For the avid “birder”, the hobby is a great excuse to go globetrotting to try and spot these colourful winged creatures, with every corner of the world playing host to endemic species. Unfortunately, however, not many of us have the time to jet off to every continent. This article explores the top countries that, if you’re determined, you can permanently resettle in to get your regular fix of birding.
Although many of us think about keeping chickens for only their eggs and meat, they also make great companion animals!
Sooner or later, it seems, any artist who uses imagery will want to paint birds. And why not of course? Birds are fascinating and changeable and exotic in more than a few hundred ways.
Photographing one of the most colourful birds in Southern Ontario can be challenging if one is not prepared, fortunately I am going to give a way my secrets so you too can photograph the Northern Cardinal Male or Female.
A tiny bird in need of my help…or so I thought. Little did I know that we both needed each other.
Jordan Walker is an animal advocate who passionately believes that humans are responsible in the care of this world. That includes overseeing the welfare of all other animals living in it. Here, Jordan talks about first-aid tips for injured birds in the wild.
I just love using state-of-the-art gadgets to get up close and personal with all aspects of our natural word, especially birds. Earlier this summer, I built a motion detector bird camera rig and started the Toronto Bird Photo Booth Business Challenge 2014.
My main interest in photography as in life is to explore the complexity and uniqueness of each individual rather than generalizing about them as a group. I have found in my many years photographing birds and other wildlife that some animals in the species will let me “see” their personality.
Shifting my eyes, suddenly all I saw was crow – a very large one, perched atop a tree across the street.
I forgot my class for a little while.
I appreciate many forms of photography but have a passion for wildlife, birds in flight and birds of prey in particular. There is something about the predatory process of search, locate, attack and consume that fascinates me today as it did 40 years ago as a kid.