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A days local birding and we started out at Wykeham Lakes, which was extremely quiet even by its own standards. So moving quickly onto Seamer Pools and the first bird seen was a… 146 more words

In Their Element: Birds Of The Texas Upper Gulf Coast

“Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy — your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.”

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Birds in Hand

We attended a ringing demonstration at the Falsterbo F√•gelstation. Karin, a volunteer at the observatory located at the Falsterbo fyr (lighthouse) also works there, reporting the weather… 226 more words


A Dissimulation of birds

My apologies to all my nature followers out there as it has been over a month since I last shared a birding post. You can thank MrB for this one today as he found for me this week another fabulous book on collective nouns and one of the first I came across was ‘a dissimulation of birds’. 375 more words


Raptors of the World: Harpy Eagle

I wanted to paint this bird to scale but didn’t have any panels large enough so I settled for a portrait on a 16×20″.¬† With talons as long as a grizzly bears claws and a wingspan of over 5 feet. 141 more words