Tag Archives: bird

Picture of the day: Caracara in the Falkland islands

The Caracara is a large Falk like bird that inhabits the southern oceans. I was lucky enough to get a glimpse of this magnificent creature on the East Falklands.

-Ray

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Picture of the day: Three Toucans flying high

I am packing up for my last week at work , before visiting my parents , and then I am off to Australia. My next big adventure. I started thinking about this three toucans that I met during my visit to the Amazonas last year.

Have an excellent weekend

-Ray

Picture of the day: Frigate birds at the Barbuda Frigate Bird Sanctuary

On the island of Barbuda that is the other island that makes up the country of Antigua and Barbuda there is a large frigate bird sanctuary. The sanctuary contains many thousand birds, and I was lucky enough to visit when it was mating season. One of the tell of this season is that the males show of there coloured throat pouches , which they inflate to attract females during the mating season. I am no expert when it comes to frigate birds , but I think image show the practice.

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-Ray