Bird life at the tiny forest pond. Birds sing a lot, the only exception is when they eat – when they are nervous, when they are happy and when they are in love. Maybe we humans sing too little.?
This little fuzzball is just learning to fly and hence spent a bit of time on the ground this day.
F/5.6, 1/200, ISO 100. Canada Goose Goslings What do you get when you cross fish and an elephant? Swimming trunks. Interesting Fact: Young often remain with their parents for their entire first year, especially in the larger subspecies. As summer wanes birds become more social; they may gather in large numbers at food sources; where […]
Although there seems to be endless content to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and others, you might be ready to try something different! Last Wednesday night, we watched Episode 3 of Audubon’s weekly live series I Saw A Bird: Audubon’s Spring Migration Show. Special guests included Tony- and Emmy-award winning actress, wildlife advocate, and Audubon […]
Foto: Francisco PiedrahitaNombra en español: Gaviota Rabihorcada Nombre en inglés: Swallow-tailed Gull Nombre científico: Creagrus furcatus Familia: Laridae Canto: Roger AlhmanLa gaviota de las Galápagos (Creagrus furcatus), también conocida como gaviota tijereta o gaviota de cola bifurcada, es una especie de ave charadriforme de la familia de las gaviotas (Laridae). Es endémica de las islas Galápagos aunque puede verse también en las costas continentales colombianas ecuatorianas y peruanas. Es el único miembro del género Creagrus. Foto: Francisco PiedrahitaLibro…
I am not sure what kind of insect this male Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) had caught, but he seemed pretty proud of himself yesterday at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge. When I first spotted him, the bluebird was perched on the roof of a nesting box. I suspect that there may be a female and possibly […]
Editor’s Note: Entry number eleven in our tenth anniversary blog tour ran March 19, 2019 and is eighth in popularity. I found it on BirdChat (National Birding Hotline Cooperative) to which I subscribe and recommend, and loved it. Author Eran Tomer gave me permission to reprint it, I added some formatting and photos, and it […]
A Day on Merganser Lake XXII Here’s a stately photo of a female red-bellied woodpecker. Males have red extending mullet-style from behind the bill all of the way down the lower neck area. Females have less red, such as this one. A photo of a male is included at the bottom of this post for […]
From the archives 28th April 2012