I'm a naturalist. Truly interested in biology, ecology, biodiversity, nature and natural landscapes, wildlife photography, travel, among many other things...
January 24, 2017
ThursdayGreen: Portuguese jungle!
I begin by saying that in Portugal there are no jungles... It's a fact. The closest we have to these habitats are the temperate forests (northern Portugal) or the Mediterranean forests (southern Portu
ThursdayGreen: The Portuguese Oak
Quercus faginea subsp. broteroi is an subspecies of oak native to the Southwest of the Iberian Peninsula, which can also occur in Northwest Africa. Commonly known as Portuguese Oak, it's an extraordin
Tree Tuesday: Riparian trees
When well preserved, riparian galleries are important hotspots for biodiversity. For this to happen, it's very important to have healthy riparian trees, such as the ones I show in today's photo. In ad
Portuguese landscape: The Wolf's Leap
In the heart of a region known as Baixo Alentejo (southern Portugal), runs the Guadiana - the great river of southern Iberian Peninsula. At a certain point (near the village of Mértola), the river see
The LIFESTYLE LOUNGE
The cabin in the woods (photo report)
A hidden magical place, deep inside the woods... Former backyard of an old convent. A place that leads us to meditation and guide us to a complete harmony with nature. It's located in Borba, a small c
Beautiful tiny fellows
Last week, during a walk through the woods, I found a bunch of these tiny mushrooms, but only today I was able to dedicate some time to the photos. I'm not a specialist on this specific genus, but I t
ThursdayGreen: Back to the past (panoramic photo) ...
Vale Maria do Meio cromlech ! It's a megalithic site located near the city of Évora (Alentejo region, Southern Portugal), dated back to the 5th millennium BC or even earlier. It is classified as Portu
SEAPHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST • WEEK 117 • Theme announcement !!! Until 9 hive Prizes !
SEAPHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST#117 This Week the #seaphotography contest theme is: "SEA and BOATS !!!". This post is the post of submission of your photographs. This week is the 117th of the photogr
Tree Tuesday: Majestic holm oak
Days ago, during the Christmas holidays, I took a walk through the countryside near my hometown... Suddenly, I found this fantastic tree, certainly very old and a living testimony of ancient times! It
Merry Christmas with... Hygrocybe conica!
Today I chose a photo of a mushroom that could be representative of the Christmas season ... Whether by its vibrant red, orange and yellow colors, either by its cone-shaped cap, which brings us to the