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Red-headed barbet  by Marie-France and Denis Rivard ©

Colorful Birds of Colombia By Marie-France and Denis Rivard With around 1900 species of birds, Colombia is an excellent destination for bird watching and photography. During a 5-day trip in the Andes, we saw 183 species of birds including hummingbirds, tanagers, antpittas, antshrikes, guans, flowerpiercers and much more - read article.

Wildebeests by Kamal Varma ©

The Great Migration (and leaping Leopards) by Kamal Varma Kenya offers the wildlife enthusiast an endless supply of photographic opportunities.  Whether it’s the thunderous roar of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest leaping the banks of the Mara River, the majestic beauty of the Cheetah Kenya seems to offer it all - read more.

Northern Elephant Seal by Kathy Parker ©

Northern Elephant Seals by Kathy Parker January 18, 2016 Imagine nearly 20,000 tons of northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris), stretched cheek to jowl on a 10 km (6 mile) stretch of beach.  That’s what I saw during the breeding season at Piedras Blancas - read more.

Underwater photography by Dr. Sharif Galal  ©

Underwater photography at Ras Mohamed Marine National Park by Dr. Sharif Galal Words like, gorgonian, clownfish, stingrays and trigger fish may sound like creatures out of fantasy world. It is the the last fully unexplored territory on our planet - The underwater world - read more.

Sandhill Crane by Denis Rivard ©

Fall Wildlife in Saskatchewan by Marie-France and Denis Rivard. What started as a trip to search for whooping cranes during their fall migration in Saskatchewan ended up as a full nature experience with sightings of close to 60 species of birds and a number of mammals including deer, moose, coyote, prairie dog, cottontail and even a weasel - See more at: Fall Wildlife in Saskatchewan.

Saxophone player under the aurora Yellowknife by Robert Berdan

Arctic Adventure September 2015 by Dr. Robert Berdan. The tundra was painted with the colors of fire. On one hike we encountered a grizzly bear. We spotted several caribou behind the cabins but not as many as previous years. We had a few nights of good aurora and mushrooms were particularly abundant this year - this is the first article in the new web format - read more about our Arctic adventure.

Grizzly Bear by Dr. Wayne Lynch ©

New ebook - Canadian Rockies Wildlife Photography by Dr. Wayne Lynch - review by Dr. Robert Berdan . Wayne Lynch is Canada's most prodigious wildlife photographer and writer. His new ebook is a must have for photographers and wildlife lovers - Read more about Canadian Rockies Wildlife photography.

Adventures with Snakes by Dr. Wayne Lynch It was March 11, some twenty years ago, and I was in Sweetwater Texas for the annual rattlesnake roundup - the largest such event in the world. It wasn’t the snakes I wanted to see, but the snake catchers. Could it be that sensible folks still celebrated the  senseless slaughter of wildlife? Read more.

How To Capture the Milky Way Text and Photos by Alan Dyer An increasing number of landscape photographers are venturing out at night to capture scenes lit by the Moon and stars. The star attraction of the night sky is the Milky Way. It’s surprisingly easy to capture over landscapes, once you know a few basics. View article and pictures. 

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Calgary, AB Last Updated February 4, 2016