Amazonian bird chick mimics toxic caterpillar to avoid being eaten

Amazonian bird chick mimics toxic caterpillar to avoid being eaten

In a study published in the January 2015 issue of The American Naturalist, Gustavo A. Londoño, Duván Garcia, and Manuel Sánchez Martínez report a novel nesting strategy observed in a tropical lowland bird that inhabits an area with very high losses to nest predators. How can tropical birds cope with the high rates of nest […]

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Piping Plover – Charadrius melodus

For the last four years, I have been following and photographing a pair of piping plovers that have been nesting on the Beach Loop of Allens Pond Massachusetts Audubon Sanctuary. The piping plovers have just hatched their new set of chicks. For more pictures and information, see my blog at http://photobee1.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-years-piping-plover-chicks.html, http://photobee1.blogspot.com/2013/05/piping-plover-charadrius-melodus.html

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