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Powerful vs powerless claws

Province of Huesca, June 14th, Aragón, Spain. Another stay in one of the best sites for viewing preybirds in the region. Surprisingly, the claws of the griffon vulture look powerful but they are not… The smaller kites and other preybirds grasp larger preys with their claws.  

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Salt in the mountain

Foz de Salinas, June 2018. The church tower is the best evidence of the abandoned Salinas Viejas, which used to be a salt mining village. Foz de Salinas is the name of the passage through the abrupt standing walls of the site carved by the water. The … Continue reading

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Vogezen fotografie

Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle, Sept. 22-26, 2017.  A week-end in the green environment of the Vosges… Dedicated to nature photography under the guidance of Steven T. and his motivated team, a nice experience!  

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Alimoche

June, 2009-2011, Spanish pre-Pyrenees. What is the meaning of the blogsite’s name? The name is that of a bird, one of the smallest and funniest vultures: the Egyptian vulture (el alimoche, le percnoptère d’Egypte, de aasgier). It is also the smartest … Continue reading

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Gracious swans of the Samme

Ronquières, 2013-2015. Natural re-colonisation of the canalized Samme river, a nice and scenic spot at the geographical centre of Belgium.    

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Photo-N(ature)

Feb. 04, 2017, Vilvoorde. The new Photo-N exhibition at the library of the city of Vilvoorde features as many as fourteen of our best photographs over the last 2 years.

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The Bejenado volcano

Jan, 1st, El Bejenado, La Palma. Impressive views of the island can be observed while climbing to the top of this volcanic cone (1854 m). On transparent days, the neighbouring islands of Tenerife and La Gomera are clearly visible to … Continue reading

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Birds of La Palma

February 2013. The island of La Palma (Canary Islands, Spain) is not really the best place for birdwatching or bird photography. Birds are not abundant…  you’ll see an occasional preybird, some crows, some very small singing-birds and that’s about it….   But … Continue reading

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