Trails to follow — Le Drake Noir

Dried seaweed washed up on the shore – or more correct abandoned by the tide or the wind. Many trails to see or to follow. Trails “drawn” in the rapeseed field by a farmer. Nature has created a waterway here, not visible from a distance. Running water is always looking for a trail downhill. – […]

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Gila Woodpecker — What’s For Breakfast? — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. The Gila Woodpecker is a species that symbolizes our desert as much as any species does. This bird is extremely common. One sees these woodpeckers everywhere, and when one doesn’t see them, he or she certainly can […]

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Heeeey! — Through Open Lens

F/6.3, 1/125, ISO 500. Blue Jay What kind of shoes do ninjas wear? Sneakers. Interesting Fact: They often mate for life, remaining with their social mate throughout the year. Only the female incubates; her mate provides all her food during incubation. For the first 8–12 days after the nestlings hatch, the female broods them and […]

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Gaviota Rabihorcada/Swallow-tailed Gull/Creagrus furcatus — One Bird Per Day/Un Ave Por Día #1.134

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…

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Lace monitor lizard in a tree — Birds in Sydney

I was walking along, my gaze in the treetops as usual, looking and listening for birds. I heard a frantic scurrying on the path ahead of me, and was just in time to see a lace monitor lizard scramble onto a tree. The lizard hid for a while at the base of the tree, observing […]

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Bluebird food delivery — Mike Powell

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 […]

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