Originally posted on The CABI Blog: By Giuseppe Mazza and Elena Tricarico, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy Mosquitoes are often the first species we think of when it comes to human health Invasive species are becoming a popular topic in newspapers: when articles appear, they mainly report the damages invasive species can cause to…
By Kirk Mitchell as published in/on the Denver Post Drought, fire damage means more horses will die this winter, group says A herd of 800 wild mustangs have been able to cross burned areas of the Boone Draw wildfire to access water tanks set up for them, but advocates worry that the fire consumed grass […]
Some of my favorite birding areas in the entire state of Virginia are on the coast: Virginia Beach and Northampton and Accomack Counties on the Eastern Shore. Back Bay NWR, Pleasure House Point, Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR, Magothy Bay Natural Area Preserve, Kiptopeke State Park and Chincoteague NWR are some of the best spots. […]
Epomophorus crypturus, Epomophorus wahlbergi In South Africa we have two species of Epauletted Fruit Bat, often occurring together in mixed colonies and indistinguishable from each other in the field. These are Peters’s (E. crypturus) and Wahlberg’s (E. wahlbergi) Epauletted Fruit Bats. They’re distributed in the moist eastern parts of our country, with Wahlberg’s occurring from […]
This video from the Netherlands is about thirty beautiful birds singing: 1. BLUETHROAT 2. BEARDED TIT 3. BULLFINCH 4. GOLDEN ORIOLE 5. BOHEMIAN WAXWING (wrongly called CEDAR WAXWING in the video) 6. KINGFISHER 7. GOLDFINCH 8. HAWFINCH 9. ICTERINE WARBLER 10. LONG-TAILED TIT 11. MARSH TIT 12. COMMON REDPOLL 13. GREENFINCH 14. CRESTED TIT 15. […]
Thousands of dead fish are washed up on the beach. Marine experts have suggested their deaths may have been caused by illness or an oil spill.
There are so many pictures that we have taken of these countries. Just things that you won’t see at home. But that goes for anyplace. Since I’ve been at the Serengeti we’ve seen so many wild animals, but if it appears on National Geographic TV your going to spend alot of idle time waiting for […]