Favourite Nature and Wildlife Photos

 

Here is a selection of some of our favourite nature and wildlife photos from our travels (and a few from closer to home), in no particular order.  We hope you enjoy them!

 

Butterfly on a sunflower, Madeira

Butterfly on a sunflower, Madeira

 

Condor, Colca Canyon, Peru

Condor soaring above the Colca Canyon, Peru

 

Agave plants, Cabo de Gata, Spain

Agave plants, Cabo de Gata, Spain

 

Nesting storks, Faro, Portugal

Nesting storks, Faro, Portugal

 

Autumn ivy leaves, York

Autumn ivy, York, UK

 

Norwegian pony

Norwegian pony (good mane!)


Tourradar

 

Cute marmots in the Engadine, Switzerland

Two curious marmots, Switzerland

 

Wild flowers in the Tatra Mountains, Slovakia

Wild flowers in the Tatra Mountains, Slovakia

 

Wild vicunas grazing in front of Misti volcano, Peru

Wild vicunas grazing in front of Misti volcano, Peru

 

Tall tree

Tall tree – somewhere in Scotland!

 

Dolphins, Madeira

Dolphins seen from boat, Madeira

 



 

Comma butterfly on grass with open wings

Comma butterfly on my lawn, York, UK

 

Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland

Spruce trees in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland

 

Llama near the Colca Canyon, Peru

Llama near the Colca Canyon, Peru

 

Interesting tree

Interesting tree, York, UK

 

Highland cattle in a pond, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Cooling down on the Isle of Skye, Scotland



 

Mating slugs on a boulder, Switzerland

Pair of mating slugs! Switzerland

 

American kestrel at Tipon, Peru

American kestrel at Tipon, Peru

 

Ancient horse chestnut tree trunk

Ancient horse chestnut tree trunk, Ripley, North Yorkshire, UK

 

Pilot whales, the Azores

Pilot whales, The Azores

 

Lizard at Machu Picchu, Peru

Lizard at Machu Picchu, Peru

 

Tree fern, The Azores

Tree fern, Sao Miguel, The Azores


Azores Getaways

 

Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbirds

Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbirds, Peru

 

Yawning marmot, Switzerland

That morning feeling…..

 

Great grey owl

Great grey owl, Stockholm Zoo

 

Ginger Lily, Sao Miguel, The Azores

Ginger Lily, Sao Miguel, The Azores

 

Hummingbird on branch, Peru

Hummingbird on a branch, Peru


Stock Photos from 123RF

 

Little egret, Dunas de Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Feeding little egret, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

 

Adder on stony path

Lovely adder in the Swiss Alps

 

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Rare tansy beetles on a nettle leaf near York, UK

 

Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird, Peru

Chestnut breasted coronet hummingbird, Peru

 

Reflected trees, Ripley, North Yorkshire, UK

Reflected trees, Ripley, North Yorkshire, UK

 

Some of the photos on this page, together with many more, are available through the Shutterstock, Dreamstime and 123RF microstock agencies.

 

Royalty Free Stock Images

 

If you are interested in selling some of your own photos through microstock agencies, see Selling Your Travel Photos.



 

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