November bird forecast — KXAN Austin

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Spoonbill Near Woods — TPJphoto.net

I always associate Roseate Spoonbill with true marshlands. I have seen them on the ocean, salt water inlets, and forest. Still they are a marsh bird. These being on the edge of woodlands make them just a little more interesting I think. Spoonbill Near Woods Spoonbill Near Woods I was expecting a Northern Harrier or […] Spoonbill Near Woods — TPJphoto.net Continue reading Spoonbill Near Woods — TPJphoto.net

Catfish’s got no tongue? Well, it doesn’t need it to swallow — Integrative Organismal Biology

By Noah Bressman When I am fishing for jumbo catfish with jumbo baits like an entire shad or bluegill and I see that I am getting bites, I never set the hook right away. That is because when catfish transport and swallow their food, it does not happen in an instant. I wait to make […] Catfish’s got no tongue? Well, it doesn’t need it to swallow — Integrative Organismal Biology Continue reading Catfish’s got no tongue? Well, it doesn’t need it to swallow — Integrative Organismal Biology

‘Tarantulas with wings’: See in photos the Giant silk moth Antheraea polyphemus | Animals – Environment – Life — Archyde

Photographs of a 6-inch-long species with large wings and hairy legs flooded social media, causing panic among netizens who described it as a ‘winged tarantula’. However, despite its great resemblance to an arachnid, it is actually a type of moth (Antheraea polyphemus), which lives in Mexico, United States and Canada. (You may be interested in:… ‘Tarantulas with wings’: See in photos the Giant silk moth Antheraea polyphemus | Animals – Environment – Life — Archyde Continue reading ‘Tarantulas with wings’: See in photos the Giant silk moth Antheraea polyphemus | Animals – Environment – Life — Archyde

The Tallest Tree in the Land — Parrott Wealth Management, LLC.

A young ruler wanted a majestic garden with towering trees. He met with his gardener to share his vision. His gardener recommended planting 100 giant Sequoia trees to surround his land. The Sequoia is the most massive tree in the world, fitting for a young ruler. The ruler was pleased with the suggestion, and he […] The Tallest Tree in the Land — Parrott Wealth Management, LLC. Continue reading The Tallest Tree in the Land — Parrott Wealth Management, LLC.

Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

Thanks to the many readers who have been sending me photos. Keep ‘em coming, please! Today’s set of insect photos come from regular Mark Sturtevant, and I’ve indented his comments and IDs. I find the prey-locating and the drilling abilities of ichneumon wasps (below) almost beyond comprehension. This is a set of pictures of insects […] Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

Inca Dove — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I’ve observed four dove species in southern Arizona: White-winged, Mourning, Eurasian Collared, and Inca (there is a fifth species, the Common Ground Dove, that I’ve never seen). Of the species that I’ve seen, the Inca Dove is […] Inca Dove — Sonoran Images Continue reading Inca Dove — Sonoran Images

‘There’s a lemur!’ 5-year-old helps crack San Francisco Zoo theft case — The Denver Post

SAN FRANCISCO — Police said Friday they arrested a man suspected of stealing a ring-tailed lemur from the San Francisco Zoo, where officials rewarded a 5-year-old boy who helped recapture the endangered primate with a lifetime membership. The theft of Maki, an arthritic 21-year-old lemur, made the news Wednesday in San Francisco and beyond when… ‘There’s a lemur!’ 5-year-old helps crack San Francisco Zoo theft case — The Denver Post Continue reading ‘There’s a lemur!’ 5-year-old helps crack San Francisco Zoo theft case — The Denver Post

A visit to the Coney Island — Smile! You are beautiful.

If you are thinking of the Coney Island in New York, think again. This is its namesake in Singapore. Surprisingly my girl agreed to join me on my walk this morning. (wonders never cease!!). I had been meaning to visit Coney Island after reading great reviews about it. I am part of this amazing “Singapore […] A visit to the Coney Island — Smile! You are beautiful. Continue reading A visit to the Coney Island — Smile! You are beautiful.

Boy finds a rare 69 million-year-old duck-billed dinosaur fossil (PHOTO) — Archyde

Specialists hope that the find can provide valuable information about the dinosaurs that lived in that period, about which very little is known. A 12-year-old boy discovered a rare 69-million-year-old dinosaur fossil while taking a walk with his father in the Canadian province of Alberta, they report local media. Together with his father, the young… Boy finds a rare 69 million-year-old duck-billed dinosaur fossil (PHOTO) — Archyde Continue reading Boy finds a rare 69 million-year-old duck-billed dinosaur fossil (PHOTO) — Archyde