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New Gouldian finch population found in Kimberley THE RARE AND BEAUTIFUL Gouldian finch is hardly ever seen on the Dampier Peninsula in the western Kimberley, but indigenous rangers have now found a population of the birds breeding there. The Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae) was once common in the savannah woodlands across northern Australia, but numbers have dwindled in the past 50 years. The 2500 or so remaining are mostly scattered in the eastern Kimberley around Wyndham, and in parts of the Northern Territory and northern Queensland. Klaus Tiedge German-born Klaus Tiedge has been a prominent figure in the field of commercial photography for more than 20 years, having worked in numerous countries including India, Japan, Brazil and the USA. In 2001 Klaus moved to South Africa and settled down in Cape Town taking full advantage of the a thriving fashion industry and optimal conditions that the region is renowned for. In 2008, Tiedge decided to shelve his commercial endeavors and pursue his passion for fine art photography as he turned his attention to the beauty and diversity of the African continent.

Beautiful Bird Photography Birds are beautiful creatures and with such a vast range of colourful species your sure to find a special photo opportunity. At the sight of an unusual bird your first thought would or will be to take a photo, so if this happens or you are a regular bird watcher here is some inspirational photographs for you to think about for the next time you discover a rare beauty! Please click any photograph you see below to find out more about the photographer’s photographic skill and possibly the secrets to great bird photography! If you’d like to know more about how to photograph birds please follow this link: How to photograph Birds

Raising Quails in the urban environment- an alternative to backyard chickens Raising chickens in the backyard of your home has always attracted many people. People who get retired or are very much in backyard chicken farming and adopt this as a hobby. Some even do this for getting fresh eggs for their breakfast. But this practice has raised some issues as well. Cases were reported in many different regions that people had started complaining in against those houses that were raising chickens in their backyards.

Newborn Chicks Eric Isselee photographed the newly hatched chicks of various rare birds. He photographed them for a year in captivity in France. Take a look how big the chicks are in comparison with its own shell! A hobby like this one requires a lots of time, and Eric just did it. These amazing pets photos are just awesome. Take a look and enjoy. World's Rarest Birds In this collection of photos you’ll see the rarest birds in the world. Pictures were taken by photographers who traveled to the most remote places on earth and spent many hours behind the lens, trying to find his victim for photo. All of them have taken their rightful place in international competition. During the competition was sent more than 566 photographs the most rare birds in the world.

Magnificent Frigatebird Photo, Stock Photograph of a Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificens, #16725, Phillip Colla Natural History Photography Magnificent frigatebird, adult male on nest, with throat pouch inflated, a courtship display to attract females. North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Stock Photo: 16725 -?- Species: Magnificent frigatebird, Fregata magnificensLocation: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, EcuadorLat/Long: 0° 23' 52.1° S, 90° 17' 32.° W (Coordinates: -0.86933°, -90.54817°)Format: Digital 2:3Other Names: Magnificent frigate birdCopyright © Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.Purchase a print of this imageRequest a review copy of this image

Black Browed Albatrosses from South Africa photgraphed by Frans Lanting Random photo Submit your photo Stumble Thru animal photography, nature photography Incredible Wildlife Photography Wildlife — By Stephanie on January 11, 2010 at 10:58 am Canada goose protects her young Ever have one of those moments when you think to yourself, “Boy, I wish I had my camera?!” Orphaned baby owls Linford and Christie By Nick Enoch Published: 10:54 GMT, 20 March 2012 | Updated: 14:13 GMT, 20 March 2012 It's not the usual thing you'd expect to find in a kitchen - but these orphaned baby owls seemed right at home as they nestled in two cups. The feathered pair were clearly having a hoot after moving into the home of their wildlife park keeper, Jimmy Robinson. The six-week-old burrowing owlets, nicknamed Linford and Christie, were hatched in an incubator, and are now being hand-reared by Jimmy - who works at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire - and are given 24-hour care.

Quick view of Raising Quail Birds Quails are migratory game birds with mottled brown feathers and short tails, which are native to Europe, Asia and Africa. The origin of this bird dates back to the 11th century while it is also referred to, in the old testament of the bible. Egyptians caught Quails from their farmland for the purpose of meat while in china these birds were kept as pets and as “singing birds”. In the late 11th century quail was brought to Japan where it was first domesticated. Since the farming and breeding of quail is credited to the Japanese it’s called a Japanese quail or a Coturnix Quail.

Swimming nose-to-nose with a giant Whale Posted by kobaxe on ShareThis Share 118 Love speaks only one language and that is trust. Perhaps that’s why this guy, Andrew Armour, is swimming besides a giant Whale. I don’t know how, but there is some sort of bond between these two. Take a look at the gallery and I bet you’ll envy the guy. And finally, the man behind the scene Andrew Armour .