Author Archives: Sean Crane


Macaroni Penguin

Penguins are everywhere in the Falkland Islands. And macaroni penguins are the most numerous species of penguin in the world. But there aren’t many macaroni penguins in the Falklands. In fact, I only saw a […]

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Young Southern Elephant Seal

Juvenile southern elephant seals are relatively easy to approach for wide angle shots. Sometimes, they even approach you. They are old enough to be on their own and away from their mothers, but they are […]

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White-Whiskered Hermit

Hermits are pretty cool looking hummingbirds, with their fancy tails and curved bills. In this case, a white-whiskered hermit that I found flitting around in the Ecuadorian cloud forest. Nikon D800 with Nikkor 200-400mm lens […]

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Chocoan Night Monkeys

Night monkeys are the only nocturnal monkeys found in the Americas. There are several distinct species, including these two little guys which go by either the Chocoan night monkey or the Panamanian night monkey. I […]

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Leopard and Setting Sun

If you look closely, you can see a leopard resting in that fallen tree — the sun just about to set directly below her. As soon as the sun did set, she set off on […]

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Flame Robin

Robins are sweet little birds. They come in many color varieties, including a fiery, orangish-red. Meet the flame robin — a little guy that I had the pleasure of meeting on Bruny Island in Tasmania. […]

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Mountain Gorilla Mother and Baby

It’s been quite a while since I posted a mountain gorilla. I visited Uganda back in 2009 when I was told that there were only about 700 left in the wild. Since then their numbers […]

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Roseate Spoonbill Reflection

This photo has been one of my best sellers over the years and I just realized that I’ve never actually posted it to the blog. It is in my “North America” gallery but was never […]

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The bushbuck is a very widespread antelope throughout sub-Sahara Africa. They prefer habitat on the edge of thick forest, which provides both shelter and food. I spotted this one in Queen Elizabeth National Park in […]

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Nasal Knobs

The above photo gives a good look at the ornamental nasal knobs of the imperial cormorant. Below shows how they highlight that gorgeous face. Both photos were taken on Saunders Island in the Falkland Islands. […]

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Marine Iguanas Storming a Hill

Actually, these marine iguanas were resting in the sun and weren’t even moving, but it looked like they were on the attack and storming that small hill on Fernandina Island in the Galapagos Islands. Nikon […]

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Posturing Gibbon

This female white-handed gibbon was striking quite a few poses high in the tree tops of Kaeng Krachan National Park in Thailand. She was actually partaking in the morning ritual of marking her territory with […]

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