Motmots, Chats and Shrikes

More birds have been added to the gallery this evening. The Blue-diademed Motmot (formerly the Blue-crowned Motmot) is a stunning looking bird, this one photographed in the Monteverde cloud forest of Costa Rica. The Mocking Cliff Chat was found in South Africa, not far from the Mozambique border. Finally the Great Grey Shrike was found hunting from wires over agricultural land in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Sloths, Armadillos and Elephants

Some mammalian photographs have been added to the gallery this afternoon. First up is a Sri Lankan Elephant which, despite not necessarily presenting its best side, I felt was nicely framed by the trees and worthy of capturing. The Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth was found on the way to Tortuguerro in ... Read more

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Otters, Bateleurs and Jackals

A few new additions to the gallery today including a Black-backed Jackal which crossed my path as I was increasing my distance from a pair of White Rhino in South Africa. Further north, near Punda Maria, a juvenile Bateleur which posed nicely atop a dead tree. Finally an Otter in ... Read more