Coqueta Coronada/Spangled Coquette/Lophornis stictolophus — Un ave por día (701 especies hoy)

Nombre en español: Coqueta Coronada Nombre en ingles: Spangled Coquette Nombre científico: Lophornis stictolophus Familia: Trochilidae Foto: Nick Athanas Canto: Jerome Fischer La coqueta coronada (Lophornis stictolophus)3 es una especie de ave apodiforme de la familia Trochilidae, que se encuentra en Colombia, Ecuador, Perú y Venezuela. Hábitat Bosque caducifolio, matorrales, rastrojos y áreas arboladas semiáridas, por debajo de 1.300 m de altitud. Descripción La coqueta coronada mide 6,9 cm de longitud. Presenta dimorfismo sexual. El macho […]

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Out in the inside nature — Le Drake Noir

The icelandic capital, Reykjavik, contains something unique. There are many special museums around the world. Here is an indoor ice cave, not an igloo – an ice cave. Added exhibits on all facets of icelandic outdoor nature. As usual inspired by “Restlessjo” and her “Monday walk” themes.

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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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