Nombre en español: Vencejo Palmero Nombre en ingles: Fork-tailed Palm-Swift Nombre científico: Tachornis squamata Familia: Apodidae Foto: Daniel Orozco/Vincent Vos Canto: Andrew Spencer El vencejillo tijereta (Tachornis squamata), también denominado vencejo palmero y vencejo tijereta de las palmas,3 es una especie de ave apodiforme de la familia Apodidae que vive en Sudamérica. Tachornis squamatailustración de Joseph Wolf, 1865. Descripción Mide entre 11,54 y 13,2 cm de longitud y pesa en promedio […]
Last Sunday the wind was blowing hard but that did not deter these little Tree Swallows from spending their day looking for a suitable summer residence and it sure seemed like box 29 was high on their list of desirable homes. The competition was high and words of caution we flying as freely as these […]
West Peruvian Doves © HJ Ruiz – Avian101
Greetings all! Just sitting here waiting for the deluge of rain to pass through so I can get to a ridiculously long training run. Was supposed to get back on the trails, but by the looks of it, going to be too muddy – no reason to risk an injury less than a month from […]
While getting ready to go for a hike a while ago we were pleased to have the company of numerous Pinyon Jays buzzing about in the parking area collecting seeds. According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Pinyon Jays are highly social birds of the lower mountain slopes of the western United States, the Pinyon […]
Spring has finally sprung in Chicagoland! If you look to the sky, you’ll occasionally see hundreds of sandhill cranes, geese, ducks, and other migrating birds as they travel north (from their winter homes in northern Mexico, Texas, New Mexico, and other places) to their warm-weather breeding grounds in the upper Midwest, Alaska, and Canada. The […]
With five** endemic families, Madagascar has some of the most unusual birdlife on Earth. Madagascar has some of the highest biodiversity on Earth and some of the most cooperative and photographical endemics, especially among the mammals, that you can find anywhere on the planet! It’s a wildlife photographer’s paradise with so many species of lemurs, […]
This year, Justice disappeared almost immediately after mating, leaving Liberty with no way to gather food while keeping the eggs warm.
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Come on people, wake up, shake off your complacency and take a long, hard look at what’s happening to your natural resources. The father of national monuments/parks and wildlife and environmental protection Teddy Roosevelt, would be mortified to see the extent of the ongoing rape of the natural world being inflicted upon the landscape and vulnerable wildlife by the BLM and the Trump Administration.
Below from Straight from the Horse’s Heart.
Source: Western Values Project “This move will impact over 350 species that depend on the “big empty” of the sagebrush sea – habitat that drives over $1 billion in economic output each year from outdoor recreation alone…” After the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released Records of Decision on their final amendments to the 2015 […]