Tag: bird photo

Nature Photo of the Week: Sweet Snowy Plover

Written by | November 21st, 2013

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There are majestic birds, there are powerful birds — and then, there are just plain adorable birds (a scientifically-accurate description, of course). The snowy plover falls into the latter category, as evidenced in this week’s Nature Photo of the Week. Those feathers! That look! Flickr photographer Jeff Bleam snapped this cute guy at Santa Cruz, California […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Northern Harrier

Written by | November 8th, 2013

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This is one of those images that just leaves us speechless. What an incredible bird — what an incredible photograph!

Nature Photo of the Week: Colorful Finch

Written by | August 22nd, 2013

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You may want to grab your sunglasses to view our Nature Photo of the Week — the bright coloring of this Gouldian Finch is almost blinding! What incredibly vibrant colors.

Nature Photo of the Week: Growing Beards Is a Hoot

Written by | June 27th, 2013

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Is it just us or is this eagle owl is growing a goatee? Flickr photographer Flywayphotos captured this crisp shot of a fuzzy eagle owl and we’ve selected it as the Nature Photo of the Week, bearded-face and all.

Nature Photo of the Week: Who Are You?

Written by | January 24th, 2013

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Talk about seeing double! This gorgeous bald eagle was certainly in for a treat when he sneaked a peek into the waters at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, Pennsylvania. Kudos to Flickr photographer snooker2009 for getting this great reflective shot and for sharing this photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Grace of Flight

Written by | January 11th, 2013

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Oh, to have wings like that! Flickr photographer gseloff captured the grace and beauty of this great blue heron in flight on Horsepen Bayou in Pasadena, Texas. Many thanks for sharing this photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Gray Jay

Written by | December 14th, 2012

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Today we’re going behind the lens to hear what it takes to make a great photograph, even in frigid conditions. Flickr photographer ~1ladybug~ writes, “It was so cold today: -20C or -4F. I went to feed the birds but didn’t stay long as my fingers were freezing through my gloves. I was happy to get this […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Painted Bunting

Written by | September 14th, 2012

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Flickr photographer shsober captures the vivid colors of this painted bunting perfectly. What incredible color! Thanks for submitting this photograph through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. And get inspired to take your […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Greater Double-Collared Sunbird

Written by | August 10th, 2012

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What vibrant colors! Flickr photographer Gareth Rasberry captured this brightly colored flower and greater double-collared sunbird in the Drakensberg Mountain Range of South Africa. Many thanks for submitting this image through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Peacock Feathers

Written by | May 4th, 2012

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Normally a peacock’s extravagant tail gets the spotlight — but let’s take a moment to appreciate this bird’s fantastic head feathers. Beautiful! Kudos to Flickr user KoolPix for capturing this crisp and colorful shot. Thanks for sharing it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images—submitted to […]

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