How many ducks were there?

June 5, 2021 • 8:45 am

In my “find the duck” photo of yesterday (below), I asked readers to find the mallard hen. It turns out that there was not just one, but FOUR, as astute readers discovered. Here’s the original photo and the four mallard hens, all circled.

Four—count them, four—hens! (Click on the photo to enlarge; one was in the water.) They’re pretty cryptic, no?

But wait! Maybe there are MORE ducks!  A reader spotted something behind the tree itself, and the mottled pattern makes me think it’s the breast of a FIFTH hen. I’ll check today to see if there’s a bump on the trunk, but I doubt it. Here’s the putative fifth hen:

 

Spot the woodcock chicks!

May 12, 2021 • 1:15 pm

A tweet sent by Matthew:

The photo (click to enlarge), which  contains two woodcock chicks. I’d rate this one “not too hard”.

Can you spot the two woodcock chicks? Reveal at 2:30 Chicago time.

Spot the cat!

March 30, 2021 • 8:00 am

Here’s a tortoiseshell cat named Lion from Paws Planet. Her staff, Avery Shrader, sent in a “regular photo” of her (top), and the a photo in which she’s reclining on a pile of leaves. Can you spot Lion in the second photo?

Spot the cat! Answer at noon Chicago time. (I’d rate this one as “difficult.”)

 

Spot the caterpillar!

March 16, 2021 • 8:45 am

Here’s a tweet containing a photo that itself contains a caterpillar. Can you spot it? I’ll put the enlarged photo below:

I can’t be sure about this—the mimicry is fantastic—but I’ve circled the putative caterpillar in the reveal below. Click on “read more”: Continue reading “Spot the caterpillar!”

Spot the hare!

March 12, 2021 • 8:30 am

Here’s a tweet from the Whitmuir Estate in Britain. There’s a hare in there; can you spot it? (Enlarged photo below; h/t Matthew)

The reveal is below the fold.

Click “read more” to see the reveal: Continue reading “Spot the hare!”