Birding

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Birding = the observation of birds in their natural habitats as a hobby Questions What are the latest studies, reports, and videos regarding birding? How has the birding community changed in the past 20 years? What are your favorite birding apps, books, Facebook pages/groups and other digital and analog resources? Elsewhere …

Kangaroos

Photo: Tatters, Kangaroo and joey The kangaroo is one of Australia’s most iconic animals. There are more than 60 different species of kangaroo and their close relatives, with all kangaroos belonging to the super family Macropodoidea (or macropods, meaning ‘great-footed’). Australia’s Oldest Rock ArtOldest-known Australian rock art is 17,300-year-old kangaroo in the Kimberley, wasp nests …

Monarch Butterflies

Photo: USFWS Mountain-Prairie, Monarch on the milkweed The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae) in the family Nymphalidae. Headlines‘A cause for worry’: Mexico’s monarch butterflies drop by 26% in yearHow a poisonous plant became breakfast, lunch and dinner for monarchshttps://qz.com/1480192/monarch-populations-in-the-us-west-are-down-86-this-yearEavesdropping on Monarchs – @robflute Elsewhere on the Webhttps://www.monarchwatch.orghttp://www.namonarchs.orghttps://www.nwf.org/Home/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Invertebrates/Monarch-Butterfly Sex, Lies and Butterfliessex-lies-butterflies …

Wild Perú = Perú Silvestre

Peru flag Planeta.com hosts this guide to Wild Peru – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Key [email protected] Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado (SERNANP) Motto: “Nuestra Naturaleza. Nuestro Desarrollo”[email protected] Evaluaciones del desempeño ambiental PERÚ Aspectos destacados y recomendacionesPERU Environmental …

Oaxaca Grasshoppers

Photo: A Serving of Fresh Grasshoppers at Pochimilco Si quieres regresar a Oaxaca come chapulines. Oaxaca – Oaxacans eat a lot of insects. Among the favorite bugs are the grasshoppers (chapulines) consumed (legs intact) as a snack garnished with wedges of lime. For those who wish to sample this local specialty, there are plenty of …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. HeadlinesNevada COVID-19 Response Team discuss …

Bats

Photo: Duncan PJ, Grey headed flying fox Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets Videos Artwork / Cue Yourself Photos Planeta.com

Bats Links

Photo: Spider by Boris Links related to bats presented in mostly random fashion: HeadlinesWhite-nose syndrome is quietly killing millions of batshttp://passporttotexas.org/busting-myths-about-batsMauritius to kill 18,000 threatened native bats in ‘disgraceful’ cull – MongabayBat removal in Charters Towers in north Queensland goes off with a bang [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@rodrigomedellin FacebookAustralasian Bat Society FlickrBatsLIVE broadcast Moment#BatWeek 2017 Recommended ListeningGive a …