Cattails, often called bullrushes, are the mascots of the marshland. Standing proudly, they offer a swaying perch to redwing blackbirds in summer and a reminder of summer’s warmth.
While in London we managed to check out two temporary exhibitions that, wouldn’t you know, were fashion related (I swore to my boyfriend it wasn’t on purpose). The Favourite costume display The costumes of the recent award winning movie “The Favourite” are currently being displayed in Kensington Palace. It has an Oscar nomination for best […]
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 […]
Icelandic winter landscape with snow.
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.
I recently went out to a lovely spot called Beauty Point about 40 minutes drive from Launceston in Tasmania and visited Seahorse World and Platypus House. Seahorse World was quite interesting and had plenty of seahorses to watch and discover. There were a number of tanks full of baby seahorses. These were only a few […]
Rough icelandic nature, abandoned residence.
SHARK SHARK… well, okay, not a shark, it’s just Agnes the garden gargoyle, pretty much buried in the snow with just the tip of one wing protroding. I bet she’s one ticked off and cold gargoyle 🙂
We received close to two feet of snow over an eighteen hour period yesterday and this morning.
Shovelling and blowing all that snow was arduous, but the landscape sure did look beautiful.
Note: this post, while published, is a work in progress, as are all posts in this series, My Photo Life List. My goal is to photograph every species of bird that is seen on a regular basis here in Michigan, working from a list compiled by the Michigan chapter of the Audubon Society. This will be […]
I mandags blev årets første lam født. Og det er stort, ikke bare at det er årets første, men med to moderfår i alt er der megen opmærksomhed på den enkelte. Krølle, som det ene får hedder, kom ikke hen til høbunken for at spise, men lå i ly og stønnede. Af og til stak […]