Category Archives: readers’ wildlife videos

Readers’ wildlife photos

Please keep sending your wildlife photos in, as there’s always a need for them! We have two contributors today, and the first is Ivar Husa from Washington State. Ivar’s notes and IDs are indented: When birds and butterflies are hard to find with a camera, pollinators and tiny predators are usually present. All these were […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today we have amphibians from reader Chris Taylor from Oz.  Chris’s captions and notes are indented. Every year in October, there is a frog census in Canberra and the surrounding areas of New South Wales.  I’ve been doing this for six years, monitoring sites at home and also on the Bush Heritage Australia reserve at […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

My friend Anne-Marie Cournoyer, who lives in Montreal with her delightful husband Claude (they hosted me when I visited and took me on a great tour of the city), has been monitoring a nest of mourning doves in her yard this summer. Here’s her series of photos and notes (indented): August 2020 brought us a […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Please send in your photos, as the tank is inexorably getting lower. Today’s photos come from reader Tony Eales in Queensland, who calls them “A real random assortment of photos.” His IDs and captions are indented. The first is a male Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis) in full mating display mode. Tail up against its back, […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

It’s been a while since we’ve had a contribution from ace bird photographer Colin Franks, but it was worth the wait. The IDs are Colin’s. His web page is here, his Facebook page here (sign up, great bird photos daily), and his Instagram page is here. Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius): Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula): […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today we have some lovely fly photos by regular Mark Sturtevant, whose captions and words I’ve indented. Here are more pictures of insects from the previous summer. Innocent times. This set shows some examples of flies from two related families: the snipe flies (Rhagionidae), which are described as predatory on insects although I have never […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Today the wildlife comes from reader Bill Zorn, who sent photos of Homo sapiens in Tibet, a place I once visited (but only Lhasa and its environs). Bill’s captions are indented. Almost all of my photos are landscapes, but here are a few portraits. I lived in Beijing for several years and did a project […]

Readers’ wildlife videos

Tara Tanaka hasn’t sent a video in a while, but she has a bunch in the pipeline and I hope we’ll get some soon. (Her Vimeo site is here and Flickr site here.) This one was shot on her property in Florida and was posted a month ago.  Here are the notes: The birds in […]