Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic Creative Critically Endangered. The largest flying bird in North America, the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) has a wingspan of nearly ten feet. A captive-breeding program is slowly restoring the species, its numbers reduced to a few dozen by egg poaching and poisons in the 1970s. Photographed at Phoenix Zoo, […]
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 […]
The New York Times reports The birds have been in precipitous decline, especially since the 2000s, both in Iceland and across many of their Atlantic habitats. The potential culprits are many: fickle prey, overfishing, pollution. Scientists say that climate change is another underlying factor that is diminishing food supplies and is likely to become more […]
This 18 September 2018 video shows three common blue butterfly couples mating. Recorded by, respectively, Anne Baauw, Pieter Kole and Madeleine Vrolings from the Netherlands.
Austin Thomas http://goo.gl/iSKeF6 Owls are absolutely stunning creatures – their deep and piercing eyes and haunting hoots are the stuff of myths and folktales. Perhaps that’s why we love these beautiful owl photos so much! Paul Bannick http://goo.gl/2jHw2i Since ancient times, owls have captured the imaginations of various cultures as harbingers of death, doom, bad […]