Alex Vargas

Sunbirds Heaven

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Sunbirds are Fantastic birds and Krating Waterfall it’s a real Hotspot to photograph them! I was trilled to see 3 species of Sunbirds at the roadside gardens of the Rain Forest Discovery Center (Malaysian Borneo) in 2010, but when I visited Wat Krating Waterfall –in Khao Kitchakut National Park (eastern Thailand), I was blown away […]

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Bird-Photographer Luis Vargas, a Costa Rican that Loves Dogs!

Thumbnail image for Bird-Photographer Luis Vargas, a Costa Rican that Loves Dogs! by Alex Vargas 13 October 2011

Luis Vargas, his Birds, his Dogs, his Travels and a Lesson to Everyone I decided to feature my good friend Luis (it has my last name, but we are not related), as he is a pretty simple and friendly guy that has lots of birds and story to share. He has a fantastic feeder in […]

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Waders Galore

Thumbnail image for Waders Galore by Alex Vargas 7 October 2011

Thailand is invaded by thousands of waders every winter… Kho Kham it’s a fantastic site to photograph them! Just over an hour away from Bangkok, Kho Kham Salt Pans it’s a great meeting and feeding spot for resident and migrant species of waders. On the right time, you can see thousands… Literally! Kho Kham represents […]

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My Hottest Bird-Photo Spot in the World

Thumbnail image for My Hottest Bird-Photo Spot in the World by Alex Vargas 29 September 2011

Loong Sin Blind… a Bird-Photographers Paradise Loong Sin (loong in Thai means uncle) is a simple man with a life of experience in the forest. That smiley and helpful little man wasn’t always a great friend of nature. This is -in fact- one of these stories with a happy turn that makes the world better. […]

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Banded Pitta in Southern Thailand

Thumbnail image for Banded Pitta in Southern Thailand by Alex Vargas 22 September 2011

Banded Pitta… A Bird-Photo Jewel Pittas are fascinating birds that hope around the forest floors in tropical Asia and Australasia, with a couple of species found in Africa. The Banded Pitta (Pitta guajana) it’s located in the Thai-Malay Peninsula and the Greater Sundas (except the Island of Sulawesi, in Indonesia). In Thailand, one can only […]

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Birds + Photography = BIRDPHOTO

Thumbnail image for Birds + Photography = BIRDPHOTO by Alex Vargas 15 September 2011

Birding with a camera in Thailand. Birdwatching is today, one of the strongest lines of tourism around the globe. According to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service study, only in the United States of America, birdwatchers contributed with 36 billion USD to the nation’s economy in 2006, and over 20% of all Americans are identified […]

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