You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a full screen image. There are certain species that are for me both Holy Grails, in the sense that I search for them avidly, and sources of great frustration, because they are so difficult to photograph. Northern Harriers are among […]

via Northern Harrier — Female — Sonoran Images


The New York Times reported But if their mothers are any indication, these loggerhead sea turtles, once in such trouble they were designated as “threatened” by the federal government four decades ago, are making a comeback off the coast of Georgia. And it is beginning to look as if 2019 could be a record-breaking year, […]

via Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests Thrive Along the Georgia Coast — Natural History Wanderings

Source: Federal Register DATES: The Advisory Board will hold a summer public meeting on July 9-11, 2019, in Boise, Idaho. The Advisory Board will also hold a fall public meeting October 29-31, 2019, in Washington, DC. ADDRESSES: The July meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Boise, 348 S 13th Street, Boise, […]

via BLM announces next 2 National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board meetings: in Boise, Idaho (7/9/19-7/11/19) and Washington D.C. (10/29/19-10/31/19) — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

[Many thanks to Loretta Collins Klobah for bringing this news to our attention.] In “After Hurricane Maria, these lizards got a serious grip,” Kevin Dickinson (Big Think) writes, “In response to devastating hurricanes, Dominican anoles have developed a grip that’s 10 times stronger. Are we witnessing evolution in real time?” He writes about several studies […]

via After Hurricane Maria, Dominica lizards got a serious grip — Repeating Islands