I like the determination in the eyes of this Humboldt Penguin as it was about to dive. Too bad something was blocking it partly in the foreground.
The self-declared king of Madagascar the movie has disciples as far-reaching as the Netherlands.
This photo shows how their tail is about 1.5 times the length of their body.
The snow owl lives in the arctic regions. The feathered feet add to the isolation. Owls cannot turn their eyes, so they always need to turn their...More
There are twelve subspecies of the Rainbow Lorikeet, each looking only slightly different. For now, I hope this identification is enough, one certainly...More
There's something about this Crane that makes it beautiful even when hiding. It's something with their feathers, how they absorb and bounce...More
This is mostly an experiment in post processing: vignette blur and indian summer. Vignette blur softens and defocuses the outer circle, whilst indian...More
We did it! This aviary at the Parrot Park in Veldhoven, the Netherlands is now sponsored by JungleDragon. This park is a refugee center for tropical birds...More
Don't underestimate the strength these parakeets have. This one jumped on my shoulder and kept biting an iron button on the shoulder pad of my coat....More
Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramides cajanea).
(picture taken at the papagaaienpark Velhoven)
Yes, I know, I do look adoringly handsome from this side.. Wait till I show you the other side;)
King Julien's most trusted advisor suggest better hygiene, unknowing that kings don't need hygiene.
Lemurs behave a lot like Meerkats, there's always a few on the lookout for danger or food.
These tiny deer are fun to watch. Their head and eyes are disproportionately large to their small bodies, and they are generally very curious and cheerful.
Rose-ringed parakeets occur in various color mutations, this being the blue one. Interesting fact: some were held as a pet in Western Europe, escaped,...More
It seems the creator could not make up its mind in selecting an attractive feather textture, and instead just blended every possible combination into...More
Gold tegus live in the tropical forests of northern and central South America.
(picture taken at animal park De Oliemeulen)
A Razor-billed Curassow at the papagaaienpark Veldhoven.
Clouds may darken but these birds care not, for sunshine is in their hearts (and faces).