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  1. Dragonfly

    Dragonfly

    Very small dragonfly, about an inch long
  2. Golden Oriole

    Golden Oriole

    Sitting on the sofa, yesterday afternoon, I heard a golden oriole singing. I grabbed the camera, went out on the terrace and luckily it was perched on a carob tree about thirty metres away. I took some shots and heavily cropped them to get this image.
  3. Androsnick

    Help with Singapore Dragonflies

    These are 3 shots of the same dragonfly, taken in Singapore in early October. Searching the internet has proved quite difficult as some have been incorrectly labelled. You can find something looking very similar to the photos attached but can't be sure that the allocated species name is correct...
  4. Oriole

    Oriole

    Indian Golden Oriole. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened.
  5. A chance shot in the evening light..

    A chance shot in the evening light..

    Golden Oriole. Thank you for your kind appreciation of my previous posts. Image cropped, re-sized, levels adjusted and minimally sharpened.
  6. Indian Golden Oriole

    Indian Golden Oriole

    A winter visitor to South India from the Himalayas and North and Central China.
  7. Golden Eagle

    Golden Eagle

    Golden Eagle in snow covered grassland.
  8. Golden Tanager and Silver-beaked Tanager

    Golden Tanager and Silver-beaked Tanager

    Golden Tanager (Tangara arthus sophiae) Sexes similar. L, Silver-beaked Tanager (Ramphocelus carbo connectens) Female. R.
  9. Great Golden Digger Wasp

    Great Golden Digger Wasp

    Great Golden Digger Wasp (Sphex ichneumons: Sphecidae) 1.5-2.7 cm long (0.6-1.1 in) long. Foraging on Camphorweed (Pluchea camphorata: Asteraceae).
  10. Golden Plover

    Golden Plover

    Another first for me. This was taken on top of the Pennines. It was as curious of me as I was of it :)
  11. Golden Tegu

    Golden Tegu

    Golden Tegu (Tupinambis nigrounpctatus: Teiidae) 60-100 cm (2.0-3.0 ft) long.
  12. Mr & Mrs Golden eye

    Mr & Mrs Golden eye

    They stayed there distance away from me but I managed to get an acceptable shot of this couple.
  13. Golden Tabebuia

    Golden Tabebuia

    Golden Tabebuia (Tabebuia chrysotricha: Bignoniaceae)
  14. Golden Tanager

    Golden Tanager

    Golden Tanager (Tangara arthus sophiae) Also known as Chestnut-breasted Tanager.
  15. Golden - fronted Greenlet

    Golden - fronted Greenlet

  16. Golden  Hour

    Golden Hour

    Amazing golden colour taken on by the sandstone escarpment during the last rays of light of the afternoon.
  17. Hey Sister  Soul Sista

    Hey Sister Soul Sista

    The big Sister - "Meehni" ...... 3 Sisters - Blue Mountains National Park. Image Copyright Chosun Juan
  18. Three  Sisters

    Three Sisters

    A dramatic part of the sandstone escarpment of the World Heritage listed upper Blue Mountains National Park. Aboriginal legend has it that 3 sisters ("Meehni", "Wimlah", and "Gunnedoo" ) were turned to stone by an elder to protect then from marrying 3 men from a...
  19. Fox Fights Golden Eagle

    Fox Fights Golden Eagle

    This fox had a confrontation with the eagle the previous evening, and has returned for some real action this time. It charged the eagle many times, but it never really stood much of a chance. As a couple of foxes come to feed after the eagle left, the fight could have been about territory?
  20. Golden - crowned Warbler

    Golden - crowned Warbler

    Golden - crowned Warbler Subspecies olivascens
  21. Catching

    Catching

    ...and she surely snatches back the falling grasses.
  22. Diving

    Diving

    The golden eagle dives after the falling grass.
  23. Soaring golden eagle

    Soaring golden eagle

    The eagle has some dry grass in her claws. She soared until she reached a good height; once there, she let go of the grass, only to dive after it and snatch it in mid-air. I was lucky to capture the action.
  24. Golden-hooded Tanager

    Golden-hooded Tanager

  25. Golden Eagle

    Golden Eagle

    Wild female golden eagle in Western Scotland during the big freeze of Feb 2010: Well, I didn't lose it finding my way up the frozen hill in the pitch black soon after 5 am in early February, with just a head torch, no path, and no moon, on the way up to see this beautiful raptor close up (only...
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