Magdalena Island, located in the Strait of Magellan, is just a little under an hour’s drive from Punta Arenas, Chile. Home to the Magellan Penguin Natural Reserve, it is the breeding location for several bird species, but most notably, Magellan Penguins. Continue reading March of the Penguins
Located in Beerwah, on Australia’s Sunshine Coast in Queensland, about an hour’s drive from Brisbane, the Australia Zoo was made famous by Steve Irwin, the “Crocodile Hunter”. Continue reading A Visit to the Australia Zoo
Tsavo National Park is located in Coast Province of Kenya between Nairobi City and the port city of Mombasa. The largest in Kenya, the park is split into Tsavo East and Tsavo West. The park’s semi-arid grasslands create the perfect habitat for a diverse wildlife population. Continue reading In Search of the “Big Five” in Tsavo National Park
As I relaxed on my patio today, I watched this beautiful specimen perch itself high atop a tree. Consumed in its preening, it seemed unaffected by my presence.
The Great Egret is one of the most elegant species in the heron family. Its immaculate white plumage is such a stark contrast to its black legs and yellow beak. Truly a gift of nature. Continue reading “The Great Egret”