birds, photography, conservation & ecology
My most recent work.
Birds and views from deep forests the world over.
Perspectives from the rich interface of water and land.
Land's open habitats from coastal chapparral to arid grasslands.
Images from the world's oceans, and it's vast array of marine wildlife.
And everything else… (Thanks google!)
Chasing the Chinese Crested Tern
A couple days birding the Kaikoura Canyon, South Island, New Zealand, a world class seabird destination.
Burgess Island and around the Gulf
A late fall pelagic in Half Moon Bay
Location: Half Moon Bay, CA
A 2 month visit in 2005.
Herps and Fungus come out to play after fall's first rain.
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Checking out fall raptors and camping in the Panoche Hills
Location: Panoche, CA
In 2009 I spent four weeks birding South Africa and saw over 500 species.
Views of this nearshore island that is home to breeding birds, marine mammals, and a few dilapidated buildings.
A brief photo-assignment at Green Lakes State Park during central NY's frozen winter.
Spring in Central New York
Photos from the south, a winter in eastern Arkansas and surroundings.
Chasing North America's greatest Chickens, Spring 2009.
Marine Mammals of Central California
Included are some of the marine mammals hat can be seen off of Central Californ...
Location: Central California
Abraham Borker is a photographer and biologist from Santa Cruz, California. His photography highlights seabirds and ...
Location: All over
A whole new ocean of discovery for me, a rare Atlantic Ocean pelagic trip. We saw a MEGA pod of Common Dolphin, Hamm...
Four full days offshore fort bragg exploring canyons and seamounts
Birds and mammals of Monterey Bay, my pelagic backyard!
Surveying California salmon and seabirds with the NOAA Ocean Ecology Salmon team and the crew of the F/V Frosti.
An extended road trip to LA down the Big Sur coast and into the desert and the Salton Sea.
Images of the Farallones
One of the most pristine of the Channel Islands, I visited twice in 2011 to monitor rare songbirds.
Doing the county thing.
Location: Santa Cruz County
Surveying marine birds and mammals aboard the R/V MacArthur II
Location: Davidson Seamount, CA
Unbelievable work Abe! I love seeing beautiful shots from all across the taxonomic spectrum, all mixed up just as they should be!