F/9.0, 1/320, ISO 200. Killdeer What do you call a belt with a watch on it? A waist of time. Interesting Fact: Killdeer nests are simple scrapes often placed on slight rises in their open habitats. Killdeer may make several scrapes not far away from each other before choosing one to lay in. The duplication […]
Red Gate, Blue Water, Santorini, Greece
A Roundup begins in paperwork, planning and advocate action long before a chopper flies. Help us give the reality of the wild horse a fighting chance! Wild horses are the only animal […]
The remains were found in a marsh in Hell Creek Formation in Montana in 2013, according to its owner.
This week on Birds of Georgetown, GM is exploring woodpeckers. Woodpeckers, for those not old enough to remember a certain famous cartoon, get their name from how they strike trees with their beak to find bugs to eat. Here in DC there are a few varieties you might see. (Although typically you hear them first!). […]
Red-headed Woodpecker © HJ Ruiz – Avian101
F/7.1, 1/200, ISO 640. Garden Gnome One time a man was driving on the road when he got stopped by a gnome with red clothes. The gnome said” I’m a red gnome and I want a strawberry”. The man gave him a strawberry and went on his business. Later he got stopped by a gnome […]
A tower, a castle and the cutest doocot.
The last known female Yangtze giant softshell turtle has died in China, according to Chinese state media, potentially dooming the species to extinction. The female turtle, believed to be more than 90 years old, died on Saturday more than 24 hours after local staff, together with international experts, attempted to artificially inseminate her, local newspaper…