Category Archives: Wildlife

Whooper Swan

There is something so majestic about the Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus), the national bird of Finland. In Finland they are not a rare sight, but I have never before seen one nesting. I was able to stay far enough from it

Whooper Swan

There is something so majestic about the Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus), the national bird of Finland. In Finland they are not a rare sight, but I have never before seen one nesting. I was able to stay far enough from it

Ubud Monkey Forest

The Ubud Monkey Forest is an ecological reserve and a temple complex that houses a large number of Balinese long-tailed macaque / Crab-eating Macaque (Macaca fascicularis). You can get close to these cheeky monkeys as they’ve lost the fear of

Ubud Monkey Forest

The Ubud Monkey Forest is an ecological reserve and a temple complex that houses a large number of Balinese long-tailed macaque / Crab-eating Macaque (Macaca fascicularis). You can get close to these cheeky monkeys as they’ve lost the fear of

Hermit Crabs

I shot this video of the funny hermit crabs at Koh Wai. I’m delighted how well this turned out. I recommend watching it on Youtube and choosing the 1080p for Full HD quality. Youtube says that this video is blocked in Germany,

Hermit Crabs

I shot this video of the funny hermit crabs at Koh Wai. I’m delighted how well this turned out. I recommend watching it on Youtube and choosing the 1080p for Full HD quality. Youtube says that this video is blocked in Germany,

The Toads of Koh Wai

Here is a video I made of the toads at Koh Wai. It was raining during the first evening of my stay there. Later, when the rain had already stopped and I was walking to the building with showers and

The Toads of Koh Wai

Here is a video I made of the toads at Koh Wai. It was raining during the first evening of my stay there. Later, when the rain had already stopped and I was walking to the building with showers and

Diptera

There were such a wide variety of insects on these pretty flowers. Here are some of my best macro shots ever. The length of these little creatures ranged approximately from 1 to 2 cm. To me these look like different species

Diptera

There were such a wide variety of insects on these pretty flowers. Here are some of my best macro shots ever. The length of these little creatures ranged approximately from 1 to 2 cm. To me these look like different species

Potter Wasp

Here are some photographs I took of Potter Wasps. Their long bodies are strangely thin in the middle section. These creatures allowed me to get quite close to them with my camera. I’m glad they were more interested in the

Potter Wasp

Here are some photographs I took of Potter Wasps. Their long bodies are strangely thin in the middle section. These creatures allowed me to get quite close to them with my camera. I’m glad they were more interested in the

Exotic Flower

This interesting-looking flower was attracting a lot of insects. If you know the name of this flower do tell me. I like the extremely blurry background in the top photograph. f/16 | 1/80 sec | ISO 125 f/16| 1/125 sec | ISO 400 Date taken: 15.10.2012 | Location: Koh Tao,

Exotic Flower

This interesting-looking flower was attracting a lot of insects. If you know the name of this flower do tell me. I like the extremely blurry background in the top photograph. f/16 | 1/80 sec | ISO 125 f/16| 1/125 sec | ISO 400 Date taken: 15.10.2012 | Location: Koh Tao,