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The use of lead shot and sinks is a global phenomenon. Only the past decades has

increased our understanding of the negative effects that toxic lead shot inflicts on ecosystems. 1,478 more words


Wednesday's Whistlers

Black Bellied Whistling Ducks are so very pleasing and cute that I love sharing the pictures of those I see here in The Villages, Florida.  I took these pictures on July 23, 2016 at Lake Mira Mar  in Spanish Springs.   78 more words

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Mutual Of Omaha's?

Motor Man has said many times that it’s a wild kingdom around our yard. And my pictures today prove that he’s correct.

Actually, he snapped this picture Sunday of our little resident hummie, having a snack. 222 more words

Days At Home

Summer Shade

I feel like summer heat with temperatures in the 90’s, it’s roasting outside. Although it is summer, so I expect it. It makes pools, fountains and lakes seem so much more inviting. 83 more words


Wildlife Pictures at Lake Paradise in The Villages, FL

I took these photographs of various wading birds, a Grey Squirrel, and a lounging lizard here in my community during the last couple of weeks.  We have been having a lot of afternoon monsoonal storms so I have not been out getting new pictures in the last few days.   73 more words


CDFW to Hold Public Outreach Meeting on Northern San Joaquin Valley Type A and B Wildlife Areas

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold an outreach meeting Saturday, Aug. 20 in Los Banos regarding the Northern San Joaquin Valley Type A and B Wildlife Areas. 264 more words


Common Loon

“We all experience ‘soul moments’ in life – when we see a magnificent sunrise, hear the call of the loon, see the wrinkles in our mother’s hands, or smell the sweetness of a baby. 103 more words