Category Archives: Animals

Pitio

Pitio (Colaptes pitius) –> click on image for larger versions

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Opiliones

Ok, I know people might find this creepy, but I just think these animals look amazing. Was looking a while for one of them to have a little photoshoot.

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Dive expedition HF24 – Golfo de Penas

Ok, it has been a while. In April we went on expedition again with the staff of the Huinay Research Station. This time we went even further, to fill the gaps on our map of Chilean Patagonia. One gap was … Continue reading

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Sea Anemones

Here is a little compilation of anemones from our last underwater expedition. Unfortunately I don’t really have time to take “good pictures”, because we are actually working while diving We do make a complete census of the full benthic invertebrate … Continue reading

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Carpintero negro in Huinay

Carpintero negro (Campephilus magellanicus) –> click on image for larger versions

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Vacations… more pictures

Ok ok…. so I fixed a couple more photos of my trip My camp site at Chañaral de Aceituno: And Isla Chañaral in the background. Its a natural reserve, with an amazing amount of wildlife. A friendly chungungo (sea otter), … Continue reading

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Vacations

So I had a couple of vacation days and took off to the more Northern regions of Chile, to get away from the rain and darkness that has been embracing my home for the last winter months. The trip took … Continue reading

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Fire crown

It took me a while to finally take a picture that shows why this little guy is actually called the green backed firecrown! Males can use their crown feathers as dominance and female attraction devices They usually appear to be … Continue reading

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Zombie monito del monte

Ok ok, winter is dark and rainy, so my inspiration to continue the zombie wild life series came back! This is a little fellow that I haven’t managed to see myself in nature. They are pretty shy, rare, nocturnal, small … Continue reading

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Dive expedition to the Guaitecas / Chonos Islands

Just recently came back from our 2 week dive expedition to the large island group south from Chiloe. This is all part of the large ongoing project of the Huinay Station to increase the knowledge about the marine benthic fauna … Continue reading

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