Swimming through air — nature has no boss

An interesting new study by V. B. Baliga1, I. Szabo2, D. L. Altshuler entitled Range of motion in the avian wing is strongly associated with flight behavior and body mass suggested that rather than the shape of a birds wing per se it is the range of motion in the elbow and wrist joints that […]

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Feed Good Sunday: Video ~ Hummers in Slow-Mo — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

We are going to do a little side-step today and play with something a tad bit different. This may not be about horses, wild or domestic, but it is about the love of God’s wild creatures and that is what my wife, Terry, is all about. Terry is both a certified Master Gardner and also, […]

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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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Colibrí Grande de Cola Oliva/Violet-chested Hummingbird/Sternoclyta cyanopectus — #UnAvePorDía (756 especies hoy)

Nombre en español: Colibrí Grande de Cola Oliva Nombre en ingles: Violet-chested Hummingbird Nombre científico: Sternoclyta cyanopectus Familia: Trochilidae Foto: Enrique Ascanio Canto: Peter Boesman El colibrí pechiazul​ o colibrí grande de cola oliva3 (Sternoclyta cyanopectus), es una especie de ave de la familia Trochilidae, orden Apodiformes. Distribución y hábitat Vive en bosques lluviosos subtropicales de Venezuela y en la zona fronteriza con Colombia. Normalmente […]

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