Category Archives: Wildlife

New Zealand Trip – August 27, 2017 (Day 4) – Dunedin Architecture, Scenic Harbor and Little Blue Penguins!

New Zealand Trip – August 27, 2017 (Day 4) – Dunedin Architecture, Scenic Harbor and Little Blue Penguins! Photos from our recent (August 2017) vacation to New Zealand with stops in Wellington and Dunedin. We tour Dunedin on foot, shoot … Continue reading

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Little Blue Penguin (Eudyptula minor) – Korora (Maori), Royal Albatross Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand [Video] (0:43)

Little Blue Penguin (Eudyptula minor) – Korora (Maori), Royal Albatross Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand A small blue penguin finds its burrow and its mate at the Royal Albatross Centre in Dunedin, New Zealand. Blue Penguin (Eudyptula minor) on Wikipedia   This … Continue reading

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The only kiwi we saw on this trip, unfortunately. We’ll try harder next time.

The only kiwi we saw on this trip, unfortunately. We’ll try harder next time. Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books … Continue reading

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Our lunch mate via Instagram

Our lunch mate #nature #bird #gull #newzealand #travel #wildlife via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these … Continue reading

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We saw the blue penguins (pukekura) come in from sea last night. Totally amazing and cute. More pictures, video and audio to come. via Instagram

We saw the blue penguins (pukekura) come in from sea last night. Totally amazing and cute. More pictures, video and audio to come. #penguin #newzealand #travel #animals #wildlife #nature #outdoors via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Join me on Douglas … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Visiting the Island Fox on Santa Cruz Island

Check out my first guest blog on the Friends of the Island Fox web site. — Douglas What is like to visit the island fox at home? Walk along with our guest blogger – Douglas E. Welch Island Journal – … Continue reading

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Pelican and Cormorant

Pelican and Cormorant Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve   Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Related Posts: Mulefat Flowers, Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Sycamore, Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve White Pelican Through the Reeds Pelican on the lake Sepulveda … Continue reading

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Ducks in a row?

Ducks in a row? If only I had my ducks in a row like these guys and gal. Mallards at Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve.  Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Related Posts: Sycamore, Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve … Continue reading

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White Pelican Through the Reeds

White Pelican Through the Reeds Another pelican at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve just a mile from the house and next to the busy 405 freeway.  Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Related Posts: Mulefat Flowers, Sepulveda … Continue reading

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Pelican on the lake

Pelican on the lake White pelicans are regular visitors to the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve but can seem out of place to many visitors who think of them only as seaside birds. Pelicans nest on freshwater lakes although they often … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds Two hummers take a moment out to drink at our window feeder Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Learn more about hummingbirds in these books from Amazon.com      Shop for a variety of hummingbird feeders … Continue reading

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Cooper’s Hawk in the garden again

  Cooper’s Hawk in the garden again Our regular visits from our Cooper’s Hawk continue. This time instead of hunting and eating he simply sat atop our garden swing for quite a long while observing. After a while the squirrels … Continue reading

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Bird Sentinel Chiffon Top and Much More!

Bird Sentinel Chiffon Top and Much More! Exclusively from DouglasEWelch.com/shop Click to view this entire collection and buy today! Shop my entire portfolio #bird #blackandwhite #clothing #nature #home #technology #products #cards #clothing #arts #crafts #technology #iphone #cases #bags #totes #photography … Continue reading

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Happy Owl? [Photo]

Happy Owl?  A burrowing owl, I believe, at the LA Zoo.  #owl #bird #nature #closeup #ig_naturelovers #ig_naturepictures #ig_naturesbest @24earth   Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Related Posts: Palm tree in Black and White [Photo] End of … Continue reading

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Evidence [Photo]

Evidence It looks like the Cooper’s Hawk has visited again, but this time it looks like it caught a pigeon instead of the usual mourning dove. I am not sure exactly when this happened as I only saw this evidence … Continue reading

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