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zwartpootsoldaatje (cantharis fusca)

Cantharis fusca reaches a length of 10–15 millimetres (0.39–0.59 in). Except for parts of the head and thorax, which are red or orange, this species is completely black. 167 more words



What can one say about an animal that has been the center of so much in storybooks, animation and even own type reality show on animal television channels. 78 more words


Come Cape May

A couple of hours north of his namesake town, this Cape May warbler (Setophaga tigrina) nonetheless seemed to be right at home in a migratory stopover. 25 more words


Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus)

Endemic to Africa, this specie is fairly unicolor grey, with a rufous belly. Still they are always good to see, just because they tend to hang on branches, rather than sit on it. 55 more words


An update - from the Galápagos!

We’re acutely aware that a few months has gone by without a whisper being posted on this site. We apologise!

The truth is we have simply been rushed off our feet getting from place to place – South America is enormous – so finding the time has been impossible. 131 more words