A post about wildlife photography ethics surrounding Snowy Owls during the 2011/2012 Snowy Owl irruption. This post shows the cautionary signs at Boundary Bay, along with information about photographers who violate the posted regulations and signs.
White-naped Crane and chick One of the nicest animal parks I’ve ever visted has to be Le Parc des Oiseaux in Villars-les-Dombes, France. The entire park is made mostly of open spaces where you can enjoy a mix of captive birds and local wild birds, often living together in the same area. There’s a vast lake and wetlands area which hosts local and migrating birds. Here visitors can enjoy and observe local wildlife living freely. End of May, beginning of June allows you to see Grebe’s, Coots and other wild birds nesting and raising their youngs. The entire area of Villars-les-Dombes, France is made of lakes, swamps and wetlands. It’s very rich in wildlife, especially water fowls and herons. Having these local birds interact and live freely with the park’s birds adds a unique flavor to an already wonderfully managed animal park. One of the Parks more interesting residents are the White-naped Crane. They Continue reading →