Along all 2013 we have been working in a new photo hide for Common Genet, a poorly known small carnivore living in South Europe and Africa.
The hide is place in a mixed forest near Tremp (Catalan Pyrenees) and it is the fruit of several months of field work. From all this work we have selected some of the most interesting images to offer a sample of what a photo session with these Common Genets can be.
What you will see in this video?
In this video you will see a adult female (called Flors) taking care of a group of four young Genets born in September. At the same time you will also see a son of Flors born the past spring but that has remained along with her and it seems to take care of the youngest.
Hope you will enjoy it as we did when spending time with them!
During April and May, 2013, Barcelona Birding Point’s team worked in the shoot for the new Canon 70D as wildlife guides as well as providing with photo hides to capture professional images of wildlife. Our help was also required to locate sceneries, landscapes and villages in order to get all their desired scenes. This shoot was lead by Amigo Productions and was a worldwide campaign for new Canon model, 70D.
Amigo Productions team filming in Los Monegros steppelands with new Canon 70D cameras. Photo: Carles Oliver
Barcelona Birding Point was guiding the whole team to capture those images that were necessary for Canon purpose and was enterely filmed and photographed in Catalonia. Some of the sceneries included famous Natural Parks such as Aiguamolls de l’Empordà and Tortosa-Beseït as well as Pyrenean locations as renamed as Sant Llorenç de Montgai and Serra de Boumort. Other important locations incluyed villages of Miravet and Ballobar, in Aragón.
Filming from a view point of privilege over Miravet and Ebro River. Photo: Carles Oliver
Filming in Miravet streets. Photo: Carles Oliver
Brütus Ostling crepuscular photo session in Aiguamolls de l’Empordà with Ivan from Barcelona Birding Point. Photo: Carles Oliver
This is a sample of the work made along those days…
Shot itself was 12 days long including falconry and photo hide sessions as well as specific outdoor sessions to capture images of landscapes and a variety of wildlife.
Here, a new sample:
This work was possible thanks to an intense collaboration among Amigo Productions and Barcelona Birding Point teams.
Spanish Ibex was one of the targeted mammals along those days. Photo taken along the filming sessions in Tortosa-Beseït Natural Park. Photo: Carles Oliver