Welcome to Woodburn Mann Executive Search monthly calendar download. Woodburn Mann Executive Search makes the calendar months available to anyone who would like to have them as backgrounds on their computer screens. Each new month will be made available on the first of that month on this site. Read about the calendar history and register on the site to receive an update when the next calendar month is available. The photo title and story is at the bottom of this page.

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1: right click on the image above and save target as
2: select the file folder where you want the image saved
3: download

4: click on START (windows desktop bottom left)
5: choose "control panel" and then click "display"
6: select "desktop" from the top menu tabs
7: click browse, go to the file where you saved the photo that you downloaded
8: double click it and it will appear in the box on the desktop panel.
9: highlight it by clicking on it , select "stretch" in the box under the "browse" button and then choose apply, click OK

2009 Digital Calendar photo description 

"Searching for Nectar"


Mid-day in the Kirkmans Kamp Garden, situated in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Mpumalanga,

this beautiful Citrus Swallowtail Butterfly hovered momentarily over these flowers trying to select

the best spot to land so as to be able to syphen up the tasty nectar.


Citrus Swallowtail Butterfly - Papilio demodocus


This butterfly has a wingspan of up to 85 mm. It is black, banded, spotted and speckled with yellow.

Each hind wing has two black, blue and orange eyespots


Nikon D2xs,  12.4 megapixel resolution,  AF-S VR-Nikkor 600 mm f4 D11 lens with

Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14EII 1.4x,

Focal length 840 mm - effective with high-speed crop mode 1680 mm

@ 6.8 megapixel resolution 1/1600th sec @ f8,�ISO 800

(Due to rapid and erratic flight movements, it took over 800 frames to capture this particular image)


Semi-finalist Image : Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2008 - Natural History Museum, London

Photograph by Trevor Woodburn