Archive for 'Gekkota'

Itatiaia Gecko 02

The second of many species of Gecko in the park. Altitude: 1021 metres. Please help me identify it – leave a comment 🙂 Aperture: ƒ/20 Camera: NIKON D3S Focal length: 210mm ISO: 2500 Shutter speed: 1/200 s

Itatiaia Gecko 01

As with buildings in Pantanal and the Amazon rainforest, there are geckos here in the buildings of Hotel do Ype. This night was particularly rich in insects attracted to the lights coming through the large windows of the restaurant – a feast for a gecko! Altitude: 1021 metres. Please help me identify it – leave […]

Pantanal Gecko 02

This is the second gecko species I found on the walls of Pousada Xaraés, and I’m certain there are several more species living in and around these buildings. Aperture: ƒ/20 Camera: NIKON D3S Focal length: 210mm ISO: 2000 Shutter speed: 1/250 s

Pantanal Gecko 01

In the rainy season it’s not easy to be a gecko in Pantanal, so the buildings of Pousada Xaraés are a perfect all year home! Despite this I didn’t see that many geckos – in fact bats were much more numerous. Aperture: ƒ/16 Camera: NIKON D3S Focal length: 210mm ISO: 640 Shutter speed: 1/160 s