Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal — TIME

You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site of a viral penguin hideout where the two birds recently hid beneath the foot truck…

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Playero Occidental/Western Sandpiper/Calidris mauri — Birds Colombia: 846 especies hoy

Nombre en español: Playero Occidental Nombre en ingles: Western Sandpiper Nombre científico: Calidris mauri Familia: Scolopacidae Foto: Jose Luis Pushaina/Samuel Aristizabal/Francisco Piedrahita Canto: Andrew Spencer El correlimos de Alaska (Calidris mauri o Erolia mauri) es una pequeña ave limícola de la familia Scolopacidae. Descripción Los adultos tienen las piernas oscuras y pico corto, fino y oscuro, más fino y algo curvado en la […]

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Animal Rescue Group Needs Help Caring for 89 Baby Egrets and Herons After Their Tree Fell in Oakland — KTLA

An animal rescue group is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland. A ficus tree serving as a rookery split in half and partially fell last week. International Bird Rescue said Wednesday it needs donations and volunteers to…

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Field Notes: South Fork of the Payette River — Wickersham’s Conscience

The Payette River, with the Boise River and Weiser River, are the river systems that drain the westerly side of the Idaho Batholith in central Idaho. Like its more famous cousin, the Salmon River and its various forks, the Payette has carved deeply into the Batholith. Unlike its sister streams, in many stretches of the […]

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Gaviotín de Cabot/Sandwich Tern/Thalasseus sandvicensis — Birds Colombia: 839 especies hoy

Nombre en español: Gaviotín de Cabot Nombre en ingles: Sandwich Tern Nombre científico: Thalasseus sandvicensis Familia: Laridae Foto: Mauricio Ossa Canto: Peter Boesman El charrán patinegro (Thalasseus sandvicensis) es un ave de la familia Sternidae que habita en las costas de África y Eurasia occidental. Su taxonomía se encuentra en disputa, mientras que algunos lo incluyen en el géneroThalasseus otros lo mantienen en el género Sterna.​ Está estrechamente emparentado […]

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PLEASE KEEP ON THE GRASS! LIE DOWN! ROLL AROUND IN IT! FORGET ALL YOUR RESPONSIBILITES! — Through Open Lens

F/7.1, 1/200, ISO 400. Northern Flicker What do you call a Happy Cowboy? A Jolly Rancher Interesting Fact: Northern Flickers don’t act like typical woodpeckers. They mainly forage on the ground, sometimes among sparrows and blackbirds. When flushed, flickers often perch erect on thin horizontal branches rather than hitching up or around a tree trunk. Flickers […]

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Hummingbird Week, photo 6 — Birds of New England.com

I’ll be venturing out of New England for a few days and don’t want the birds here to think I forgot about them so I’m instituting my own Hummingbird Week. Each day this week I’ll post a new or old photo of a ruby-throated hummingbird, the only hummer that occurs regularly in New England. There […]

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