Black-crowned Night Heron (Juvenile) — A Wading Bird In The Desert? — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Yesterday morning, my friend Ned Harris and I took a drive into the farmlands northwest of Tucson. It was a brilliantly sunny day and bone dry. Clouds of dust blew off the roads and the adjacent fields, […]

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Greater Roadrunner — Perching On “The Snag” — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. When I go out in the field to photograph birds I often follow a route that I’ve traversed many times in the past. The farmlands northwest of Tucson are criss-crossed with dozens of miles of dirt roads abutting […]

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Meet the Cornish Black Bee — The Cornish Bird

Could the Cornish Black Bee be an answer to the decline in bee population in the UK? The sad fact is that bees are in real trouble. In recent years the news coverage of their plight has become increasingly worrying. It is now estimated that of the roughly two thousand species of bee in Europe…

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By Invitation Only! — Through Open Lens

F/5.6, 1/500, ISO 200. Mallard Female Why do barbers make good drivers? They know all the shortcuts. Interesting Fact: During egg-laying phase, she lines the nest with grasses, leaves, and twigs from nearby. She also pulls tall vegetation over to conceal herself and her nest. After incubation begins, she plucks down feathers from her breast […]

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