The Philippine pitviper (Trimeresurus flavomaculatus) is a highly variable species. The ones found on Negros Island (such as this specimen) can be particularly colourful. This one here is a living piece of art with hints of yellow and turquoise… It isn’t believed to be threatened at this time.

The Philippine pitviper (Trimeresurus flavomaculatus) is a highly variable species. The ones found on Negros Island (such as this specimen) can be particularly colourful. This one here is a living piece of art with hints of yellow and turquoise… It… Continue Reading

An inquisitive Solomon Islands Skink (Corucia zebrata alfredschmidti). This photo shows the subspecies from Bougainville Island, near New Guinea. It is recognisable with its bright yellow eyes and smaller size.

An inquisitive Solomon Islands Skink (Corucia zebrata alfredschmidti). This photo shows the subspecies from Bougainville Island, near New Guinea. It is recognisable with its bright yellow eyes and smaller size.

Food fishes like sardines can be quite pretty when seen alive. The round sardinella (Sardinella aurita) has beautiful iridescent turquoise markings and a yellow snout. It occurs in large schools and overexploitation by industrial fisheries has caused declines in its populations.

Food fishes like sardines can be quite pretty when seen alive. The round sardinella (Sardinella aurita) has beautiful iridescent turquoise markings and a yellow snout. It occurs in large schools and overexploitation by industrial fisheries has caused declines in its… Continue Reading

Close-up of a Sulawesi hornbill from central Indonesia. This species is threatened by deforestation and particularly the cutting of tall old trees that are used for nesting. This hornbill is easily recognised by its bright yellow face.

Close-up of a Sulawesi hornbill from central Indonesia. This species is threatened by deforestation and particularly the cutting of tall old trees that are used for nesting. This hornbill is easily recognised by its bright yellow face.