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Lauk toitumas

Laukadega pole väga sina peale saanud. Elavad ja pesitsevad nad roostikus, kuid käivad sealt aeg-ajalt ikka ka väljas. Ja kui juhtungi neid nägema nö lagedama vee peal, on mingid muud häirivad faktorid, mis pildi kasuks ei räägi. 98 more words


Naturalis Historia

The American Coot (Fulica americana) has a connection to the Roman Empire. Pliny the Elder was born in 23 AD and he died on August 25, 79 AD while helping friends escape the eruption of Mount Vesuvius near Pompeii and Herculaneum. 134 more words


Softly Softly Catchee Monkey

I’ll tell you now, we didn’t catch a Monkey but we tried. Today I took my lean, mean, walking machine to the woods.

We are not going to any old wood. 709 more words


Enter Stage Left

While I was concentrating on this young Coot…it didn’t take long before the parent intervened…warning the youngster away from my photographic gaze while simultaneously stealing all the limelight… ;)