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Long-billed Curlew 6

tags: Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, birds, nature, Image of the Day Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 25 July 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/1600s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

Long-billed Curlew 5

tags: Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, birds, nature, Image of the Day Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 25 July 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/2000s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

Long-billed Curlew 4

tags: Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, birds, nature, Image of the Day Long-billed Curlew, Numenius americanus, at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 25 July 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/2000s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

Western Willet

tags: Western Willet, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus inornatus, birds, nature, Image of the Day Western Willet, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus inornatus, at Bolivar Flats, Texas. The bird on the left is in alternate (breeding) plumage while the bird resting on the right is in basic (winter) plumage. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 2 July 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883…

Piping Plover

tags: Piping Plover, Charadrius melodus, birds, nature, Image of the Day Piping Plover, Charadrius melodus, at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 15 July 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/640s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

A slightly worn Julia Heliconian butterfly, Dryas julia Fabricius. This image was taken summer 2004 at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park’s Pollinarium exhibit. It was donated to Wikipedia under the GFDL by Steven G. Johnson, the photographer. [wallpaper size]. As promised, here are my Houston, Texas, bird and butterfly lists for last weekend, including life…

tags: spider, giant spider web,arachnid, social behavior Lake Tawokoni State Park rangers (l-r) Mike McCord and Freddie Gowin continue to monitor a giant communal spider web at the park Tuesday, August 29, 2007. Officials at Lake Tawokoni State Park have been watching the growth of a giant communal spider web that has formed in the…