All eyes on deck — nature has no boss

As usual the Great Horned Owl chicks spotted us before we spotted them this spring afternoon a year or two ago. Tucked neatly into an old broken cottonwood tree one chick up and one tucked neatly inside with only an eye peeking through. The Owls may have paired up already and soon the eggs will […]

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A Day With Seahorses, Platypuses and Echidnas — My Wild Australia

I recently went out to a lovely spot called Beauty Point about 40 minutes drive from Launceston in Tasmania and visited Seahorse World and Platypus House. Seahorse World was quite interesting and had plenty of seahorses to watch and discover. There were a number of tanks full of baby seahorses. These were only a few […]

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Cucarachero de Laguna/Black-capped Donacobius/Donacobius atricapilla — Un ave por día (695 especies hoy)

Nombre en español: Cucarachero de Laguna Nombre de ingles: Black-capped Donacobius Nombre científico: Donacobius atricapilla Familia: Donacobiidae Foto: Rodrigo Gaviria/Samuel Aristizábal Canto: Gabriel Leite El angú (Donacobius atricapilla),2​ también denominado cucarachero de laguna, calandria estero, ratona de capa negra y paraulata de agua,3​ es una especie de ave paseriforme que vive en los los humedales tropicales de América del Sur y Panamá. Es la única especie del género Donacobius y su ubicación […]

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Evening Grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertinus — Quiet Solo Pursuits

Note: this post, while published, is a work in progress, as are all posts in this series, My Photo Life List. My goal is to photograph every species of bird that is seen on a regular basis here in Michigan, working from a list compiled by the Michigan chapter of the Audubon Society. This will be […]

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