A hooded merganser hen aka "hoodie" swims through golden water at sunrise. Love how the blue ripples contrast with the still, golden water surrounding them.
• • • • • • Codroy Valley NL
Going through old photos is always fun. This beauty is a Clay Coloured Sparrow that we found in the Codroy Valley (SW coast of Newfoundland) back in 2011! I decided to pick one of the photos and do a new edit. Still remember that bird like it was yesterday - I believe it was the second record of a singing Clay Coloured Sparrow in spring, ever. Enjoy!
And I wondered why it was quiet.. No birds chirping, singing or flying by.. They can sense the Cooper's Hawk trying to blend in with the tree! #coopershawk#hawk#birdsofprey
Bouncin' Round the Bush *HIT more... For Storytime* **SWIPE for Bonus + BnW** ___________________________ If you've ever spent time in the bushlands of Eastern Australia, this fluffy little munchkin would be sure to cross your path
This little guy is also a visual trickster! Possessing a very feminine body shape and a display of deep blue tail feathers, his appearance resembles a mix and match of both female and male characteristics
This collection of physical features is commonly attributed to the non-breeding version of the male Superb Fairy-Wren. When I first came across this phenomenon amoung bird populations, it completely fascinated me reading about how and why this occurs
Conversely, it can often make identifying bird species a challenge, much in the same way that juveniles can be mistaken. This is why I refer to these variations as the 'Tricker Trait'
In other news, I've got my eye on a brand new Sony mirrorless system with some serious telescopic power, and hope to have that in my grasp in the next month or so
I've got some wicked passion projects in the works for 2020, and will begin the journey of making my own wildlife documentaries after years of inspiration from the great man Sir Attenborough. Between all that, a trip back to Calgary for a few weeks over Easter for a spring adventure
For pelican Friday, a great white pelican. There are a few of these that winter with the Dalmation pelicans at Lake Kerkini. It was a revelation to see flocks of great whites on film for an amazing sequence in the Europe episode of the BBC's new nature series 'Seven Worlds, One Planet'. They were following flocks of feeding cormorants in the Danube delta and then swooping down en masse to steal the fish from the cormorants mouths. Bullies!
Reposted from @chrisangphoto (@get_regrann) - BUFFLEHEAD DUCK DIVING * The Bufflehead is the smallest diving or sea duck in North America. * The name buffalo head or "bufflehead" is a direct reference to the duck's large-headed appearance. * These beautiful ducks, fly fast with a rapid wing beat and usually close to the water but make no whistling sound in flight. * The Bufflehead is a diver and unlike other diving ducks can take flight from water without having to run along the surface.
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