Category Archives: Huinay

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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Carpintero negro in Huinay

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

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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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Double rainbow

Ok, so some days ago we had this amazing rainbow in the morning…..

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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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Waking up in the sky

WOW….. This was probably one of the coolest things I have done in a while! Ok, so I had to take free days at some point this month… but with imminent expedition and lots to do, and waning summer, I … Continue reading

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The ulmos flowering

The ulmos (Eucryphia cordifolia) are flowering in the fiord. Such a beautiful view. Big parts of the forest have this white shadow cast over it. –> click on image for larger version

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Cachudito

Cachudito (Anairetes parulus) in front of my window yesterday morning. –> click on image for larger version

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Rio Porcelana

The river in the Porcelana valley. Right next to the hot springs that reach up to 60-70 °C. It is really refreshing to jump into this 5-10 °C river after a bath in the warm water. –> click on images … Continue reading

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