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Animal Species Spotlight: Capybara
by Jake Jacoby | September 28, 2019

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I saw my first capybara while on a photographic workshop in the Brazilian Pantanal with NatureScapes.net in 2018. The Pantanal is part national park and part a UNESCO World Heritage site. In addition, it is the largest tropical wetland in the world, covering over 70,000 square miles; an area...

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Winter Duck Photography in Arizona
by Tina Hay | March 24, 2019

© Tina HayOne of the best places for quality duck photography in the United States is an unlikely location: the desert of south-central Arizona.

American wigeons, ring-necked ducks, northern pintails, lesser scaup, green-winged teal—more than a dozen species of migratory ducks and other waterfowl take...

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Bird Species Spotlight: Boat-billed Heron
by Jake Jacoby | March 24, 2019

© Jake JacobyI saw the boat-billed heron in August 2018 for the very first time while travelling along the riverbanks of the Cuiaba River.

I was in a boat equipped for photography in the Pantanal region of Brazil. My brother and I were travelling in the Pantanal on a photographic workshop organized and hos...

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Anchoring Bird in Flight Shots
by Steven Blandin | November 28, 2018

Pursuit in the skyFlying bird photographs are sought-after creations for most bird photographers. Besides the difficulty of properly synchronizing one’s hands motion and sight to properly frame the bird, there are other composing considerations to consider. It is very pleasing to create a photograph of a beauti...

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