Kittiwakes always stay out at sea, and only approach coasts for breeding. There, in large colonies perched in high cliffs, they will be recognizable to their constant noisy calls. Black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla), mouette tridactyle.Wrangel Island, Russia.August 2018.
Thanks to BibliOdyssey again, we can see magnificent reproductions of XIXth Century engravings of parrots, maccaws and other Psittacidae birds. But there are also interesting modern parrots. Go and watch the videos and photos from the Perroquet project from fashion photographer Sølve Sundsbø. Did I say impressive?
I assume that the lens choice was not the right one. Unfortunately, I could not find the author of this image.
After having shot a few hundreds (er… a few thousands) photos in Brazil, I ended up with a stack of images. Some were easy to label. Some were less esay to label. Particularly, for wild birds, the problem is to quickly determine the species that is appearing on the photo. Several solutions are open to… Read More