Nature

Pebbles on the Beach

Pebbles on the Beach Another shot from our trip to Youghal. I’m always looking up, down and everywhere!

Ruby on the beach

Ruby on the beach Ruby, a Springer Spaniel we met last year in Bunnyconnellan, is still down in Myrtleville! Her owner must be living down there somewhere. We threw a stick for her a few times and then walked over to Fennell’s Bay and she followed us with her tail wagging! It was a pleasure […]

Odd One Out

Odd One Out Glance down and you may notice a whole new world at your feet

The Heron and the bars

The Heron and the bars Last in the series of Heron shots. I took over 100 shots of this bird so I’d be certain of getting a good photo and this is my favourite despite the ugly vertical bars! He was walking towards the bridge and I crouched down and focused on him through the […]

Heron on the river and pipe

Heron on the river and pipe A Heron pictured on the River Lee through the bars of the Christy Ring Bridge, Cork. He waded through the water looking for food in the river bed but except for the occasional rock didn’t have much luck in finding his dinner. This is the second of three photos […]

Heron on the river and trolley

Heron on the river and trolley A Heron pictured on the River Lee through the bars of the Christy Ring Bridge, Cork. Moments before I got close enough, two other herons flew away down the river. Despite the rubbish and trolleys in the river it’s a great sign to see wild life again. This is […]

Curiousity

Curiousity Dogs can be curious too!

American Bald Eagle

American Bald Eagle This bird, the American Bald Eagle, took my breath away when I saw it at the zoo. He looked so majestic and dignified, despite the fact that he was surrounded by bars in a large enclosure. The shot is at the extreme end of the Canon 75-300mm zoom and it’s a little […]

White Owl

White Owl An owl pictured inside it’s enclosure at Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago. The faint lines are the thin bars of the cage. I love the eye! If you have a moment, check out Glassey Alley, Ryan’s new photoblog!

The Mean Look

The Mean Look Is this a buzzard? I really should have taken note of the signs near the enclosures! Moments after I took this photo he was thrown some raw meat and went at it with gusto. Pictured in the Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago. Today is St. Patrick’s Day. It rained, it snowed, it was […]

Long Legged Bird

Long Legged Bird God help anyone who finds this picture through Google. I wonder what they were really looking for! Matt, any idea what kind of bird this is? Pictured in the aviary at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. In other news, I received an email from GE Health. My photo of a skateboarder is on […]

Jealousy

Jealousy Do animals feel emotion? Do they feel joy and sadness, regret and elation or even jealousy and envy? This little fella eyed the bigger mound next to him with what I’d swear was envy. Does anyone know what kind of animal he is? Pictured in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. Later.. if you wondered what […]

Grooming the Monkey

Grooming the Monkey When you’ve had a hard morning climbing branches and swinging from tree to tree, what better way to relax than have your mother run her fingers through your fur and pick out the ticks and insects. Pictured in Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago.

Lion .. King of Lincoln Park Zoo

Lion .. King of Lincoln Park Zoo Lion .. King of Lincoln Park Zoo On the 5th day of our trip to Chicago, Darren took us to Lincoln Park Zoo. I had been there already back in 2003 but this time it was a lot more interesting! I got some wonderful shots of the animals […]

Please don’t feed the pigeons

Please don’t feed the pigeons The sign obviously hasn’t worked! This was on South Wabash, Chicago around the same time this photo was taken.