Tag » Animalia

the hunter

a mighty hunter, hear my call
stalking prey through grasses tall
a stealthy panther, fangs and all
disguised as house cat, tame and small

lithe and sleek, I crouch and crawl… 19 kata lagi

Photography

Testicles and Neuticles or Other Jewels

For someone who has spent a career in reproductive endocrinology there’s a surprising dearth of stories about gonads in my blog. I am now correcting that impression. 686 kata lagi

Animalia

Moth

Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera. Most lepidopterans are moths; and there are thought to be approximately 160,000… 25 kata lagi

Photography

just the four of us

early morning walk

shadowed by fleeting shadows

come noon they’ll be gone

The Daily Post weekly photo challenge: Transient

Photography

Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) Trochilidae, male

Missoula, MT
May 31, 2017
Robert Niese

I spent a whole weekend trying to photograph Calliopes visiting this feeder, but they refused to participate. 41 kata lagi

Pacific Northwest

Yellowstone Opens the Doors of Perception

While I was sauntering through woods I mused how quickly the intensity of first impressions fade to extinction. How the frisson of a new place or a face we want to sustain with its original freshness never burns so brightly afterwards, like the turning down of a dimmer switch except the hand that turns it is unconscious. 1.006 kata lagi

Animalia

Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) Bombycillidae

Missoula, MT
April 18, 2017
Robert Niese

In early April, waxwings were migrating through town in the thousands. They paused in freshly blooming trees to gorge on buds and, in this case, last year’s fruits before continuing their trek northward. 71 kata lagi

Pacific Northwest