Thursday, August 25, 2011

PHOTOGRAPHERS !!! a reminder

A reminder if that's OK. I am working on a new book, provisionally entitled Woodpeckers of the World: a photographic guide (for the publisher Christopher Helm/A&C Black in London). The project editor is Jim Martin who is looking forward to submissions of top-class photos of woodpeckers from anyone who would like to be involved. So, if you have photos of woodpeckers from anywhere in the world, then contact Jim who'll tell you what is needed. His

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Back from the BBW !

Just back from the British Birdwatching Fair at Rutland Water, UK. It was a great success all-round! My book signing went well, too. Thanks to everyone who bought a copy!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Monkey Washing Food

We took a boat-trip through coastal mangroves in Malaysia. This Crab-eating Macaque (aka Long-tailed Macaque) and his gang came out to the water's edge and washed food items before eating them. 

Friday, August 12, 2011

British Birdwatching Fair 2011

I will be at the British Birdwatching Fair at Rutland Water, UK, next weekend (August 19-21). I will be signing copies of my new book THE BLACK WOODPECKER on the Lynx Edicions stand (Marquee 1, Stands 27 & 38) on Saturday from 2-2.30pm and Sunday from 10.30-11am. See you there ! 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

More from Malaysia - White-bellied Sea Eagle

Whilst on a boat in coastal mangroves this White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster suddenly swooped by and I got this snapshot.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Back From Peninsula Malaysia

A great trip! Here is the first photo, a Collared Kingfisher Todirampus chloris, a locally common but nevertheless beautiful bird around wetlands in Malaysia. Taken at Air Hitam Dalam Sg. Dua.  

Monday, August 8, 2011

Published! My new book is out

I'd like to announce that my new book The Black Woodpecker - A monograph on Dryocopus martius is now published ! ISBN-13: 978-84-96553-79-8. Published by Lynx Edicions. More details can be found on their website at Black Woodpecker monograph