Project 366 – Post No. 140 – The eye of the Wood Bison — The Birds are Calling

What is Project 366? Read more here! After seeing plenty of Wood Bison at a distance dotting pastures, fields and forest edges I imagined that the day I would get close and personal with the largest terrestrial animal in the americas would be along a remote trail far away from human civilization. Well I could […] … Continue reading Project 366 – Post No. 140 – The eye of the Wood Bison — The Birds are Calling

Meet the Model – Brian the Badger — Wildonline.blog

Say hello to Brian the Badger (Meles Meles) Despite being rarely seen during daylight hours ,Badgers are easily recognisable and widespread on the British mainland. The low set animal has a solid frame , black and white striped face with grey body hair and a lighter underside.With an average weight of 15 kg the Badger … Continue reading Meet the Model – Brian the Badger — Wildonline.blog

News On The Wing – May 2019 Edition

The May 2019 Edition of News On The Wing covers a wide range of wildlife, plants, sea life, and woodland-related topics.  So grab a cup of java and catch up on the issues affecting and threatening biodiversity on Earth, such as: Woodland Trust - @WoodlandTrust Hazel #dormouse numbers have declined by a third since 2000. … Continue reading News On The Wing – May 2019 Edition

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Waterbirds — National Geographic Society Newsroom

The term waterbird is used to refer to birds that live on or around water. Waterbirds are well adapted to their aquatic lives. They have feet functioning as paddles, and their feathers are made to be waterproof and air tight. Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme WaterBirds,… via … Continue reading Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Waterbirds — National Geographic Society Newsroom

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Feathers — National Geographic Blog

Feathers vary widely in their shape and size and are one of the defining characteristics of birds. Feathers perform many functions for birds which include flight in most species, thermoregulation, waterproofing in marine species, and communication and camouflage via their colour. Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of bird feathers, your pictures […] … Continue reading Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Feathers — National Geographic Blog

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Interactions — National Geographic Society Newsroom

In nature there are many types of interactions; mutualism where both organisms benefit, competition where both organisms may be negatively affected, commensalism where one benefits and the other is not affected, competition where each organism is affected negatively, and predation/parasitism/herbivory where one species benefits and the other is negatively affected. Thanks to all the photographers… via … Continue reading Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Interactions — National Geographic Society Newsroom