Category Archives: photography

Readers’ wildlife photos

Reader Paul Peed sent some lovely bird photos from Florida. His notes are indented: Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor). Imaged at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive near Orlando,Fl.  Perhaps my favorite of the wading birds, as I can count on seeing a tricolored no matter the season, no matter what the weather.  A highly successful and stunning Ardeidae. […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Reader Saloni Rose from India sent us some lovely butterfly photos. Her notes are indented: Here are some photos of rare Nymphalid butterflies found in the Western Ghats, India. Please note that all of these butterfly species are protected under Schedule 2 of the Wildlife Protection Act II, 1972. None of these butterflies were harmed […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Posting will be light today, but I’ve prepared this in advance for Grania to post when I’m downtown. It’s another great series of photos and stories from Bruce Lyon, documenting the lives of his local peregrine falcons. Bruce’s notes are indented. Here is another installment of photos of the nesting  peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) I have […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today’s photos, including a plant and many arthropods, come from regular contributor Tony Eales, who lives in Queensland. His notes are indented: I’m sending a grab bag of some interesting things I’ve photographed lately. When I was in Western Australia recently I found this beautiful sundew known as the Red-ink Sundew, Drosera erythrorhiza. I’m a big […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Mark Otten sent some bird photos (and one mammal); his notes are indented below: I am attaching some wildlife photos for the Why Evolution is True website. All of the photos were taken in various parks in the greater Cincinnati area, except for the prairie warbler. Seven hour-old white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawn.  The doe […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today we have a batch of bird photos taken by young Jamie Blilie and sent by his father, James Blilie. James’s notes are indented: Here are some more from my son, Jamie.  He is now using both his old Canon Powershot SX530 HS super-zoom camera and also now an Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mirrorless Digital Camera, […]

Readers’ wildlife photos and video

Today we have two disparate but engaging items: a photo and a video. The video (no ducks were harmed in this clip!) comes from our friend Tara Tanaka, whose note are indented (her Vimeo site is here, and her Flickr site is here). Be sure to enlarge the video before watching. (Tara promises more video of young […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today we have another batch of lovely bird photos from Reader Colin Franks (website here, Instagram page here, and Facebook page here). The IDs are his:  Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus): House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus): Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus): Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris): American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana): Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia): Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus): American Goldfinch – […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

We have contributions from three readers today, the first being Mark Jones, with some lovely blue butterflies. Mark’s notes: The Common Blue butterflies (Polyommatus icarus) have been out in force in the last day or two here in West Sussex. Here are a few shots, including a mating pair. I’ve also included a couple of […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Be sure to send in your good wildlife photos, as I can always use more. Today’s batch is from regular contributor Joe Dickinson, whose notes and IDs are indented: Here are some photos from a recent trip over to Pinnacles National Park in central California.  Unfortunately, this time we did not see the condors for which […]