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tags: Watch a National Geographic Bird Illustrator at Work, field guides, books, bird art, illustrator, National Geographic, Jonathan Alderfer, streaming video See harlequin ducks come alive on paper in this time-lapse video featuring National Geographic bird expert and illustrator Jonathan Alderfer.

tags: ScienceBlogs, National Geographic, news I have friends at National Geographic, so I was most pleased to read early this morning (last night, USA time), that ScienceBlogs and National Geographic have teamed up to provide outstanding science and nature content to the public!

Tracking the Blue Whale

tags: nature, mammals, Antarctica, blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus, National Geographic, streaming video Researchers on a National Geographic expedition seek answer some mysteries surrounding Blue Whales, Balaenoptera musculus, and find tantalizing clues, but big questions remain unanswered.

Song of the Blue Whale

tags: nature, mammals, Antarctica, blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus, National Geographic, streaming video Blue whales, Balaenoptera musculus, have complex calls that can be heard for miles. In this National Geographic video, we meet one scientist is on a mission to uncover the meaning of their songs.

tags: Bat Falcon, Falco rufigularis, South America, nature, National Geographic, streaming video This female bat falcon, Falco rufigularis, makes dazzling mid-air catches over Mayan ruins in Guatemala to feed her chicks [2:15]

Fire and Ice

tags: Iceland, environment, Iceland, nature, image of the day Iceland. Image: Orvar Thorgiersson [larger view].

Vanuatu Pencil Urchin

tags: National Geographic, Vanuatu, Pencil Urchin, biodiversity, image of the day Image: David Lane, University of Brunei. My friends at National Geographic have provided permission for me to share some of the images from the recent discovery of a huge number of new species on and around the south Pacific island of Vanuatu.

Vanuatu Cockle

tags: National Geographic, Vanuatu, cockle, biodiversity, image of the day Image: Delphine Brabant, MNHN. My friends at National Geographic have provided permission for me to share some of the images from the recent discovery of a huge number of new species on and around the south Pacific island of Vanuatu.

Sundial Snail

tags: National Geographic, Vanuatu, sundial snail, biodiversity, image of the day Image: Annelise Fleddum, University of Oslo. My friends at National Geographic have provided permission for me to share some of the images from the recent discovery of a huge number of new species on and around the south Pacific island of Vanuatu.

Vanuatu Lobster

tags: National Geographic, Vanuatu, lobster, biodiversity, image of the day Image: Dr Tin-Yam Chan, University of Keelung. My friends at National Geographic have provided permission for me to share some of the images from the recent discovery of a huge number of new species on and around the south Pacific island of Vanuatu.