Tag: feathers

Nature Photo of the Week: Macaw Feathers

Written by | August 31st, 2012


The cool colors, rich texture and amazing close-up detail of this macaw’s feathers make this our favorite photograph this week. Thanks to Flickr photographer M. Fitzsimmons 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: Great Egret Courtship

Written by | April 20th, 2012


How lovely is this Great Egret’s plumage? Photographer ~1ladybug~ writes, “I took a lot of photos but most of the time I just stood there admiring these gorgeous birds and watching them dance for one another.” We don’t blame you! Thanks for sharing this stunning image through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 23

Written by | January 23rd, 2012


Worried about the H5N1 flu? You have 60 days to get a mask.

  1. Controversial bird flu research put on hold. (Wired Science)
  2. Climate change may claim another victim: California’s cattle rangelands. (Green)
  3. Do the feathers in your down comforter come from live or dead birds? (Mother Nature Network)
  4. An arctic ribbon seal flops up to a Seattle resident’s dock. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. Washington, DC takes the prize for the most LEED-certified buildings. (CleanTechnica)
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