Poll: Should the illegal trapping of birds in Cyprus be stopped?

At roughly 250 km long by 100 km wide, Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean and is used as a crucial stopover site by migrating birds during their sea crossings. The volume of migration there is actually quite incredible with millions of songbirds, waterfowl and birds of prey passing through twice a year. With such […]

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Authorities catch kingpin responsible for killing 20 rhinos

With the aid of Interpol, authorities have arrested the leader of a rhino poaching gang responsible for killing 20 Indian rhinoceros in Nepal. Last month, authorities nabbed Raj Kumar Praja in Malaysia where he had been evading capture for two years. Kumar was already evicted of 15 poaching incidents in absentia and sentenced to 15 […]

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Is It Spring Yet?

I realize the east coast of the US is reeling from the latest of many severe winter storms this winter. But here in SW Colorado spring is in the air. It has been unseasonably warm with snow pack far below normal. The ski resorts are hurting and exceptionally dry conditions may cause issues later this […]

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II – A Setup Guide by Glenn Bartley

The Canon 7D mark II is a phenomenal tool for image making. To ensure that you get the most from your new camera you must be sure to first set it up correctly! The purpose of this guide is to help you to set up and understand the features, functions and settings of your new […]

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Goldcrests and firecrests flicker with energy

Rich, green, moss covers the ground and the feet of the tall, dark, Norway spruces. Bright yellow beams of sunlight start to spread between the trunks. The thin, high-pitched, calls and songs of goldcrests trickle down from the canopy above. One hovers and feeds among the branches near my head, completely ignoring my presence. I […]

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Video: Owl Dance-Off

Wildlife photographer Megan Lopez captured two burrowing owls in a front yard bouncing to the beat. But GoPro added some hip hop music — and the clip has become a hoot! These birds sure know how to bounce. Hilarious footage shows two burrowing owls appearing to have a dance-off in a front yard. One nods […]

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Video: Jaguar duo caught on camera in Nicaragua

The jaguar is an impressive beast, perhaps best known for its unusually macabre (though quick and effective) method for immobilising its prey: it crushes the skull of its meal between the ears, delivering a fatal blow to the brain. A fully grown male can bite down with 2,000 pounds of force, the strongest bite force […]

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The Northern goshawk, Accipiter gentilis

It is the largest of the Accipiter genus; it possesses short and wide wings and a long tail well adapted to flight in the woods. The female is larger measuring between 58 and 64 cms with a wingspan of 108 to 127 cms; She is slaty-blue on the back with greyish underparts and can weigh […]

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