Big worries at largest gannet colony — Travel with Intent

World’s largest gannet colony at Bass Rock, East Lothian, ScotlandAugust 2016 below and April 2019 above Avian flu has hit the gannet colony at Bass Rock: dead birds are to be seen on the rock and nearby. Nobody knows what the final impact will be. Now over to all of you. Do come and join […]

Big worries at largest gannet colony — Travel with Intent

Restoration in the Santa Monica Mountains —The World’s Largest Urban National Park — Natural History Wanderings

Restoration in the Santa Monica Mountains —The World’s Largest Urban National Park Guest Speaker: Joey Algiers   Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 7:00PM Join Zoom Meeting:   https://cnps-org.zoom.us/j/87876983129 Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) is one of the world’s largest urban national parks. Situated in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, this park unit spans over 150,000 acres. […]

Restoration in the Santa Monica Mountains —The World’s Largest Urban National Park — Natural History Wanderings

Some Monarch Butterfly Populations Are Rising. Is It Enough to Save Them? — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times reports Not all scientists agree with the findings of a new study, which seem likely to fuel an ongoing debate about the threats the butterflies face. Read more at Some Monarch Butterfly Populations Are Rising. Is It Enough to Save Them? – The New York Times

Some Monarch Butterfly Populations Are Rising. Is It Enough to Save Them? — Natural History Wanderings

H5N1 virus has resulted in the deaths of nearly 400,000 wild birds worldwide — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times reports This year’s outbreak of the H5N1 virus has resulted in the deaths of nearly 400,000 wild birds worldwide. Scientists are studying the pathways of contagion among species. The wide-scale outbreaks have provided researchers with a new opportunity to fine-tune their understanding of the disease by studying which wild bird species, behaviors […]

H5N1 virus has resulted in the deaths of nearly 400,000 wild birds worldwide — Natural History Wanderings

Tropical bird is spotted in the Channel Islands for the first time — Natural History Wanderings

The Jersey Evening Post reports NEW measures to protect wildlife may have made the Ecréhous a more appealing location for rare birds, a photographer has said – after a tropical species was spotted in the Channel Islands for the first time. Photographer Romano da Costa managed to take pictures of the bridled tern after it […]

Tropical bird is spotted in the Channel Islands for the first time — Natural History Wanderings

In a Return to the Land, Tribes Will Jointly Manage a National Monument  — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times reports Five Native American tribes will work with the Bureau of Land Management to plan and conserve Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, officials said. “Today, instead of being removed from a landscape to make way for a public park, we are being invited back to our ancestral homelands to help repair […]

In a Return to the Land, Tribes Will Jointly Manage a National Monument  — Natural History Wanderings

Ant-heap White Butterfly — de Wets Wild

Dixeia pigea The Ant-heap White is one of those confusing kinds of butterflies where the males and females look quite different, and even differ from season to season in their appearance – in general the males are more white and the females more yellow. They fly fairly slowly and quite fluttery, and can be seen […]

Ant-heap White Butterfly — de Wets Wild

Plain — Travel with Intent

Yilki horses on a dusty plain, Cappadocia, Turkey, May 2022 Welcome to One Word Sunday, and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own plane or plain post.To join the challenge, please use pingback by putting a link in your post to the URL of this post, allowing others to have the opportunity […]

Plain — Travel with Intent

Grizzly spotted on Western Hudson Bay shore but there are no polar bears on land for it to mate with — polarbearscience

On 28 May last week a big grizzly (probably a male) was spotted on the shore of Wapusk National Park just south of Churchill, Manitoba but unless he heads out onto the sea ice, he has no chance of finding a polar bear female to mate with. Even if he does, he is unlikely to […]

Grizzly spotted on Western Hudson Bay shore but there are no polar bears on land for it to mate with — polarbearscience