Octopus trees: The reason its called the spiny forest.
Octopus trees: The reason its called the spiny forest.
Range restricted Subdesert Mesite
Range restricted Subdesert Mesite
These baobab trees are over 1000 years old.
These baobab trees are over 1000 years old.
The spiny forest in southwest Madagascar is an otherworldly environment of specialist trees.
The spiny forest in southwest Madagascar is an otherworldly environment of specialist trees.
Red-tailed Vanga
Red-tailed Vanga
Fony Baobab is found in dry forest below 300 m elevation. It is one of the smaller baobab species and features distinctive reddish bark.
Fony Baobab is found in dry forest below 300 m elevation. It is one of the smaller baobab species and features distinctive reddish bark.
Subdesert Brush Warbler
Subdesert Brush Warbler
Long-tailed Ground Roller
Long-tailed Ground Roller
Madagascar Hoopoe in an Octopus Tree
Madagascar Hoopoe in an Octopus Tree
Cow of the island, the ubiquitous Zebu
Cow of the island, the ubiquitous Zebu
Madagascar Kingfisher
Madagascar Kingfisher
Madagascar Mannikin
Madagascar Mannikin
An impromptu game of football.
An impromptu game of football.
The Mozambique Channel
The Mozambique Channel
The road to the Arboretum d'Antsokay
The road to the Arboretum d'Antsokay
Verreaux's Coua at La Table
Verreaux's Coua at La Table
Dirt road near La Table
Dirt road near La Table
Red-shouldered Vanga
Red-shouldered Vanga
Fony Baobab in La Table
Fony Baobab in La Table
Verreaux's Sifaka in Zombitse
Verreaux's Sifaka in Zombitse
Day roosting Sportive Lemur
Day roosting Sportive Lemur
Like Yoda in a tree
Like Yoda in a tree
Standing's Day Gecko
Standing's Day Gecko
Standing's Day Gecko 2
Standing's Day Gecko 2
Appert's Tetraka in Zombitse
Appert's Tetraka in Zombitse
White-Browed Owl
White-Browed Owl
Three-eyed Lizard. Check out the third eye on the back of its head.
Three-eyed Lizard. Check out the third eye on the back of its head.
The road to Isalo National Park
The road to Isalo National Park
Enjoy a Three Horse Beer, a Madagascar endemic.
Enjoy a Three Horse Beer, a Madagascar endemic.
The crew!
The crew!
Madagascar Rock Thrush
Madagascar Rock Thrush
Elephant foot plant
Elephant foot plant
Jewelled Chameleon (Furcifer lateralis)
Jewelled Chameleon (Furcifer lateralis)
Madagascar Hoopoe
Madagascar Hoopoe
Manu and I looking for Madagascar Red Owl
Manu and I looking for Madagascar Red Owl
Female Cuckoo Roller
Female Cuckoo Roller
King Julian! (Ring-tailed Lemur)
King Julian! (Ring-tailed Lemur)
Rick (not pictured) was so sick on this hike!
Rick (not pictured) was so sick on this hike!
Dumeril's Madagascar Swift
Dumeril's Madagascar Swift
Smurf houses.
Smurf houses.
Find the Mossy Leaf Gecko!
Find the Mossy Leaf Gecko!
Madagascan magpie-robin is a familiar face throughout the country.
Madagascan magpie-robin is a familiar face throughout the country.
Red-fronted Brown Lemur
Red-fronted Brown Lemur
Satanic Leaf Gecko
Satanic Leaf Gecko
Two-banded Chameleon
Two-banded Chameleon
Madagascar Cuckoo Shrike
Madagascar Cuckoo Shrike
Ranomafana National Park
Ranomafana National Park
Red-fronted Brown Lemur
Red-fronted Brown Lemur
Cryptic Chameleon
Cryptic Chameleon
O'Shaughnessy's Chameleon
O'Shaughnessy's Chameleon
Rice production was common throughout
Rice production was common throughout
The far north!
The far north!
Zina, Madagascar's best driver.
Zina, Madagascar's best driver.
Male (red morph) Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher
Male (red morph) Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher
Coquerel's Coua
Coquerel's Coua
Male (white-morph) Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher
Male (white-morph) Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher
Sickle-billed Vanga
Sickle-billed Vanga
Long-billed Tetraka
Long-billed Tetraka
Blue Vanga
Blue Vanga
Coquerel's Sifaka in Ankarafantsika National Park
Coquerel's Sifaka in Ankarafantsika National Park
Madagascar Fish Eagle in Ankarafantsika National Park
Madagascar Fish Eagle in Ankarafantsika National Park
Madagascar Fody was conspicuous throughout Madagascar.
Madagascar Fody was conspicuous throughout Madagascar.
Collared Nightjar in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
Collared Nightjar in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
Indri is Madagascar's largest (non-extinct) lemur species. It's booming call is penetrating and eerie.
Indri is Madagascar's largest (non-extinct) lemur species. It's booming call is penetrating and eerie.
Lined Day Gecko
Lined Day Gecko
Lined Day Gecko
Lined Day Gecko
Diademed Sikaka in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
Diademed Sikaka in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
The beautiful Ward's Vanga
The beautiful Ward's Vanga
Eastern Woolly Lemur
Eastern Woolly Lemur
Madagascar's capital city Antananarivo
Madagascar's capital city Antananarivo