos pilis) is an island castle located in Trakai, Lithuania on an island in Lake GalvÄ—. The construction of the stone castle was begun in the 14th century by KÄ™stutis, and around 1409 major works were completed by his son Vytautas the Great, who died in this castle in 1430. Trakai was one of the main centres of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the castle held great strategic importance.
Wildlife in the Canberra suburbs. I live across from a pond used to protect the Murrumbidgee from storm water pollution. It proves you don't need to go to exotic locations and sit in hides for days with 600mm lenses to get good wildlife images. I took these shots over 3 weeks on about 7 hourish walks around Stranger pond. These all have wings but other Aussie animals are there too. Some shots were only 100-150 meters from my front door; even the shots of the Egret catching the carp.
Mule Deer life in the winter.
Mule Deer in the Rocky Mountains specifically in Utah the winter in the fall of 2016 and the winter of 2017 Utah had a snowpack of 175% of normal the high mountains accumulated in some areas over 400 inches of snow this large amount of snow created hardship for the Mule Deer forcing them down to winter ranges not used in many years and the local division of wildlife resources had to start a feeding program to help the deer survive. This is a group of Mule Deer that wintered in the lower valleys
Summertime Western Grebes nesting and caring for their young.
Western Grebes along with other grebe species carry their young on the backs when they go out to look for food I assume it makes life simpler to take their young to the food source then to always swim back to the shoreline it also helps keep track of the young birds and keep them out of a predators grasp the marshes are also home to Coyotes and Foxes who are always looking for an easy meal.
Various photographs of wild and domestic birds from around the world
Klaipeda Port, Lithuania
The Port of KlaipÄ—da is a seaport located in KlaipÄ—da, Lithuania. It is one of the few ice-free ports in northernmost Europe, and the largest in Lithuania. It serves as a port of call for cruise ships as well as freight transport. Regular passenger ferry lines connect to Kiel, Karlshamn and other European cities.
Skyfire 2017 is the 29th year for this fireworks event. It is probably the biggest single public event in Canberra. I hadn't been for a few years but this year thought I'd get a better view from one of the cruise boats. (Except they are always moving.) I caught most parts of the 20 minute show.
A collection of Domestic and Wild Mammals
Landscapes from around the world and local to where I live
Adult and Children portraits as well as Historic and costume photographs