Male patriarch hummingbird

More at : http://casa-del-campo.smugmug.com/gallery/8254621_K6F6z#P-6-12 He completely wears himself out chasing every male hummingbird that is within reach. He is always on guard. Sometimes he is so worn out that he can barely fly and falls asleep alternate moments. Joyce … Continue reading

Bay of Fundy wolf eel couple beneath the waves

Maria Buzeta and Mike Strong have spent decades exploring the underwater wealth of the Quoddy Region. I think that this video of a wolf eel couple at home at Sandy Island, Head Harbour Passage, speaks to just how special this … Continue reading

Some great online programs from Environment Canada

FrogWatch Senior Educators Guide – Now revised Amphibial Pursuits, the educators guide for grades 7-12, has been updated and released in English and French. You can download the guide by going to the FrogWatch website www.frogwatch.ca and clicking on educator … Continue reading

Male ruby throated hummingbird, ’09 Campobello

The ruby flash is quick, and usually in motion, so it is hard to catch. They use it as a territorial warning, usually. http://hummingbirdworld.com/h/iridescent.htm#return For those of us who wonder why the iridescense is so intense. Joyce … Continue reading

Jack-in-the-pulpit at Bocabec

Found this Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) in a wet forested area near our backyard in Bocabec. Magnificent and fascinating plant also known as Bog onion, Brown dragon, Indian turnip, Wake robin or Wild turnip. You can learn more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arisaema_triphyllum. Art … Continue reading

Birds at DU Marsh, St. George, NB

Date: Sat, 16 May 2009 11:38:11 -0300 From: Todd Watts NatureNB ListservSubject: Virginia RailsA mid-morning walk along the Ducks Unlimited Trail in Saint George produced the following.2 Virginia Rails feeding togetherSeveral SoraWood DuckBlue-winged TealPied-billed Grebea small flock of shorebirds(unidentified)Baltimore OrioleLeast … Continue reading