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 […]

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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 […]

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VOTE for the Best Photo of the Week 31 Aug 2013

During the last week our members have again entered some outstanding top-ranking wildlife images for the “Best Photo of the Week” competition. Click on the first image and then page through the slideshow. Please select the three images you like best of all and VOTE for them at the bottom of this page. Voting will […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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? […]

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Results of the Best Photo of the Week Ended 24 Aug 2013

We are delighted to announce the RESULTS of our most recent “Best Photo of the Week” Competition. First Prize is awarded to Leonardo Merçon for his outstanding image “Ocelot in the Atlantic Forest”. Second Prize is awarded to Howard Cheek for “In Hot Pursuit Swallowtail mating behavior” and Third Prize goes to Lori Huff for […]

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