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Database of Birds in India (Still Expanding)

Now available and still developing: a database of birds in India. “Bringing cheer to thousands of budding environmental photographers and amateur bird watchers, the Bombay Natural History Society (BHNS) has recently launched a one-of-its-kind online platform that identifies Indian bird species using artificial intelligence.” Currently over 300 species are in the database; plans are to expand it the 1300 species of birds in India.

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Dragonflies of the Loddon River (8)

SCARLET  PERCHER    (Diplacodes haematodes)

Spotted this one on my walk on the 14 Jan 2017. It was different enough from the more common Wandering Percher… 87 more words


Abilene's hairy body, her rotting teeth

A true, live wild pig whose grossly overgrown, black hairy body and a head filled with brown, rotting teeth, roamed with her legend across the whole length and breadth of the Gulf of Carpentaria.

(Alexis Wright, Carpentaria, ch. 4)


Having Sex with a Voyeur watching on.

Some more dragonfly photos from today (15 Jan 2017) – Loddon River behind Mulwarrie Studios. Red and Blue Damsels.

Don’t mind me boys, I’ll just drown while you sort out your egos.


Forest Service Reneges on its responsibility to protect our waters in lands entrusted to their care ...

As of this past Monday, the Forest Service of the United States has issued a decision agreeing to the land exchanges that Polymet will need to mine copper in lands that the USFS had been tasked to protect, at the headwaters of the Great Lakes and water ways on the border of the BWCAW. 143 more words

Anita S Tillemans