A Fourth of July trek report from Mission Peak, California. Warning: Birds inside.
A damselfly in the sun, this Rusty Marsh Dart (Ceriagrion olivaceum), flecked with morning dew awaits the day’s warmth to dry itself.
Meet the only eucalyptus species native to the northern hemisphere, the Mindanao Gum Tree or Rainbow Eucalyptus, so known for the vibrant colored patterns left by its peeling bark
Is a kingfisher’s hard-earned meal tastier than something that came by easy? That’s some food for thought
The first time I came upon ‘chough’ I thought it was a dictionary entry for an act of expectoration by one with a North Indian surname. It would be a few years before I got the hang of what it was really – a kind of crow
It’s that time of the year when I ache to be anywhere but in an office, feeling the tug of the breeze on my face, the burst of impatient rain. To be drenched in the news of the sea that the monsoon brings ashore. So much for dreaming. I’m still here. Clacking away on a keyboard, conjuring up visions. So share my pain. With monsoon Instagrams.
What would birds say if they could talk as humans do? Enjoy these candid moments from the avian world – words of a feather. And don’t forget to share the buzz!
Our June wallpaper took a while to spread its wings, but here’s wishing you shiny, happy days ahead. Download it for your iPad, desktop or laptop screens
The goose was headed for the bar, as it were. Or, at least that’s how some understood it. Never take a bird’s name too literally – and other wisdom from interacting with non-birders.
Why did the caterpillar cross the road? Apparently, to get to the other side. In a tearing hurry.
Your May wallpaper comes to you ten days late. Sorry about that. But here it is at last!
You have probably seen the Grey Plover on a sandy beach in Kerala and not paid it any attention. Up close, its grace and beauty are alluring