Category Archives: mammals

Readers’ wildlife photos (and video)

Today’s photos come from a trip to the Tetons by reader Charlie Jones, whose notes are indented (photos are by his daughter Hannah): The following are from the Tetons area this past July 8 and 9.  I’ll do my best with the identifications. This was one of several American White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) hanging out on […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Stephen Barnard has been busy fishing, but he favors us today with a new batch of photos from Idaho. His captions are indented. The first four are rufous hummingbirds (Selasphorus rufus). They migrate through in August and put on quite a show at the feeders. They’re gone now. Next is a moose (Alces alces) across […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

We have some underwater photos today, pictures taken by reader Peter Klaver. His descriptions are indented, and note that there are several of his movies linked to the text. Last month two friends and I had a week of diving in the Red Sea. The underwater life there is simply stunning. The highlight of the […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

We have some animals and some astronomy today. First, three photos from reader Tim Anderson of Australia, who appeared in “photos of readers” two days ago. His notes are indented: Last night [August 26] was an extraordinarly clear and still night here at the Manor to Which I Have Become Accustomed. I managed to get […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Joe Dickinson has returned with some lovely photos from the North. His captions are indented: Here are a few photos from a recent cruise to Alaska. Salmon were running at Ketchikan.  Here is a typical pool in a stream that runs right through the town.  I’m not sure of the species, maybe coho (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Whales (humpback […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today Bruce Lyon continues his odyssey through Alaska with more wonderful bird pictures (and a bonus mammal!). His captions are indented. St Paul Island Installment 4 Here is another in a series of posts about St Paul Island, one of the Pribilof Islands off Alaska. Three previous posts covered some of the 11 species of seabirds that […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

It takes a lot of reader contributions to keep this post going every day or so, so please send in your GOOD wildlife photos. And remember, landscapes count, too! Today we feature the Alaska photos of reader Debra Coplan. Her captions are indented: I thought I would send a few pictures I took on my […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today we get to see a creature I love: flying foxes—courtesy of reader Duncan McCaskill. His notes are indented. Prompted by your recent post of a Grey-headed Flying Fox squeaking, I dug into my archives to offer you some Flying Fox photos from various places in Australia. Flying Foxes roost during the day in big […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today we have a potpourri from several readers; their captions are indented. The first is from Barbara Wilson: These dragonflies were photo’d August 8 at Boyle Reservoir, southern Oregon, at the same place, within minutes of each other.  Different damage on the wings indicates that they are different individuals.  Botanist that I am, I thought […]

Readers’ wildlife videos

We have a real treat for you today: four great animal videos taken by reader Rick Longworth. His captions are indented. About 30 young Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) crossed the Snake River accompanied by adults. They are not able to fly yet (early June), but they are approaching adult size. One young one panics when […]