Halconcito colorado (American Kestrel) Falco sparverius

Muchas veces hemos cometido el error de no fotografiar a las especies que tienen muchas fotos publicadas en el blog y perdemos la oportunidad de lograr imágenes interesantes, este día mientras Willy regresaba a su casa transitando por el Acceso Oeste de la Ciudad de Posadas detuvo el auto y no tuvo que esforzarse mucho […]

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Recreational Shooters let loose in Aussie parks

BirdLife Australia condemns the New South Wales (NSW) government’s decision to allow recreational hunting in the state’s national parks and reserves. Our national parks and reserves are set aside for the conservation of biodiversity and to foster ‘public appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of nature and cultural heritage and their conservation’ (NSWNational Parks and Wildlife Act […]

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Dolphin Escapes Pen to Reunite with Her Pod After Years in Captivity

We always knew that dolphins were incredible, but this story made our jaws drop – a dolphin, captured and held in captivity for several years, escaped from her pen and reunited with her pod. The dolphin, named Sampal, was accidentally caught by fishermen off Jeju Island, near South Korea, as reported by the environmental blog […]

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Snow leopards and wild yaks becoming ‘fashion victims’

Snow leopards, wild yaks and other iconic wildlife on the world’s highest mountains and great steppes are becoming “fashion victims” of the surging global trade in cashmere, new research has revealed. Scientists found wildlife being driven to the margins of survival by the “striking but unintended consequences” of huge increases in the numbers of the […]

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Elephants Love Monochrome

Hi everyone. Don’t you just love seeing a photo of an African Elephant in and old-school black-and-white style? I do. I think elephants kind of prefer being photographed in that medium. For more of my thoughts on this issue (and some nice images), check out my post on the Wild Eye blog a while ago.

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Rat Invaders: Islands Fighting Back Against Killer Rodents

South Georgia Island, a lonely British Antarctic territory in the far South Atlantic, has a rat problem. Since the furry stowaways landed here aboard sealing and whaling ships in the 19th century, they’ve been wreaking ecological havoc on the island and its ground-nesting seabirds by preying on the birds and their eggs. South Georgia Island […]

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Rufous Bush Robin (Cercotrichas galactotes)

The Rufous Bush Robin (Cercotrichas galactotes) is one of my own personal favourite summer visitors. Over the last twelve years living on The Strait of Gibraltar I’ve often had the opportunity to watch and photograph this very special passerine. These birds are often difficult to find and do require some patience to wait and listen […]

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Rare white-throated needletail killed by wind turbine

Hundreds of twitchers travelled the length of the country to see the “bird of the century” – only for it to fly into a wind turbine and die. Bird-spotters were ecstatic about the first UK sighting of the rare white-throated needletail since 1991. But their excitement soon turned to horror when it hit the 120ft […]

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Dozens of bird species could be slaughtered in New York

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a permit to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to kill over 90 species of bird within New York State this year, ANIMAL has learned. The birds slated for killing include owls, herons, hawks, and woodpeckers, in addition to the slaughter of Canada geese that has been widely […]

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