Did you spot the squirrel in this morning’s post? Maybe you got it. I didn’t because, as Matthew said, “Oh it moved when I took it so it looks less squirrel like though if you zoom in lots you can just about make it out.” I couldn’t see it it, and even in the reveal … Continue reading Here’s the squirrel!
Matthew Cobb took this photo on his walk near Manchester this morning. Can you spot the squirrel? If you do, don’t give it away by putting its location in the comments: just say “I found it.” This is hard. The reveal will be at noon (Chicago time) today.
Someone named Creezy went to all this trouble to shower birds and rodents with nuts and seeds. The problem is that when they’re gone, you have to set the whole damn thing up again! h/t: Barry
Send in your photos! I am sweating blood! Two batches today: stars ‘n’ squirrels. First, the three star photos come from Tim Anderson. Click the photos to enlarge them: M42, the Orion Nebula: NGC3372, the Carina Nebula and NGC3532, the Wishing Well Star Cluster The Large Magellanic Cloud including NGC2070, the Tarantula Nebula And squirrel … Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos
Amy, the duck nesting on a ledge at Regenstein library, now has an upgraded cam and a new website. It’s worth watching her, as all kinds of stuff can be seen. For example: a. Two days ago, someone saw a squirrel encounter the duck, supposedly trying to steal an egg (I don’t think it’s possible … Continue reading DuckCam upgrade
Reader Mike Canzoneri sent some photos of squirrel monkeys, which you can enlarge by clicking on them. He also sent a brief bio: I was born and raised in the city of Chicago and have been a backyard zoologist since I was a little kid. I moved to Miami, FL in 1990 to be close … Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos
We have a few odds and ends today in the runup to the Big Holiday. Click the pictures to enlarge them; readers’ captions are indented. First, some ducks from Steve Barnes. These are a handful of photos taken around Bellingham and Birch Bay, Washington, during my brief time with a Sony DSLR some years ago. … Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos
Today sees the return of Robert Lang, physicist, origami master and, today, photographer. Robert’s narration is indented, and you can click on the photos to enlarge them. More local animals The Los Angeles basin is a vast urban/suburban metropolis, but its natural boundaries of ocean and mountains are abrupt with sharp transitions created by water … Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos