Let’s kick 2020 to the curb in style – bright skies and a snow-laden landscape.
Today’s post includes a batch of photos I thought I’d already shared. In early November, I went up to the Niobrara Valley Preserve to help with some prescribed fires. I arrived a little before sunset the night before our first fire and drove into one of our bison pastures to see if I could find […]Photos of the Week – November 27, 2020 — The Prairie Ecologist
wanderthewood:“ Mizen Head, Cork, Ireland by -Terrier-”wanderthewood:“ Mizen Head, Cork, Ireland by -Terrier-” — Documented Wanderlust
Ever wondered what is scientifically the fluffiest animal? It’s this week’s animal spotlight, the sea otter! These balls of fluff are known best for being, quite frankly, adorable, but they are also pretty clever, and have had to show a lot of resilience. In this plog we will be looking at their clever behaviours, their […]62: Sea Otters — Notebook from the North
Golden fall colors reflecting upon a very calm lake. Silence is golden.Leaves and Lake — nature has no boss
Foto: Nick AthanasNombre en español: Ángel Nariñense Nombre en inglés: Gorgeted Sunangel Nombre científico: Heliangelus strophianus Familia: Trochilidae Canto: Niels KrabeeEl colibrí pectoral (Heliangelus strophianus) es una especie de colibrí en la familia Trochilidae. Foto: Javier ZuritaDistribución Se encuentra en Colombia y Ecuador. Gorgeted sunangel The gorgeted sunangel (Heliangelus strophianus) is a species of hummingbird found on the west slope of Ecuador and extreme southwestern Colombia. Description…Ángel Nariñense/Gorgeted Sunangel/Heliangelus strophianus — One Bird Per Day/Un Ave Por Día #1.313
Douglas, a fellow FM Forums member, just posted some awe-inspiring Green Heron nestling photos. He took them 15 feet from the birds’ natal tree—one of many trees that line a Maryland lake. A few of the photos feature a nestling being fed by a parent, a spectacle everyone should see at least once. Karl’s comment, […]A Green Heron Colony — Elizabeth River Bird Blog
There’s been a layer of haze along the horizon in recent days. I don’t know how much of the haze is our normal August humidity and how much is wildfire smoke wafting in from other states. Regardless, hazy horizons make for fun photography in the morning and evening. Here is a selection of sun images […]Photos of the Week – August 28, 2020 — The Prairie Ecologist