Violet-green Swallows (Tachycineta thalassina) are searching for a perfect place to nest. They nested in this very tree last year and by the end of my observation, they were bringing in nesting material and will nest in this tree again this year.
Here’s a new video I put together from a bunch of footage shot yesterday using the DJI Phantom quad-copter in “SOB Canyon,” between Sycamore Canyon and Tapco. It’s a great way to get video from anywhere in the airspace! Doug Von Gausig Executive Director Verde River Institute Published on Jan 20, 2014 Aerial video of the stretch of the Verde River in central Arizona between its confluence with Sycamore Creek and Tapco RAP, near Clarkdale. Music by the Moody Blues (“In My World”). This stretch runs through a basalt canyon, locally called “SOB Canyon”, one of the most pristine and [More]
This video shows a large number of Canada (White-cheeked) Geese with possibly a variety of ducks landing at Sharp Point Pond located in Fort Collins, CO.
A pair of these wonderful birds have recently been hunting at Lake Claremont, where they appear to find plenty of mice. One can see the blood from a recent meal on this fellow’s toes. Competing with the wind noise, one can hear the calls of Magpie-larks and Red Wattlebirds. Taken with my Panasonic GF1 coupled to the Swarovski ATS65HD.
A jackrabbit can run up to 40 miles per hour, but it’s no match for the golden eagle, which can dive at speeds up to 150 miles per hour.
No comments with this vide. However, it is very popular on YouTube and demonstrates that birds can have fun!
Bong State Recreational Area Kenosha County, WI 13 November 2010 Seven adults and five first year birds.
Uploaded on May 11, 2011 Camera: Sony (ソニー) Cyber-shot DSC HX5V B (broken) Tripod: Sony VCT 60AV Format: Movie MOV; AVCHD-MP4; 16:9; 1440p x 1080p; Audiocodec AAC; Videocodec H264 Date: May 9th, 2011 Description: The Dresden Zoo after 150 years. http://www.zoo-dresden.de/de/Deutsch_… Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PL3… Category Travel & Events License Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed)
This unusual bird was drinking with a small flock of Inca Doves at a point in the Santa Cruz River just north of Santa Gertrudis Lane.
Singing mostly its alternate song.
Bonte strandloper (Dunlin / Calidris alpina) @ Maatheide (Lommel), Belgium (01/08/’12) Canon 7D + Sigma 150-500 Filmed by Pieter Cox www.PieterCox.be
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A Black and White Warbler by The Lake in Central Park. A musical accompaniment added to soften the surrounding sounds and enhance the view of this delightful bird. New York City, April 2013.
A common loon mother and her six day old chick interact on the Rideau River system in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Watch wing stretches, dives, piggy backs, and hear the haunting loon call. Filmed July 3, 2013 For more nature videos and images, feel free to check out: www.JustinHoffmanOutdoors.com
Take a close-up look at a burrow in Washington state that is home to 12 successfully reared owlets. The burrowing owlets run for cover and the parents stand watch as predator soars overhead. Video Credit: Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
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San Luis Obispo County Ca – Turri Road. On the north side of the road cattle roam over thousands of acres of golden grasslands. On the south side of Turri Road is a meandering creek, clumps of willows, and a field of flowering peas. Photos of adult Lazuli Bunting, Blue Grosbeak, Cassin’s Kingbird (About half way through the video) by Maggie Smith.
Yellow-breasted Chat Singing.
This Lewis’s Woodpecker was seen in Goleta, California harvesting acorns that Acorn Woodpeckers had placed previously. Such a pretty bird.
Pinyon Jays wintered in the northern Mt Laguna and Cuyamaca area of San Diego County from late fall 2011 through early spring 2012. Pinyon Jays are rare in San Diego County. I took these videos, recordings, and most of the pictures in March 2012 at Cuyamaca State Park. The flight pictures I took when I first discovered them in the northern Mt Laguna area near mile marker 28 on the Sunrise Hwy. At least 200 Pinyon Jays were at this location.