Photo Capture # 8 – Crested Duck — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Crested Duck © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Photo Capture # 9 – Photo “Bomb” — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Photo “Bomb” – Two Peruvian Pelicans and a Royal Tern © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Photo Captures # 7 – Amazilia Hummingbird — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Amazilia Hummingbird © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Temporary Hiatus — The Jaguar

I want to wish The Jaguar’s blogger the very best as he works to completes his thesis.  And, I also want to extend a huge thank you for his writing and sharing of important info on the critical status of big cats around the world.  I support and share his wonderful articles because through these, I want others to know of the peril these majestic animals face on a daily basis and implore more people to sit up and take notice.

I hate to do this, but I need to step away from blogging for at least a week: my life is simply too busy right now. If I am to finish writing my thesis in two weeks, which is the plan, then I need to stop spending so much time blogging. I am also tired […]

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Photo Captures # 5 – Limpkin — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Limpkin © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Beep, Beep! — Through Open Lens

F/7.1, 1/200, ISO 250. Greater Roadrunner Why can you never trust atoms? They make up everything! Interesting Fact: Roadrunners have evolved a range of adaptations to deal with the extremes of desert living. Like seabirds, they secrete a solution of highly concentrated salt through a gland just in front of each eye, which uses less water […]

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Photo Capture # 2 – Northern Cardinal — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Northern Cardinal © HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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Red Bellied Marmot — nature has no boss

Enjoying a bit of sunshine after a few cold fall days.

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