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Niall Benvie - Niall’s Outdoor Photo Kitchen, Spain

Monday, December 21st, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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While most species are migrating north in spring, I flew south to Andalucia in late April, driven by the need to photograph rather than breed. In planning an itinerary for this spring, I thought of southern Spain as a famous, ...

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 ...

Iñaki Relanzón – Lanzarote, The Canary Islands, Spain

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 16 Comments »

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When I was a child, I grew up dreaming of exploring caves and becoming a speleologist. And once, I heard about a blind and white crab which only lived in an underground lake, on a remote island of the seven ...

Laurent Geslin – Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain II

Sunday, May 17th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

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What a privilege. I have been standing on top of the roof for a week now, jumping from my seat to my camera each time the falcons move a wing. I am starting to understand their behaviour a bit better. ...

Laurent Geslin - Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain I

Friday, May 8th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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This time Wild Wonders of Europe sent me to Barcelona, to get some pictures of the fastest bird on earth, the Peregrine Falcon. In 1999, Eduard Durany and Jusep Valls reintroduced the peregrine in the city of Barcelona. One couple decided ...

Staffan Widstrand - Montejo de la Vega, Castilla y León, Spain II

Saturday, April 25th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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They eat horses, don´t they? – Vulture blog number two from Montejo de la Vega, Castilla y León, Spain. The same evening, Joachim Griesinger, German tour operator who runs the international nature travel agency  ”Reisen in Die Natur” organises so that we ...

Pete Oxford - Sierra de Andujár, Andalucia, Spain

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 36 Comments »

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So, here I am! The Wild Wonders of Europe directive were ‘delighted’ a year ago in telling me I had the wonderful opportunity to go to Spain and photograph the rarest cat in the world. A cat which is mostly ...

Staffan Widstrand - Montejo de la Vega, Castilla y León, Spain

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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Intense death, stinking gore and vivid life – Vulture blog number one from Montejo de la Vega, Castilla y León, Spain At first it looks more like Africa. Over the steep, rocky cliffs, there is a cloud of huge vultures soaring in ...

Iñaki Relanzon - La Palma, The Canary Islands, Spain

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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A true rainforest in southern Europe? I’m on my second mission to the Canary Islands. Each island is completely different to the others. It is like I’m in seven different locations: volcanoes, rainforests, wild coasts... And just now, I’m starting out ...

Iñaki Relanzon - Tenerife, Spain

Saturday, December 27th, 2008 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

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A few days before leave my town, Barcelona, to my first mission in the Canary Islands, some of my friends were joking with me about the weather. The winter in Spain began so cold, and Canary Islands are southern, near ...