The Great Grey Owl

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 golden eagle: not an easy life for the queen of the skies

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

Expanding the senses (to enhance wildlife photography)

Expanding the senses (to enhance wildlife photography) Last summer, after days of unbearable and oppressive heat and without air, a night storm finally lowered the temperature and brought back gusts of fresh wind. After the prolonged static, the sky returns to bursting with life, with the migratory flow resuming its course and the birds of … More Expanding the senses (to enhance wildlife photography)

Mind-blowing facts and legends about dragonflies

Mind-blowing facts and legends about dragonflies There are uncertainties about the derivation of the name dragonfly: for some, it derives from the Latin “libellum”, which means free; for others, it derives from the Latin “libra”, that is, scales, due to the position it assumes while flying. Often considered a magical insect for its gracefulness, speed … More Mind-blowing facts and legends about dragonflies

Il Gufo di Palude / The Short-eared Owl

Come promesso, ecco la seconda meravigliosa sorpresa che Madre Natura ha deciso di concedermi la scorsa settimana. Dopo aver ammirato e fotografato il mio primo falco pescatore, ho continuato il mio giro di perlustrazione nei posti strategici per l’avvistamento dei grandi rapaci, soprattutto per provare la Nikon D500 avuta in prestito da un mio amico … More Il Gufo di Palude / The Short-eared Owl