Figure 7.4 Alongside the ringing, biometrics such as the length of the head are measured. From Urban Peregrines by Ed Drewitt
Urban Peregrines by Ed Drewitt
Plate 21 Growth and development of a Barn Owl from egg to 63 days. Feathers start to unfurl at 20 days old and by 7 weeks old most owlets look well feathered. However, their appearance from 4-8 weeks old is greatly affected by the amount of down retained. Birds in drier nests can still look […]
Fig. 8 Outline life cycle of true bumblebees in a temperate region. From Naturalists’ Handbooks 6: Bumblebees by Oliver Prys-Jones and Sarah Corbet.
May – Nightingale by Conor Mark Jameson From Shrewdunnit: The Nature Files
Figure Friday: Partial constrained analysis of co-ordinates (a form of RDA) for plant psammosere communities
This is our first ever Figure Friday (#figfri) – each week we’ll pick a figure from a Pelagic title and share it. Figure 14.29 Partial constrained analysis of co-ordinates (a form of RDA) for plant psammosere communities. Analyses via capscale() command. From Community Ecology
Conor Jameson is an author, diarist, essayist and feature writer. Shrewdunnit, a collection of his ‘nature files’, is published this week.
Conor tells us a bit more about the inspiration for Shrewdunnit ‘I found the poems in the fields And only wrote them down.’ John Clare A little while back I found a rare gem in the RSPB library. It’s called The Vertebrate Fauna of Bedfordshire, by J Steele-Elliott. It was published in 1901, and just […]
Dary Ford’s Robber Frog Craugastor daryi Ford & Savage, 1984 Mushroomtongue Salamander sp. Bolitoglossa daryorum Campbell et al., 2010 Mario Dary Rivera (1928–1981) was a Guatemalan conservationist and biologist. He was President of the University of San Carlos, where he had founded the School of Biology (1973). He was instrumental in establishing the biotopo del […]
From the recently discovered Kipunji Rungwecebus kipunji, which biologist Tim Davenport of the Wildlife Conservation Society described as the ‘most bizarre monkey I had ever seen’, to the slender salamander in California Los Angeles and a new genus of tree in Australia, conservationists are discovering new species all the time. Read more: Meet the New Species
Fighting for Birds has made it onto Stephen Moss’s Guardian list of the best wildlife books of 2012 adding to the wonderful reviews the book has received since it’s launch in August. Stephen Moss: ‘Fighting for Birds does what it says in the title, and the RSPB’s former conservation director pulls no punches’.
- Fighting for Birds reviewed in British Wildlife October 24, 2012
- Discovering new species May 8, 2013
- The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians. Eponym of the Day: Dary May 9, 2013
- Conor Jameson is an author, diarist, essayist and feature writer. Shrewdunnit, a collection of his ‘nature files’, is published this week. April 21, 2014
- Figure Friday: Partial constrained analysis of co-ordinates (a form of RDA) for plant psammosere communities May 2, 2014
- Figure Friday: Alongside the ringing, biometrics such as the length of the head are measured June 6, 2014
- Urban Peregrines the (15 sec) movie June 1, 2014
- Figure Friday: Growth and development of a Barn Owl May 30, 2014
- Figure Friday: Outline life cycle of true bumblebees in a temperate region May 23, 2014
- Figure Friday: May – nightingale May 9, 2014