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 Costa Rica, and the Nine-banded Armadillo was ambling around in the leaf litter on the southern tip of the Osa Peninsula.

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Herons, Bulbuls and Shamas

Some new avian additions to the gallery... From Sri Lanka, the very common Indian Pond Heron hunting from a dead tree in the waters of Udawalawa and the White-rumped Shama - a bird I found in a densely vegetated part of Wilpattu in the north of the country. Finally a ... Read more

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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 ... Read more