The IUCN is celebrating the International year of Biodiversity 2010 by creating the Species of the Day. Today Tim’s image of the Panay Monitor Lizard (Varanus mabitang) is used for Species of the Day. The Panay Monitor Lizard is an endangered species endemic to Panay Island in the Philippines. To learn more go to Species of the Day.
GEO’s June issue contains a new article on Birds of Paradise. It features both old and new photographs of 9 different species.
This image shows a creative angle of the hind side and tail feathers of a male King Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus regius). Other species in the article include Carola’s Parotia, Goldie’s Bird of Paradise, Lesser Bird of Paradise, Magnificent Bird of Paradise, Red Bird of Paradise, Ribbon-tailed Astrapia, Victoria’s Riflebird, and Wilson’s Bird of Paradise.
To see more of Tim’s images from the Foja Mountains go to NGM’s photo galleries.
The June issue of National Geographic is out. Check out Tim’s article “Discovery in the Foja Mountains” on page 110. It illustrates the wide diversity of species and what it took to study the remarkable area.
Also, to go along with the NG story was a press release. You can read the articles and view some pictures on the web at TIME or Conservation International.
Keep a look out for Tim’s work being published this year. He has two stories coming out in National Geographic’s June and July issues. Later in the year National Wildlife and GEO will be publishing his work as well.
In May, Face to Face with Orangutans was published by National Geographic Children’s Books. Tim shares his stories of working with his wife, orangutan researcher Cheryl Knott, studying the wild orangutans of Borneo. The book is entirely illustrated with Tim’s unique images of fully wild orangutans and gives young readers not only a lot of interesting information about orangutans, but a real sense of what it is like to spend time with them in the rain forest.