Category Archives: Thailand

The smile

This is a picture I took during my random walk on the streets of Bangkok a while ago. The more often I look at it, the more I like it. Why? The look and smile. The colors. How devoted to … Continue reading

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Scarlet macaw

The scarlet macaw (Ara macao, puna-ara in Finnish) is a large, red, yellow and blue South American parrot, a member of a large group of Neotropical parrots called macaws. It is native to humid evergreen forests of tropical South America. … Continue reading

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More Bangkok street art

If you will walk from Saphan Hua Chang Pier of the  Khlong Saen Saep Express Boat (a.k.a. khlong taxi) to Jim Thompson House in Bangkok, you will see these graffiti on both sides of the khlong. I just wonder, who … Continue reading

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Murals by Saddo and Bon in Bangkok

Bukruk Urban Art Festival took place in January this year in Bangkok, Thailand. During the festival the walls of two opposite buildings at Soi Charoen Krung 28 were the huge canvases of street artists Bon and Saddo. – I saw their artworks … Continue reading

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Painted stork

The painted stork (Mycteria leucocephala, aasianiibishaikara in Finnish) is a large wading bird in the stork family. It is found in the wetlands of the plains of tropical Asia south of the Himalayas in the Indian Subcontinent and extending into Southeast … Continue reading

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Lunch for jungle crow

The jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos, paksunokkavaris in Finnish), is a widespread Asian species of crow. It is very adaptable and is able to survive on a wide range of food sources, making it capable of colonizing new areas, due to … Continue reading

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Cats and rats in Bangkok

Carefully painted wall art – graffiti! – in a small alley (soi) of Charoen Krung Road in Bangkok. – Click any image to open the gallery.  

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Little egret – white against black

I spotted this Little egret under a pier in Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. The contrast between a pure white bird and almost black steel bars makes the image almost graphical. Little egret (Egretta garzetta, silkkihaikara in Finnish) is a small (c. … Continue reading

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Murals on the back street in Bangkok

These murals, painted elegantly with muted colors, are on a narrow back street (soi) on the edge of Bangkok’s China Town, Talat Noi. That is a great area for unplanned walk, street photography and escape from the busy main streets and shops.

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A sad day for a Zebra Dove

Happened in Thailand, Hua Hin. Could happen almost anywhere. I was sitting quietly with my camera near the beach, where this Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata, in Finnish seeprakyyhky) was looking for something to eat. I turned my head and noticed a cat lurking … Continue reading

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