Reader’s wildlife photos


Why Evolution Is True

Stephen Barnard in Idaho continues his quest for the perfect photo of the rufous hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus). He explains:

I realize that I’m being repetitive, but I’m looking for a definitive Rufous BIF — one that could be used in a field guide or a monograph.  This is as close as I’ve come.

I’m not sure what a BIF is, but that looks pretty good to me.

RT9A1693-2And another:

The light was poor, but the drop of nectar hanging from the beak is of interest.


And two more photos from Steve Pinker’s trip to Tasmania. First, a sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps):

face to face with a sugar glider-L

. . . a “tree filigree”, Hogarth Park Strahan:

tree filligree Hogarth Park Strahan-XL

and a “limpet valentine”:

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The whole gallery of Steve’ Tasmania photos (7 pages) is here.

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