**** Weekly Wildlife Thread 7-12 to 7-17 ****

Started Jul 11, 2014 | Discussions thread
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myssvictoria Veteran Member • Posts: 5,918
**** Weekly Wildlife Thread 7-12 to 7-17 ****

Richj20 sent me this link about birds and hurricanes that I thought others might like to read:


Thanks, Richard! And if you have an interesting link regarding wildlife or photographing wildlife, please send it along!

It's Saturday somewhere so we can all post no matter where. Common or rare, pretty or not, let's see what you've got.

To post your pics, please reply to THIS post and change the title. Otherwise, in threaded mode, your post will appear to be a comment to another's post. We don't want to overlook your pics! Threaded mode lists posts in a hierarchy which is ideal for viewing threads like this one.

Try to limit pics to three or so and identify subjects if possible. It would be nice if you would provide location and other info others might find interesting. And do comment on others' pics if so moved. Everyone is welcome to participate with any camera, any time. Lurkers and new members please join in.

When out viewing and photographing wildlife, I want all of you to be safe. I also want the wildlife to remain safe and minimally impacted by our presence.

Some links that might be of interest:

Incubation and fledging times:http://www.birds.cornell.edu/AllAboutBirds/faq/nesting_info/document_view

Photographing nests and chicks: http://onthewingphotography.com/wings/2014/03/09/ethics-for-nests-and-chicks/

North American Nature Photography Association http://www.nanpa.org/docs/NANPA-Ethical-Practices.pdf

Upcoming Birding events: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/page.aspx?pid=2452

NPR interview Can Rewilding Restore Vanishing Ecosystems?

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