Southern Right Whale
Our Friend Ray Cooper spotted this Southern right whale in the waters off the South African coast
Cardinal, in Central Park, Denise Levine, New York
This beautiful cardinal always seems to greet me in the Park.
Osprey & Lunch. Camille Cecere, New Jersey
Wild Turkeys in the Parking lot! Joe Myers, York, Pa
Says Joe: Even though we are near the woods, I never thought I’d see them walking around like this!
John B, Snowy Owl in Fort Edward, New York
John was careful to follow responsible best practices shared by Laurie LaFond, director of Friends of the Washington County Grasslands IBA. Thanks, John!
John B sunset at Jamaica Bay, New York
John was looking for snowy owls but these sunset images are amazing. Thanks for sharing, John!
John B. Snowy Owl in Fort Edward, New York
Congratulations to John B. for his great Snowy Owl photos! John had to travel in two states and up the Hudson River to capture these images - But he did it!
John B from New York City. Hawk in Fort Edward, NY
Duck in Central Park, Manhattan, NY
GOOD FRIEND, DENISE LEVINE CAPTURED THIS HYBRID (WILD/DOMESTIC) DUCK ON A LATE AUTUMN DAY IN CENTRAL PARK.
John B. Snowy owl at Jamaica Bay, New York
CANADA GOOSE IN CENTRAL PARK, MANHATTAN, NEW YORK
DENISE LEVINE WAS AT CENTRAL PARK IN TIME TO WATCH THE GOOSE WATCHING THE HUMANS.
Gordon Ellmers, Bald Eagle on the Hudson River Northumberland, NY
MALLARD DUCK AT CENTRAL PARK, MANHATTAN, NY
MANY MIGRATING WILD BIRDS REST IN MANHATTAN'S CENTRAL PARK EACH SPRING AND FALL, GOOD FRIEND DENISE LEVINE WAS THERE IN TIME TO SEE THIS MALE MALLARD.
Monarch Butterfly, Central Park, NY
Denise Levine from New York City saw this lovely monarch on a late October walk in Manhattan's Central Park.
Amy Newell of NYC captured Monarch Butterflies in Fort Tryon Park, NY, New York
Amy was out on a nature walk in New York City when she came upon resting Monarch Butterflies. Fort Tryon Park is next to the Hudson River in the Inwood section of Manhattan.
The Great Escape! Amy Newell was surprised by this Raccoon in Central Park!
Looks like this raccoon was breaking out but really the entire Central Park is his home. Thanks Amy Newell!
ROSEATE SPOONBILL FROM WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER JOE GLIOZZO
Sometimes birds get lost in the storm (or hurricane), like this Roseate Spoonbill found in New Jersey. It should be in the Florida Everglades or on Texas' Gulf Coast
Sea Turtles (Hawksbill?) on the beach on the big island of Hawaii. Thanks to Aimee K. from California
Grey Squirrel checking out the view. Gordon Ellmers
"Mario" the grasshopper loves this hibiscus. Thanks to Pat E.
Gallant male Cardinal feeding his lady
Mourning Doves nesting in our patio roof
From Aimee in Porter Ranch, California
Great Egret in Central Park Captured by Denise L. of New York City
Right in the heart of busy is an oasis for over 280 bird species & people too. An early 19th Century fashion fad almost drove egrets to extinction.
It's baby season! Red fox mama grooming her kit.
Fred from Fort Miller, New York says he was at the end of his lens range but still managed to get a great shot of this new mama and her playful kit.
Ray & Pat met this Mountain Gorilla on their trek through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda
Mountain gorillas are proof of the power of cooperation between nations. Uganda, Rwanda, and the DRC work together to protect their last populations on Earth
Robert Wallace captured this Dragonfly
New York's Central Park, including the Conservatory Garden where this was taken, is alive with all sorts of backyard wildlife. Explore!
Annabeth caught this acorn stuffed Chipmunk in Doodletown, new York
Doodletown, New York is famous as a ghost town but also as great place for an relaxing walk/hike in nature.
Beautiful monarch butterfly in New York from Robert W.
There are specially planted patches of milk weed in Central Park, New York to encourage endangered monarch butterflies.
Red-tailed Hawks in Central Park ? And thanks to Dennis N. we have a "bird's eye view!
Big raptors like peregrine falcons, coopers hawks, and a thriving population of red-tailed hawks are fun to watch in Central Park, New York.
A scarlet macaw from Sharon B's vacation in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica.
Scarlet macaws, found in Mexico, Central and South America, are still trafficked illegally and frequently stolen from their nests. Responsible tourism is helping to save them.
Sharon B captured this Baird's tapir in Corcovado national Park, Costa Rica
The Baird's tapir is IUNC listed as Endangered with population declines as much as 50% in 30 years due to habitat loss & hunting. Responsible tourists like Sharon's help to save them.
Rick took this image of a Galapagos Island sea lion mom and her baby.
Galapagos Island sea lions are playful, social, curious, and BIG. Males can reach over 900 pounds (408 kg) the more streamlined ladies are only about 250 pounds (113 kg)
Here's looking at YOU! Short eared owl in New York State
Winter is a great time for spotting raptors and owls, like this little short eared owl caught late by our friend, Dr. Gordie Ellmers in New York State.
Baby crab hiding in a clam shell
Baby crab in Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, thanks to our friend Luke.
Boreal toad hiding among the rainforest foliage in Tongass National Park, Alaska
Our friend Luke has a good eye, he caught this little boreal toad hiding among the rainforest foliage in Tongass national Park, Prince of Wales, Alaska
Mountain gorilla silverback watching the watchers
The silverback is the leader of the mountain gorilla troupe, this patient guy kept a close eye on Ray and his family, and showed no aggression.
Mountain gorilla family
Ray and his family trekked this mountain gorilla family in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda
Red Tailed Hawk
Coming in for a landing! Red Tailed hawk caught by Dr. Gordie Ellmers of Fort Edward, New York State.
Michael found this Eastern swallow tail butterfly in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
Eastern tiger swallow-tail butterflies are found all over the east from Vermont to Florida and even as far as Texas. The females are usually larger than the males.
Red Tailed Hawk
Red Tailed Hawk taken by Dr. Gordie Ellmers in Fort Edwards, New York State
Judy captured drama in Tanzania's Serengeti. The wildebeest calf got away!
This white tailed deer is not impressed with Ron's Weimaraner, Axel. North Andover, Mass.
Raccoon in New York's Central Park from AnnaBeth, UK
Famous resident wild turkey in New York's High Line from Denise
Young squirrel siblings exploring their world. Fort Edward, NY Gordie
Osprey sailing over Fort Miller, New York. from Gordie
Red fox kit taking care of business. Glen Falls, N.Y from Gordie
Looking up at a porcupine. Lake George Conservancy, Putnam, New York from Laurie
Pair of bobcats out for a stroll in Stillwater, N.Y. from Gordie
A moose watches Aimee in Mt. Washington, New Hampshire
Lunch! Great Blue Heron fishing in the Feeder Canal, Fort Edward, N.Y. Gordie
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