Madagascar is huge and beautiful island, with a fascinating indigenous wildlife. Of course the lemurs are the big draw, but we also saw chameleons, and a range of birdlife. Madagascar is of course a very poor country with huge environmental issues, but the people were incredibly friendly and welcoming
Coquerel's sifaka foraging in the trees above the Oasis garden at Anjajavy Hotel
Coquerel's sifaka, on watch
Despite their large size the Coquerel's sifakas are very agile, leaping between the treetops to move around.
A common browm lemur displaying its magnificent tail at sunset
Tails up! Common brown lemurs looking for seeds.
Madagascar bee eater having lunch
Coquerel's sifaka portrait
The Coquerel's sifakas cross open ground using a comical bounding action.
A Crested Drongo (Dicrurus forficatus) - we saw these frequently across the island.
A common brown lemur, perched and alert.
Panther chameleon, on a night walk at Joffreville
A mouse lemur, spotted by the rodside in Andsibe during a night walk. Handheld with no flash, so not the best image I'm afraid!
A diademed sifaka seen in Mantadia National Park, western Madagascar
Another view of a bounding Couerel's sifaka
Petters chameleon, night walk at Joffreville
An Indri - the largest (and only tail-less) lemur, seen in Andasibe NP.
This sportive lemur is nocturnal, and spends the day in a hole in the tree trunk - seen here in the Ankarana reserve.
A panther chameleon, at the entrance to the Andasibe park
A tiny giraffe-necked weevil. You can see the damage they cause to the leaves, which they use to wrap their eggs.
Bamboo lemur - also on lemur island, where rescued lemurs are rehabilitated (and therefore very tame).
A black and white ruffed lemur - on the 'lemur island' reserve at Andasibe
Sanford's brown lemur, high up in the trees in Amber Mountain reserve - collecting the berries.
Madagascar fish eagle (Haliaeetus vociferoides) - seen on a boat trip around the beautiful Moramba Bay
This diademed sifiaka posed by the roadside at Mantadia.
The male crowned lemur, at Ankarana
The Madagascar green day-gecko - exploring a banana flower at Nozy Komba
A very sleepy male crowned lemur!
Spot the Leaf-Tailed Gecko! These creatures spend the day head down, camouflaged on tree trunks or twigs, and are very hard to see!
A female crowned lemur - male and female have different head colouring.
A dozy Sanford's brown lemur, hunkred down for a rest.