Other Animals

Photo: Jon Heller Photo: Jon Heller Painted: 9/28/2018 Climate Threat: A recent transplant from across the Atlantic, the aptly named Glossy Ibis now occupies the northern and western parts of the New World. Audubon’s climate models show a continuing shift of the species’ suitable climate space in North America, especially in the summer season, with only 35 percent of the range remaining stable. The Lewis’s
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Yesterday was a very wet day. It was bucketing down all day long, which hampered our birding efforts. We found shelter at Jonas feeding station, which was rather overwhelming despite the ‘low’ season and torrential rain. Jonas operates this feeding station at industrial scale – hummers use 10-20 liters of sugar water every day! Jonas
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I spent some of my spare time this summer watching and trying to photograph the comings and goings of a Hornets nest in a hole in our garden bank. I was very close to them , they were completely non aggressive. I love being this close to nature. Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter Adrian Davey
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Painted: 11/18/2018 Climate Threat: The Connecticut Warbler breeds in mosquito-infested spruce bogs, but dedicated birders can find them in May or October, migrating through Chicago or New York City. Audubon’s climate models predict that the bird’s summer range will shift almost entirely northward by 2080. Common in both the East and the West, it‘s believed that the two populations of Nashville Warbler are actually separate
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Wadi Thee Ghazal is an excellent site on the outskirts of Taif that is always a great place to see some of the Arabian Endemics. Arabian Wheatear, Yemen Thrush and Arabian Serin are normally easy to find at the site and other southwestern specialities such as Little Rock Thrush can be located quickly. The dry
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Janine Dawson was walking through her neighborhood in Manchester, England, when suddenly she heard frantic meowing coming from somewhere. Concerned, she was able to quickly trace where the sound was coming from — and discovered Simba, her neighbor’s cat, trapped between two houses.  RSPCA Somehow, the adventurous cat had gotten himself wedged in a gap
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Mountain Bluebird. Photo: Sheen Watkins/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON (November 26, 2018)— “The new report from the Trump Administration shows us what birds have been telling us for years: our climate is changing right now,” said David Yarnold (@david_yarnold), Audubon’s president and CEO, in response to The National Climate Assessment issued on Friday after Thanksgiving. “This
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Dark-eyed Junco. Photo: Jocelyn Anderson/Audubon Photography Awards This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of the National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations nationwide. Transcript: This is BirdNote! By now, retirees and other people who want to escape the dark days of winter have headed to California or parts
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We saw a Tigress, popularly known as the backwaters female, in dying light on the first safari on this trip to the Kabini Tiger Reserve. We went on several safaris after that, but did not see a Tiger again. On our final safari of this trip in Kabini, we were hopeful to have a good
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Another great day in the Pantanal, despite the increasing mosquito load. The morning boat trip with Pantanal Nature produced another Jaguar encounter, our fifth in total. We intercepted a huge male swimming across the river, just too late before it reached the shore and disappeared promptly into the forest: Again we had breathtaking experiences with
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