This pregnant spider monkey eats leaves upside down in primary rainforest. Very hard to spot and photograph because the spider monkeys tend to hide way up in the canopy when the occasional bushwalker strolls around.
Green Kingfisher (female)
This female green kingfisher portrait was shot only minutes after sunrise. The kingfisher returned a view times to a sawn off tree trunk before it disappeard with its early morning catch.
Top portrait of the very colorful bay-headed tanager showing its blue front, green back, deep red head and the brownish thighs.
This spectacled owl woke me up at 5 o'clock in the morning - well worth it! It was perched in a cecropia tree and definitively was after some late night nibbles as it totally ignored me. I had to correct the red "satanic" eyes in LR, because there was no time to get the flash out of the camera axis.
Pale-billed Woodpecker (female)
This female pale-billed woodpecker peers out of its tree hole and shows its beautiful red head and the pale bill.
Great Crested Flycatcher
In this profile portrait you see the great crested flycatcher (Schnäppertyrann) perched on a frangipani tree with a nicely blured green-brown background.
Colourful portrait of a rare wild living Scarlet Macaw showing the plumage's red, blue, yellow and green colours.
Purple-throated Mountain-gem (male)
Hummingbird portrait of a male purple-throated mountain-gem showing the deep purple throat and turquoise crown.
The black-and-white warbler in a black and white profile shot showing its typical habit of creeping on trunks. "Never give in, never" to get this very fast one in focus with a Pentax!
The prong-billed barbet with its stout bill and ocherous head and breast belongs to a family of birds that comprises only of two species. Naturally, this one is endemic to the highlands of CR and W Panama.
This wild living Scarlet Macaw (Hellroter Ara) picks attalea palm fruits upside down with its powerfull beak. Close-up of the ara's head, neck and red plumage.
Scarlet Macaw in flight
Top action photo of a rare wild living Scarlet Macaw having an attalea fruit in his beak while flying back to his favorite perch and showing the entire ara macao's impressive red, blue and yellow coloured plumage.
Copyright 2018 Daniel Walther, Schulstrasse 33, CH-8472 Seuzach