Six of my bird photographs were selected as a portfolio in the final issue of Africa Birds & Birding Magazine. I photographed these birds throughout 2011 while in Uganda where I was researching wild chimpanzees. The chimp work brought me into the canopy, which of course yielded unparalleled looks at all kinds of forest wildlife.
One of my images was selected for the cover of the Southeastern Montana Travel Guide. The image is from Makoshika State Park just outside of Glendive Montana. Makoshika State Park is an amazing stretch of badlands full of phenomenal landscape photography opportunities. Here is the cover image (at better quality) and a few more landscapes from Makoshika State Park:
This is my first publication in Africa Geographic Magazine and I'm happy to expand into another of Africa's high quality publications with a circulation of 20,000+.
To read the article - please click here or on the image above
See more photos of the Tree Pangolin (Manis tricuspis) below:
And to give some scale to these little critters - here is David Mills holding the Tree Pangolin (Manis tricuspis) - note also the defensive position and the curled tail:
Recently, while en route to southern Washington, I had a chance to spend 12 hours at Palouse Falls State Park in southeastern Washington. I arrived just in time for sunset and was able to capture a pleasing color show. One of the challenges I encountered was fitting the entire scene into one image. My widest lens is a Canon 17mm on my Canon 5D Mark II and that wasn't even close to being wide enough to engulf the landscape. I had no choice but to create several panoramas in order to capture the deep canyon as well as the color in the sky.
I also captured sunrise as well.
Of course someone had to try and kayak Palouse Falls - Tyler Bradt Kayaks Palouse Falls
These little things are all around now, so watch your step if you see adult Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) acting upset. One give away if there are chicks or a nest nearby with Killdeer is if an adult gives a broken wing display - dragging one wing on the ground and moving slowly. This is a ploy to fool a would-be predator into following the adult, who will fly away eventually.
To lear more about Killdeer, please visit Cornell's All About Birds website - www.allaboutbirds.org