You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Here’s another in a series of images of youngsters. Today’s subject is a nestling Swainson’s Hawk. I found this youngster one morning a couple of weeks ago peering out from its parents’ nest in a mesquite tree along a […]Swainson’s Hawk — Nestling — Sonoran Images
CHAFFINCH Fringilla coelebs Length 14 cm Wingspan 28 cm Weight 28g Population 6,000,000 The Chaffinch is the UK’s most common finch and sometimes overlooked and not fully appreciated despite being one of our most colourful garden visitors. the striking double white wing bars and primary and secondary wing feathers. Its summer plumage is brighter […]
Set # 24 Snowy Egrets The photo that you’re looking now, is an analogy of what people is supposed to do during the pandemic of Covid-19. We call it, “Social Distancing”. Franklin’s Gulls This is another “sample” of Social Distancing. I recommend all people to keep from attending, reunions, parties, or any other people gatherings. […]
Images of smaller vignettes from Yosemite National Park.
Images of the Sanderling and Ruddy Turnstone. Both are wading birds found along the coasts.
Relatively easy one today. Here’s a big hint too … what is showing in the photo is not often seen but is part of the bird’s name. Thanks for playing along. Here’s yesterday’s answer, and yes, someone got it right, so you’re 2-for-2 so far. Here’s yesterday’s photo: Here’s a few frames prior … Those […]
Set # 11 Peruvian Boobys are numerous, they use small islands along the coastal territory of Peru. They are # 1 producers of guano* high quality of nitrates and phosphorus, highly components of excellent fertilisers. *Guano: Bird guano has high levels of nutrients like nitrate and ammonium. By mass, it is 8–21% nitrogen; the nitrogen content […]
Meet the model – Barney the Barn Owl – Tito Alba By Graham Stewart With its heart shaped face the Barn Owl is probably the most popular owl in the UK. It is also one of the most widely distributed of owls throughout the world although its colouration does vary. The Barn Owls call is […]
Glossy Ibis © HJ Ruiz – Avian101
Wild and woolly Wales by Peter Hanscomb Wales , the birthplace of my wife and our destination for a quick weekend away. You see this weekend was the anniversary of our first date , twenty years ago and my wife had booked two nights in a cottage deep into the welsh countryside. And when I […]