Werner Bollmann - The big migration

 

It’s one of the most exciting natural wonders worldwide: More than 1.5 million wildebeests are on an endless migration, which leads them clockwise through the vast savannas of the Serengeti-Masai-Mara ecosystem. They are following the equatorial rainfalls, always in search of fresh grass. Danger is around them all the time – predators, river crossings and poachers. But against all odds, the big herds keep on wandering as long as humankind gives them space to roam.


Location: Tansania

Tags: connochaetes taurinus, tansania, werner bollmann, wildebeest



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  1. Didier said:

    21/09/2011 15:02

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  2. Geir Ole said:

    22/09/2011 00:32

    What a sight, what an experience :)

  3. roberto cattini said:

    22/09/2011 11:12

    At least an image of the migration different from the crossing! I like it.
    Roberto Cattini

  4. Jaak Põder said:

    24/09/2011 20:42

    Werner, have you counted how many animals are on this pic? :-)

  5. Werner said:

    25/09/2011 17:45

    Hey Jaak, not yet. Let's say: Many ;)

  6. Roy said:

    25/09/2011 18:12

    Nice picture of a Black-winged Stilt ;-) Hope to see some of these when I go to Kenya next week...

  7. Knut-Sverre Horn said:

    25/09/2011 21:51

    The stilt is really nice, but the others waders are hard to identify ;-)
    I like the subtle S-shape and the impression of depth.

  8. Sven Zacek said:

    03/10/2011 22:52

    Wow! What a perfectly balanced and laid out photo of so many animals.

  9. Sandra said:

    04/10/2011 09:43

    I couldn't agree more. All these animals seem to be on the perfect place. Great composition and I like the soft and yet strong quality of light.