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Spider Eats Bird in Australia

tags: spider eats bird, golden orb spider, chestnut-breasted Mannikin, birds, avian, WTF, wow Golden Orb Spider eats a chestnut-breasted Mannikin in Australian garden. Image and story: Daily Mail. This picture and story is so creepy that it makes my skin crawl to see this at the top of my blog. But it’s also very strange…

Rock Wren

tags: Rock Wren, Salpinctes obsoletus, birds, nature, Image of the Day My good friend, Dave Rintoul, has just returned from a much-deserved vacation camping in the Chiricahuas and Gila Wilderness area and sent a couple images to share with you. Rock Wren, Salpinctes obsoletus, in Chaco Canyon. Image: Dave Rintoul, June 2008 [larger view].

Canyon Towhee

tags: Canyon Towhee, Pipilo fuscus, birds, Image of the Day My good friend, Dave Rintoul, has just returned from a much-deserved vacation camping in the Chiricahuas and Gila Wilderness area and sent a couple images to share with you. Canyon Towhee, Pipilo fuscus, in Chaco Canyon. Image: Dave Rintoul, June 2008 [larger view].

Black-Throated Sparrow

tags: Black-Throated Sparrow, Amphispiza bilineata, birds, Image of the Day My good friend, Dave Rintoul, has just returned from a much-deserved vacation camping in the Chiricahuas and Gila Wilderness area and sent a couple images to share with you. Black-throated Sparrow, Amphispiza bilineata, in Chaco Canyon. Image: Dave Rintoul, June 2008 [larger view].

Long-toed Lapwing

tags: Long-toed Lapwing, Long-toed plover, Vanellus crassirostris, birds, Image of the Day Fourth in a series of non-passerine images by this photographer. Long-toed Lapwing, also known as the Long-toed plover, Vanellus crassirostris, which is endemic to southeastern Africa. Image: John Del Rio [larger view].

Hamerkop

tags: Hamerkop, Scopus umbretta, birds, Image of the Day Second in a series of non-passerine images by this photographer. Hamerkop, Scopus umbretta, also known as the Hammerhead Stork or the Anvilhead. Image: John Del Rio. [larger view].

Peregrine

tags: peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus, birds, urban birds, image of the day Male peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus, named Eric who lives and breeds in a city in North America. who replaced “Erik”, the former resident on his current territory in a city in North America. Image: John P. Baumlin [larger view].

Sialia currucoides

tags: mountain bluebird, Sialia currucoides, birds, Washington state, Image of the Day Male mountain bluebird, Sialia currucoides. This bird surprised birders in Washington state by visiting Bainbridge Island one weekend in April 2008. Image: Eva Gerdts, 2008 [larger view].

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

tags: Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Regulus calendula, birds, Kansas, image of the day Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Regulus calendula, with insect egg or pupa in beak Image: Dave Rintoul, KSU [larger view].

Butterbutt

tags: Yellow-rumped warbler, Dendroica coronata, birds, Kansas, image of the day Yellow-rumped warbler, Dendroica coronata, After Hatch Year male. Image: Dave Rintoul, KSU [larger view].