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African harrier-hawk in Cape Town, South Africa

This video from South Africa says about itself:

An African Harrier-Hawk hunting upside down (Gymnogene)

The African Harrier-Hawk, Harrier Hawk, or Gymnogene is a bird of prey.

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Environment

Because it's Friday ...

Opportunities to get out with the camera this week have been pretty limited.

This Brown Falcon was spotted on a trip back from a work appointment at Creswick – perched in the… 85 more words

Bird Observations

A Magic Roster

By: Justin Pickard

Let me start off by saying, yes, that title is a bit misleading. The Orlando Magic do not have the “Magic roster of 2014″ but what they do have is loads of promise that could lead to magical results in the future. 881 more words

Helping Barn Owls Return

(Photo by Liz Noffsinger, courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net)

by Robert Barossi

Volunteers are often an integral part of wildlife protection and preservation programs. These may include anything from banding migratory birds to counting butterflies and listening for the songs of frogs and toads. 119 more words

Robert Barossi

Falcon vs. Raven in Slo-Mo

One might be the undisputed king of the sky in terms of speed, but which is the better aerial acrobat? The folks at Earth Unplugged find out using trained birds and a VampyreBATT high-speed camera.

Nature/Scenery/Wilderness

Lace Up For The Summer

July is in full swing.  If you’re in the northeast like I am, you’ve probably been experiencing a pretty unhealthy mix of brutal heat and torrential rain.   283 more words

Heat Seeker

Angry Red-tailed Hawk

Want to see more angry birds? Click the gallery. The morning had a few Red-tailed Hawks in a very grouchy mood. They were flying tree to tree. 106 more words

Nature