I have already raved about the Chihuly exhibition at Kew Gardens, and more than once. But on a return visit last week, I saw a piece that I had somehow missed on previous visits. These glorious white glass lilies are floating in the Waterlily House, a Kew glasshouse that is splendid in its own right. […]

via Magical water lilies — Travel with Intent


If any of my friends in the Northern Hemisphere are feeling a little blue about the waning of summer, here is a panoply of blue wildlife to uplift your spirits. Though there are many birds with blue, there are also insects and reptiles, and even a monkey. Western […]

via Blue-colored Friends — Jet Eliot

PBS did a documentary about hummingbirds in 2010 called Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air It was well photographed, including slower action, so you are better able to watch the hummingbirds, and tiny cameras placed inside of flowers that gave a great point of view of the birds’ approach. Segments included hummingbird behavior, dominance “dogfights”, hummingbird research, […]

via Great Hummingbird Documentary — Natural History Wanderings