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Currently living, snapping photos and watching nature in Kuwait, Middle East

Jolie ville, Maritime, Golf course Located between Naama bay and the airport at the coast side
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Purple Heron visit

Posted Wednesday 7th April 2010 at 06:32 by NicoleB
Updated Wednesday 7th April 2010 at 06:37 by NicoleB


Just after waking up this morning, hubby told me that there’s a big bird on the football field.
For hubby that can be anything from a crow to a heron.
In this case it was a Purple Heron.

I just managed to get up, get my cam, switch the lens to the 200mm and put in a new battery and take one crappy shot (and a few more real crappy ones in...
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Pied Kingfisher, Ceryle rudis, Graufischer

Posted Friday 4th December 2009 at 14:09 by NicoleB


Not the greatest shots of this fast Fisherman, but with the distance I had to deal with (approx. 50m or more), I am happy with what I got (plus, I shot with the wrong ISO all day, without noticing, sigh) :)

More pics on my blog, if you care

This Kingfisher is up to 25cm tall and has a black and white plumage.
His crown feathers form a short crest....
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Little acrobat

Posted Sunday 22nd November 2009 at 06:53 by NicoleB
Updated Sunday 22nd November 2009 at 06:55 by NicoleB
This little Beauty was giving me a flight show last Friday on the Golf course.



It took me a while to find him in my books and my gallery.
But I knew I had seen him (and IDed him) before.



It amazes me, how far I did come in identifying...
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