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Talking of Birds
All photographs © Phil Farrer
Cuba- and the world’s smallest bird

There are 21 species of bird endemic to this Carribean island; fifteen of them are illustrated in this talk, including the smallest bird in the world - the Bee Humming bird.

Cuban Tody
Cuban Gnatcatcher
Cuban Screech Owls
Ecuador - birds, bugs and butterflies

From the high Andes to the Amazonian rain forest, Ecuador is home to a wide variety of birds and has more hummingbird species than anywhere else in the world.

 

Masked Trogan (female)
Purple-throated Woodstar
Violet-tailed Sylph
Galapagos - the Enchanted Isles

The Galapagos Islands are a bird photographer's paradise. We were particularly fortunate to be able to visit some of  the less accessible sites which are rarely visited.  

Blue-footed Boobies
Marine Iguana
Magnificent Frigate Bird
Birds of Venezuela

A miscellany of the birds of Venezuela covering a variety of habitats including the paramo of the high Andes, cloud forests, the wet plains and the savannah aound Roraima tepui.

The Venezuelan Llanos

The Llanos or wet plains of Venezuela , habitat of the anaconda, Orinoco crocodile and pirana, has such an abundance of birds and wildlife that it can stand alone as a subject for a full evening talk.

Burrowing Owl
Green Jay
White-tailed Sabrewing
Capybara
Crested Caracara
Roseate Spoonbill
South America & the Caribbean