Aug 312013
 
Dragonflies at Econ River WA

Yesterday afternoon I dropped by the Econ River Wilderness Area. I had a meeting nearby, and I thought I’d go there early to check it out. I wasn’t expecting to find a lot there, but I was surprised at how few birds I found. I ended up devoting most of my attention to the many […]

Aug 312013
 
Milkweed Bugs, Large & Small

Last year I wrote a blog about the milkweed bug Oncopeltus fasciatus, which is also called the large milkweed bug. It’s the kind I usually seeon milkweed stems and leaves or sunning themselves on objects near milkweed. This week I stopped to look at the milkweed bug pictured below. It was sitting on milkweed flowers […]

Aug 302013
 
Lavandera (White-headed marsh-tyrant) Arundinicola leucocephala

Este fue el momento emocionante de la mañana del día 17 de Julio en el Arroyo Mártires de Posadas cuando estábamos a metros de la maquinaria vial que está destruyendo la costa natural para dar lugar al tratamiento costero. Primera oportunidad que tuve de disfrutar en vivo y en directo a la pareja de esta […]

Aug 302013
 
Adventures of a Nature Photographer: Interaction with Wild Animals

What is the work of a nature photographer really like? Adventures, beautiful landscapes, expeditions and wild animals? Have you ever wondered how all these breathtaking pictures are made? I, for sure, did. This is why I created “Adventures of a Nature Photographer” . I want to share my experiences with you. Come with me on […]

Aug 302013
 
Featured video: how tigers could save human civilization

In the video below, John Vaillant, author of the The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival, tells an audience at TEDxYYC about the similarities between tigers and human beings. Given these similarities—big mammals, apex predator, highly adaptable, intelligent, and stunningly “superior”—John Vaillant asks an illuminating question: what can we learn from the tiger? […]

Aug 292013
 
Outrunning Time

A feline whisper from the past, still trying to outrun time. The post Outrunning Time appeared first on Wild Light | Stunning Wildlife Photography | Bird • Bee • Insect Art.

Aug 292013
 
What's Killing Bottlenose Dolphins? Experts Discover Cause

The hundreds of bottlenose dolphin deaths along the U.S. East Coast are likely due to a disease outbreak called cetacean morbillivirus, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries announced today. As of August 26, 333 dolphins have washed up dead or dying on beaches from New York to North Carolina, Teri Rowles, a […]

Aug 282013
 
Adventures of a Nature Photographer: The Ocelot

What is the work of a nature photographer really like? Adventures, beautiful landscapes, expeditions and wild animals? Have you ever wondered how all these breathtaking pictures are made? I, for sure, did. This is why I created “Adventures of a Nature Photographer”. I want to share my experiences with you. Come with me on expedition […]

Aug 282013
 
Eighty sea turtles wash up dead on the coast of Guatemala

An assortment of marine animals and birds reside along the black volcanic sand beaches of Guatemala’s Pacific coast, but lately both residents and visitors on the southeast beaches of the country have observed a tragic event – the stranding of dead sea turtles. Eighty dead sea turtles have been recorded since the first week of […]

Aug 282013
 
Chiflón (Whistling Heron) Syrigma sibilatrix

El 5 de Julio cuando volvíamos de la casa de los Jesuitas de Garupá decidimos con Willy ir a conocer la nueva costanera de Garupá aprovechando que teníamos un poco de tiempo libre; ni bien llegamos al sector con menos movimiento de gente comenzamos a observar algo de actividad de aves, como es habitual en […]