Posts tagged bird

Yellow-billed hornbill having lunch. He just kept poking his head inside the termite mound and throwing back snacks. You can see the termite right between his beak in the last shot. Yum.

More fabulous hornbills here!

Just hangin’.

Just hangin’.

Seems fitting to see #vultures in the rain…very Looney Tunes worthy.

Seems fitting to see #vultures in the rain…very Looney Tunes worthy.

Verreaux’s eagle owl-my favourite. Tough shooting conditions-bright white overcast skies breaking through dark, leafy canopy = schizophrenic camera sensor.

Verreaux’s eagle owl-my favourite. Tough shooting conditions-bright white overcast skies breaking through dark, leafy canopy = schizophrenic camera sensor.

Zazu: Checking in with the morning report. Mufasa: Fire away. Zazu: Well the buzz from the bees is that the leopards are in a bit of a spot. And the baboons are going ape over this. Of course, the giraffes are acting like they’re above it all… The tick birds are pecking on the elephants. I told the elephants to forget it, but they can’t. The cheetahs are hard up, but I always say, cheetahs never prosper…

Zazu: Checking in with the morning report.
Mufasa: Fire away.
Zazu: Well the buzz from the bees is that the leopards are in a bit of a spot. And the baboons are going ape over this. Of course, the giraffes are acting like they’re above it all… The tick birds are pecking on the elephants. I told the elephants to forget it, but they can’t. The cheetahs are hard up, but I always say, cheetahs never prosper…

Looking the other way…

Looking the other way…

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Bald eagles are magnificent! This was taken on a little break from shooting grizzlies. (top right!) For more eagle action, check out two baldies fighting over salmon in Bald Eagle Salmon Strut.

(Click to go large with this one)

Bald eagles are magnificent! This was taken on a little break from shooting grizzlies. (top right!) For more eagle action, check out two baldies fighting over salmon in Bald Eagle Salmon Strut.

What goslings are thinking… “Mom, please don’t fart…please don’t fart…please don’t fart…

What goslings are thinking… “Mom, please don’t fart…please don’t fart…please don’t fart…

Nice place to poop…

Nice place to poop…

Hmmm…I like these Canon lenses…they dispense treats.

Hmmm…I like these Canon lenses…they dispense treats.

Two heads are better than one…

Two heads are better than one…

If you are interested in how I managed to get this shot looking up the skirt of a bateleur eagle(no easy feat) then you really might enjoy this post. (featuring more great photos) And while I know most of you never wander far from your dashboard, if you subscrbe to njwight.com you will receive detailed photography posts and updates from my travels…and my undying gratitude.

If you are interested in how I managed to get this shot looking up the skirt of a bateleur eagle(no easy feat) then you really might enjoy this post. (featuring more great photos) And while I know most of you never wander far from your dashboard, if you subscrbe to njwight.com you will receive detailed photography posts and updates from my travels…and my undying gratitude.