The Great Grey Owl After letting slip twice in the last four years the opportunity to see this astonishing bird of prey, here are finally some photos of a beautiful Great Grey owl (Strix Nebulosa). Settled in the northernmost zones, where the forests give way to the arctic tundra, it rarely comes so far south, … More The Great Grey Owl
The wonders in the land of seals (11): i.e. how could I? I’ve been working a lot lately; luckily, the seal season is going well, almost like the pre-pandemic one. Just yesterday, a guest asked me: But don’t you get tired of coming here so often? Sure, I thought, always being out in the cold, … More The wonders in the land of seals (11)
The golden eagle: not an easy life for the queen of the skies Here are some more photos of the close encounter with a young specimen of the golden eagle. As I said in other posts about these majestic birds of prey, we often consider eagles as the undisputed queens of the skies. But if, … More The golden eagle: not an easy life for the queen of the skies
The majestic golden eagle, the symbol of freedom Although it may seem obvious and repetitive, no other animal represents and symbolises freedom like the eagle. And if we talk about golden eagles, where even the name can recall myths and legends, we cannot help but close our eyes and dream of being able to fly … More The majestic golden eagle, the symbol of freedom
Retracing Wandering Italia: from Nocera Umbra to Bocca Serriola Three long, exhausting stages, far from what I imagined about Wandering Italia, i.e. from the Great Italian Trail and nature. Three stages covered mostly on busy roads, under a scorching sun or in the rain, battling with a series of problems and the stress of having … More Retracing Wandering Italia: from Nocera Umbra to Bocca Serriola
The wonders in the land of seals (10) We had an icy end of December, with snow and freezing temperatures, even here in southern Sweden. Waking up early, at five o’clock, to get ready to go out, knowing that it’s about twelve-thirteen degrees below zero outside, is certainly not an easy decision to make, especially … More The wonders in the land of seals (10)
A great spotted woodpecker comes to surprise me! Out of the car to scan the horizon and the sky, waiting for the eagles. I sharpen my eyesight to find even the slightest movement, even a very distant dot; but everything stays still. And in total silence, my hearing expands as well, receptor of every little … More A great spotted woodpecker comes to surprise me!
What to do in case of animal crossing WARNING: ANIMAL CROSSING Obviously, I wasn’t driving when this herd of around one hundred deer crossed the forest road, but I take this opportunity to give you some recommendations: ‼️ If you are driving and an animal crosses your road, ALWAYS be VERY CAREFUL and STOP to … More What to do in case of animal crossing
Retracing Wandering Italia: from Colfiorito to Nocera Umbra Waking up in a suspended and muffled world. Getting on the road, starting to climb to rise above the thick fog and find yourself in the light of dawn, among still dark mountains that stand out like atolls in the ocean. Silence, calm and solitude that rises … More Retracing Wandering Italia: from Colfiorito to Nocera Umbra
Never so close to the golden eagle! I always check the weather forecast before heading out, and if I go hunting for eagles and birds of prey, I mostly look at the wind, rain and visibility. But projections, as we know, can be wrong, so last Sunday, I found myself in a completely dark landscape, … More Never so close to the golden eagle!