Tag Archives: wildlife photography

academy roof garden hosts diverse species

At a symposium last weekend at the Academy of Sciences, Alana Hysert, Academy Naturalist, reported some interesting preliminary data on the living roof.   Recognizing the research and education potential of the new green roof, Hysert has been overseeing a citizen science … Continue reading

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mystery bird identified: western gull, Larus occidentalis

Mystery bird: western gull, Larus occidentalis This leucistic individual is difficult to ID, but after staring at this bird through a magnifying glass for 3 hours and comparing it with a hundred or so photographs, I think I’ve got it! … Continue reading

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mystery bird in the park | Science | guardian.co.uk

Here’s a fun challenge from the UK!  The bird is in Golden Gate Park: “This beautiful North American mystery bird is quite special when compared to its brothers and sisters — how? Complaints about yesterday’s mystery bird being ‘too easy’ … Continue reading

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a wildlife photographer shares twilight adventure in golden gate park

Janet Kessler took this delightful photograph of a raccoon in Golden Gate Park for an exhibit at the main San Francisco library last summer.  The following is her description of capturing these elusive animals on film  .  .  . “I … Continue reading

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