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Texas Turkey Vulture

When speaking bird to this scavenger, I believe I caught its attention :)

Photography

Animal Spotlight: Bateleur Eagle

Taxonomy:

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Accipitriforme
  • Family: Accipitridae
  • Genus: Tetrathopius
  • Species: ecaudatus
  • Body Length: 21-28 inches (54-70 cm)
  • Wingspan: 5.5 – 6 ft (1.6 – 1.8 m)
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Animal

Breakfast Alfresco

Last year was lean-times. Plentiful rain and warming sun nourished verdant fields of rice and millet and sugarcane. Herds of sacred cows and droves of goats grew fat with wheat and calf and kid. 249 more words

Flash-fiction

Outdoors: Get Caching!

Wish there was a way to get outside, take in some fresh air, get a little exercise, and do a little treasure hunting with the family? 460 more words

Outdoors

Treasure Hunt

There are many different types of treasure hunt that you can do on walks, from previously going out and doing the walk alone, hiding things along the way and marking the points on a map, indicating where treasures can be found by saying “hotter” when the finder is getting close or “colder” as they move away from the item or leaving clues as to the location of the next treasure. 302 more words

Walking

Once-reviled scavenger bird now the pride of its Indian home

GAUHATI, India (AP)(STL.News) — The greater adjutant stork used to be an object of revulsion in northeast India. It’s not a pretty bird, with its large, dull-orange bill and gray, black and white plumage. 12 more words

An Endangered Kind of Ugly

This rather ugly-looking bird is a California Condor. In truth, their ugliness is a magnificently efficient design. They are scavenger birds akin to the vulture. As such they stick their heads in rotting carcasses to feed. 134 more words

Wildlife