Category Archives: wildlife and nature videos

Readers’ wildlife photos (and video)

Let’s begin with ducks, as Stephen Barnard sent another fantastic mallard photo as well as a video of a flock of mallards taking off from his fields. My title is “Two mallards in flight—afternoon delight.” The photo: The video: Look at all them ducks! Reader Chris Winstead sent a photo of a Great Horned Owl […]

Readers’ wildlife photos (and video)

Today I’ll put up photos from one reader and a video from another. The video comes from Rick Longworth, who also sent a photo montage from that video. His comments are indented: In early September, with night temperatures into the high 40s,  the rufous hummingbirds (Selasphorus rufus) begin to pack up for Mexico.  Their numbers peaked here in […]

Readers’ wildlife photos and videos

Reader Bruce Lyon, you may recall, is a professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He provides not just photos but illustrated scientific tales, and here’s a good one about owls, which includes two of his videos. Bruce’s comments are indented. Here are some images of Great Horned Owls (Bubo […]

Readers’ wildlife photos (and video)

We have a nice mix of photos and a video today. First, reader Rick Longworth struck up a friendship with an African owl. His notes: A few years ago my wife and I did a flying vacation (rented Cessna)  across South Africa.  We encountered dozens of species, mostly in parks and preserves. We stayed for […]