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

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

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

Birds at Lubec and Eastport

Downeast – A few lingering PINE GROSBEAKS were found in Lubec on the 12th. Undoubtedly spring overshoots, ORCHARD ORIOLES (2) are visiting an Eastport backyard. Photo credit: orchard oriole, wikipedia.com See the pictures and subscribe at http://www.ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com … Continue reading

Warblers at Machias Seal Island

Date: Sat, 16 May 2009 06:29:02 -0300From: Ralph Eldridge NatureNB ListservSubject: MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND REPORT Fairly good warbler movement last night although the drop-out was light. Drop-outs see up until dawn: OVENBIRDS;COMMON YELLOW THROATS;REDSTARTS;PARULAS;CHESTNUT SIDED WARBLERS;MAGNOLIA WARBLERS;YELLOW RUMPED WARBLERS;BLACK THROATED … Continue reading

Little Blue Heron at Castalia Marsh, Grand Manan

Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 17:53:09 -0300 From: Roger Burrows NatureNB ListservSubject: LITTLE BLUE HERON at Castalia MarshMay 15I saw an immature LITTLE BLUE HERON by the road bay at Castalia Marsh as I was cycling by this morning at … Continue reading