Written by Madeline Breen | April 26th, 2013
There are a lot of beautiful sights in nature — colorful flowers, lush forests, glowing sunsets — but as this duck has learned, sometimes the most beautiful things are right in from of your face! We adore this photograph by Flickr photographer Rich Seeley of this curious Mandarin.
Written by Brad Parker | March 21st, 2013
March Madness is in full swing — in honor of college basketball’s biggest moment, we’ve pitted together nature’s fiercest creatures for our own online competition this March.
Written by Madeline Breen | April 9th, 2012
Written by Brad Parker | April 6th, 2012
Perfect timing, cool action and great color make this our favorite picture this week. Flickr user Joe Povenz snagged this mallard an instant before it hit the water in Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in Augusta, Michigan. Great job! Thanks for sharing this image through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily [...]
Written by Madeline Breen | March 23rd, 2012
Flickr user ~1ladybug~ caught this male Northern pintail during his daily bath at Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Great shot! Thanks for sharing 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 you—at my.nature.org. And get inspired [...]
Written by Dave Mehlman | March 24th, 2009
Despite what you might think from my earlier posts, the U.S. State of the Birds Report does contain some good news. Perhaps the most encouraging is the status of wetlands birds (ducks, geese, swans, shorebirds, herons, egrets, etc.) whose indicator shows a dramatic increase starting in the late 1980′s, with current populations far above our base [...]