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Archive for October, 2009

Niall Benvie - Nature Against a White Background, France II

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Just after breakfast, Robert (by this time I had been encouraged to use “Bob” and “tu”) showed me a site for henbane, a fantastically poisonous member of the nightshade family that grows on a roadside above Guillestre. Although I had ...

Niall Benvie - Nature Against a White Background, France I

Monday, October 26th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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Foreword: So many of the interesting opportunities I am given come about by pure chance. At the 2008 photography fair at Montier-en-Der, Wild Wonders of Europe director, Staffan Widstrand, was approached by Michel Blanchet, chief scientist at the Queyras Natural ...

Nuno Sá - Basking Sharks, Scotland

Friday, October 23rd, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

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After a looong drive from London and a fast ferry cruise I finally arrived to my final destination- the Island of Mull – one of Scotland´s best Wildlife destinations. Although this area is well known for its birdlife, it is it´s ...

Luís F. Quinta - Southwest Alentejano, Portugal

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 12 Comments »

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The Natural Park of South West Alentejano and Costa Vicentina was created in 1995, although that area has been first classified in 1988. The coastline is 110 km long, and is full of beaches and cliffs. The large variety of ...

Nuno Sá - Monk Seals, Portugal

Saturday, October 17th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 51 Comments »

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My second Wild Wonders of Europe mission - Photographing one of the world’s rarest and most endangered mammals – the monk Seal. The location – Desertas Islands in the Madeira archipelago, Desertas means deserted in Portuguese, because that’s what they ...

Danny Green - St Kilda, Scotland I

Monday, October 12th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

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St Kilda, a place name that has always been associated with isolation, windswept and remote and this island chain is my first port of call for my mission with Wild Wonders of Europe. St Kilda is a group of foreboding ...

Daniel Zupanc - Triglav National Park, Slovenia

Monday, October 12th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

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I just have just spend a few days in a mountain hut, called Pogacnikov dom, in the heart of Triglav national park. I was planning to shoot some scenery and the three Kriz lakes. Because of the much snow which ...

Magnus Elander - Andorra

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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Andorra is steep mountains and narrow valleys. Highest peak is 3,000 metres.The principality is, however, just a small dot in the Pyrenées and the size equals a square 22 x 22 km. Wildlife is mostly upstairs and urban activities are ...