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The story about the photo of the DOY winner 2015

July 25 2016 by Editorial Team | Category: Digiscoping

The story about the photo of the DOY winner 2015

The winner of the 10th edition of the “Digiscoper of the year” competition is Claudio Montuori from Italy. His photo impressed both the expert jury and the general public with his breath-taking shot of a Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus) in flight, carrying its prey. What was particularly outstanding was his ability to photograph a bird flying directly toward the camera, which is considered to be a particularly challenging technical achievement.

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Birding on the Varanger peninsula in summer

July 15 2016 by Leander Khil | Category: Travel experience

Birding on the Varanger peninsula in summer

For quite some time, Norway's Varanger peninsula has been rising high as a much desired European birdwatching destination. It was time for me too, to check out never-ending days, impressive bird cliffs, breathtaking landscapes and Arctic Redpolls – Varanger in summer.

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The Elusive Spirit Bear

July 12 2016 by Apex Expeditions | Category: Expeditions

The Elusive Spirit Bear

Late at night I was awakened by the sound of rain. It was pounding down on the deck of the sailboat, which was about six inches above my nose as I lay in my bunk. Then I heard the wind and felt the boat swing into the gale as the anchor chain snapped taut, and I thought Uh-oh.

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