Tag Archives: Cuba


Playing with B&W

Sometimes I like to convert pictures to B&W, as I showed in a previous blog on the Eurasian Coot. Apple’s Aperture and Photoshop have their limitations. Since I am a happy user of several Topaz Labs […]

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Cuba’s Kestrels

When visiting Cuba there’s chances of seeing several American Kestrels: the ‘normal’ or nominate species – usually as migrants. But mostly seen is the subspecies ‘sparveroides’, either in a red/dark or white/light morph. And of […]

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Cuban Woodpeckers n’ Wheels

Cuba boasts six species of Woodpeckers, one of which is allegedly extinct (last recorded in 1987). So that makes five. Of those five I managed to see and photograph three, among them the endemic Cuban Green […]

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Cuba – the Mix (part 1)

As written earlier I am just back from a month cycling on Cuba. A most colorful country, and traveling by bicycle is probably the best way to see it. Of course, you can stay in […]

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Cuba – first impressions

Happy New Year all ! Today we came back from a 1.200km cycle trip through colorful Cuba – a country that left me with many impressions, experiences and thoughts. And some odd 3.000 pictures, which now […]

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