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Jaguar (Panthera onca)

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greglasley

Fecha

Agosto 2017

Descripción

On August 16, we witnessed what has to rank with one of the most incredible wildlife experiences I’ve ever had. Cheryl and I were on a trip with 6 other nature photographers and our leader. We had been in the Pantanal area of Brazil for about a week with 5 days along the Cuiaba River near Porto Jofre, looking for Jaguars and other photo ops. Our daily routine was breakfast at 5:30 AM and we took off on boats from 6 till about 11AM, lunch at noon at the lodge, then on the boats again 3PM till dark. Our group has 3 boats so just 3 people per boat so plenty of room for photo gear, etc. Over several days we had seen 10-12 Jaguars. Some were very good photo ops, some poor photo ops, some just glimpsed.

There are several lodges in the area and it is a popular place to visit for folks hoping to see Jaguars, so much like Yellowstone National Park, a crowd can gather when some significant wildlife is seen, but instead of car jams to see a Grizzly such as Yellowstone, this can be boat jams for a jaguar. I have seen as many as 22 boats, 70-100 feet off shore with lots of people in each boat taking photos of a sleeping Jaguar. BUT…that is not the end of the story! We were often in more remote areas of the rivers and inlets and streams more or less on our own looking for birds, etc., so lots of times there are no other boats around. The boat drivers all have radios, so if a Jaguar is seen, other boats are informed. We move 20-25 miles up and down the river to explore, so many times other boats are not close enough to arrive while a Jaguar is in view.

My limited Jaguar experience is that some are just sleeping and/or resting and mostly ignore the boats in the river. Others are walking though the edge of the forest near the river and when a boat becomes visible, the animal just vanishes back into the forest. This morning at about 7:30 AM our three boats were in an out-of-the way location, a mile or so apart. The boat I was in was photographing a Great Black Hawk when one of our other boats called us on the radio to say they had a Jaguar swimming in the river, apparently hunting, so we headed to that area. Apparently the Jaguar, with just its head visible, swam up to loafing Yacare Caimans and pounced onto a caiman which was about 6 or so feet long. The Jaguar and the caiman thrashed in the water with the Jaguar biting into the skull of the caiman. That is about the time our boat arrived, after the Jaguar had mostly subdued the caiman, but the caiman was still thrashing about. The Jaguar was up against a high dirt bank, still mostly in the water with a firm grip on the skull of the caiman and the Jaguar was not letting go. It was very dark and under heavy foliage and vines so I was shooting at 4000 and 6400 ISO but that was my only choice. Eventually the Jaguar was able to work itself and its prize away from the vines and it drug the caiman out of the water and up the dirt bank and eventually back into the forest to enjoy its catch beyond the curious and amazed eyes of the human observers. The caiman was as large or larger than the Jaguar. All I have to say is that a mature Jaguar is an incredibly powerful predator and watching this whole 15 minute episode is something I’ll not forget. What a beast!

This entire series was shot from a boat, perhaps 40 feet off the bank with a Canon EOS 7D Mark II and a Canon 100-400 IS lens in case anyone is interested.

Cuiaba River,
near Porto Jofre,
Pantanal,
Brazil
16 August 2017

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hm2flip

Fecha

Noviembre 14, 2020 08:32 PM AKST

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AK, US (Google, OSM)

Descripción

Caught off of Hooper Bay AK

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Tordo Cabeza Amarilla (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)

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gwark

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Julio 1, 2021 04:34 PM AKDT

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Aguililla Pecho Rojo (Buteo lineatus)

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linzyl

Fecha

Septiembre 28, 2021 06:11 PM PDT

Descripción

RSHA reacted but could not avoid the attack by RTHA (https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/96597878)

Full video -https://youtu.be/SDSUpXZz--w

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Tiburón Blanco (Carcharodon carcharias)

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serpophaga

Fecha

Octubre 2016

Descripción

Two Great White Sharks eating a Northern Elephant Seal off of East Landing, Southeast Farallon Island. The attack lasted about ten minutes. At one point the two sharks were scuffling over a chunk of carcass, and tails were flailing above the water (see photograph).

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Águila Cabeza Blanca (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

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djlavor

Fecha

Noviembre 2021

Descripción

Note large raptor size; brown body that contrasts with white head/tail.

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Mirlo Primavera (Turdus migratorius)

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gwark

Fecha

Noviembre 10, 2021 08:43 AM AKST

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Codorniz Cotuí Sonorense (Colinus virginianus ssp. ridgwayi)

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chwillbill68

Fecha

Diciembre 2017

Descripción

need some id help.

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Zopilote Común (Coragyps atratus)

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tysmith

Fecha

Octubre 29, 2021 01:16 PM EDT

Descripción

beSt GuEss…

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Erizo Corazón (Paracaudina chilensis)

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minustidemeg

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Marzo 23, 2019 02:58 PM UTC

Descripción

Mesmerizing creature!

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Raya Látigo de Espina (Hypanus sabinus)

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rosebones

Fecha

Octubre 23, 2021 10:05 AM CDT

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Búho Nival (Bubo scandiacus)

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stephen220

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Octubre 2021

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Caribú (Rangifer tarandus)

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dagamb

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Julio 2016

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Alce Americano (Alces alces ssp. americanus)

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johnkrampl

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Noviembre 12, 2020 11:52 AM HST

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Águila Cabeza Blanca (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

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rileywyna

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Octubre 7, 2021 09:22 PM AKDT

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Venado de Cola Blanca (Odocoileus virginianus)

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navasalfredo

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Enero 2, 2016

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Fecha

Septiembre 5, 2021 01:27 PM CDT

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Milano de Mississippi (Ictinia mississippiensis)

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Agosto 21, 2021 09:30 AM CDT

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Oso Negro Americano (Ursus americanus)

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erica387

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Junio 24, 2021 02:38 PM AKDT

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Águila Pescadora (Pandion haliaetus)

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colinmorita

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Enero 21, 2016 12:44 PM HST

Descripción

My Hawk Week observation. Probably the only wild Accipitriformes on Oahu.

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Zambullidor de Atitlán (Podilymbus gigas)

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valeriosbordoni

Lugar

Guatemala (Google, OSM)

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Águila Cabeza Blanca (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

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gwark

Fecha

Mayo 15, 2021 06:24 PM AKDT

Descripción

Bald Eagle carrying its prey (an immature gull) to find a place to eat.

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Codorniz Cotuí (Colinus virginianus)

Fecha

Mayo 3, 2021 01:07 PM CDT

Descripción

Male and female near the side of road.

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Picogordo Azul (Passerina caerulea)

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Mayo 1, 2021 10:51 AM CDT

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Lechuza de Campanario (Tyto alba)

Fecha

Abril 8, 2021 02:36 PM CDT

Descripción

Accidentally flushed this owl from a pine while walking the park--didn't get my camera up in time for a close shot, and it happened so fast I missed a good look. I'm thinking barn or short-eared owl unless someone has other suggestions.

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Rana del Bosque (Lithobates sylvaticus)

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mason2

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Julio 2020

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Mosquero Cardenal (Pyrocephalus rubinus)

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Marzo 28, 2021 02:43 PM CDT

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Jaguar (Panthera onca)

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dean_g

Fecha

Agosto 2015

Descripción

Location is accurate to mountain, obscured for protection.

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Picogordo Tigrillo (Pheucticus melanocephalus)

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ewransky

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Febrero 22, 2021 12:07 PM EST

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Picogordo Tigrillo (Pheucticus melanocephalus)

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kent_miller

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Febrero 21, 2021 04:17 PM EST

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Pardillo Sizerín (Acanthis flammea)

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robertweeden

Fecha

Febrero 15, 2021 04:12 PM AKST

Descripción

This leucistic Redpole has been coming to our feeder regularly for about the last month (along with hoards of normal A. flammea).

Several years ago the local newspaper had pictures of a similar individual, which they called a "Golden Redpole".

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Zorzal Moteado (Hylocichla mustelina)

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phonephone

Fecha

Agosto 12, 2020 08:30 PM EDT

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Búho Cornudo (Bubo virginianus)

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2021 04:56 PM CST

Descripción

There were two individuals along the canyon wall.

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Chinito (Bombycilla cedrorum)

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Febrero 13, 2021 03:43 PM CST

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Grulla Gris (Antigone canadensis)

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Febrero 13, 2021 03:51 PM CST

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Pato Golondrino (Anas acuta)

Fecha

Febrero 13, 2021 03:56 PM CST

Descripción

While my camera had a tough time capturing the magnitude of this raft of waterfowl, the vast majority of the identifiable ducks were northern pintails. Several thousand, I would guess.

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Glot (Gulo gulo)

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tfennell

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Mayo 29, 1996

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As I was approaching the crest of Primrose Ridge, I heard a high-pitched squeal and two marmots came racing by me downhill. Immediately afterward two wolverines launched over the crest, saw me and started back uphill. I whistled and this one turned briefly as I took this photo before it disappeared over the crest. When I got to the top, wolverine and marmot tracks were everywhere in the snow.

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liamsingh

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Mayo 16, 2017 07:53 AM PDT

Descripción

Apparent hybrid. First thought to be a pure HEWA but more photos surfaced of it showing a distinctly green back is better light.
Said photos with description:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/134270033@N06/33899876063/in/photolist-22CV1Mu-2kj6X1y-RCiQ7F-NodDFS-TDBJ6M-ZDK9XS-2j2kVEq-ZDKco3-QarKbZ-Nroso2-2cN8RXC-K7AABX/

https://ebird.org/checklist/S36926896

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Venado de Cola Blanca (Odocoileus virginianus)

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scotstewart

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Enero 2021

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Lince Americano (Lynx rufus)

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jheiser

Fecha

Diciembre 2020

Lugar

Ohio, US (Google, OSM)

Descripción

Bobcat walking on the frozen beaver pond

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Correcaminos Norteño (Geococcyx californianus)

Fecha

Enero 16, 2021 12:19 PM CST

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Águila Cabeza Blanca (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

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troydeclan

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Enero 11, 2021 11:45 PM UTC

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Aguililla Cola Roja (Buteo jamaicensis)

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judy259

Fecha

Noviembre 30, 2020 12:41 PM UTC

Descripción

I think this may be a leucistic red-tailed hawk or perhaps red-shouldered hawk

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Rana Verde (Lithobates clamitans)

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jessica_saudade

Fecha

Octubre 2, 2020 02:00 PM EDT

Descripción

I don’t really know what I saw, I found it by my pond in my backyard, they are usually tons of frogs there but none that are yellow

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Águila Cabeza Blanca (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

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rejeanlemay

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Marzo 9, 2019 03:17 PM EST

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Bald Eagle - Deadly Catch

Please note this is about a single event highlighting the behavior of bald eagles and that this series of photos includes a mallard duck preyed upon by one of the bald eagle which was also joined by juveniles in the sequence.

Make no mistake, this photo essay is the result of what ended up being a five-day time commitment, a stakeout of sort, dedicated to capturing a wild bald eagle catching and eating another bird. Here, I will not dwell on the details of the several misses in attention span on my part, camera misfires and related frustrations thereof, but rather go to detailing the wild action I witnessed and finally successfully photographed, yesterday. However, before going any further, I would like to point out that I take no joy in seeing the killing of any wildlife even when carried out by the forces of nature. Here, a wild bird was unceremoniously killed and consumed by another one higher up in the food chain. This may be troubling to some. However, let’s not forget that most humans do the same to birds that were kept in confined spaces until they are slaughtered, cooked and placed on dining plates. At least the prey in this photo album lived a free life until it met with its destiny.

This particular story began with a five-hour long anticipated arrival of no one but two mature bald eagles in a tree located a fair distance from a flock of mallard ducks gathered in partially ice-free water. The distance separating the ducks from the raptors was great enough to not cause concern to the potential preys. After more than 30 min, one of the bald eagles took to flight but to my disappointment flew away from my location and that of the mallards.

Several minutes later, however, a chaotic and noisy flock of ducks rose from the water surface and hurriedly dispersed in the distance. Most ducks were alerted to the stealthy return of the bald eagle. I, on the other hand, was caught by surprise. In spite of the mayhem, the raptor already had its sight on one of the remaining and somewhat unsuspecting ducks still in the water.

The eagle made a swift vertically banked turn and quickly descended towards its now chosen prey.

One of the mallards, a somewhat oblivious "sitting duck", experienced the tight and possibly deadly grip of the powerful eagle’s talons as it was plucked out of the water (not shown) but was dropped after a short distance. In a futile move, the duck submerged itself while the eagle landed on adjacent ice. After a short while, the possibly injured duck emerged from the water under the watchful eyes of its predator. The duck managed to take to flight with the eagle in pursuit. Ensuing was a short race for survival, at times looking somewhat promising for the duck, but its fate had already been sealed. The eagle moved for a final mid-air catch and went for the kill after making a landing on the ice pack. The whole scene lasted about one minute but likely seemed like a lifetime to the duck.

Shortly thereafter, out of nowhere arrived a beautiful specimen of juvenile bald eagle which intended to make the kill a disputed food source. Note that bald eagles develop their full white heads and tails only after 4 years. The mature eagle picked up its well-earned kill one more time but dropped it as a result of the juvenile’s harassment. Once again, that poor little duck got its feathers ruffled big time.

After causing the mayhem, the juvenile bird flew to a distant location on the frozen lake whereas the mature bird stood near the kill but never went back to it.

Then, another juvenile made its entry and landed next to the mature eagle in a not so welcome move. The two birds finally came to rest side-by-side away from the now hopefully dead duck and remained there for a while without approaching the mallard lying motionless on the ice some distance away. It appears as though the two birds were related.

Recall there were two mature birds initially perched on a tall nearby tree. Well, the second bird finally came into the scene and went straight for the duck’s remains. The two white head eagles somewhat regrouped but only one retained access to the food.

As if the scene was not surreal enough, many of the mallards had returned to their initial location seemingly oblivious to the fate of one of their own and the drama unfolding on the ice a short distance away.

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Pinzón Real (Fringilla montifringilla)

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gwark

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Noviembre 5, 2020 02:10 PM AKST

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elainechernov

Fecha

Enero 3, 2020 03:43 PM UTC

Descripción

There were two of these... dancing? Hugging? Mating?

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oshenwallin

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Junio 2020

Descripción

Please help with identification. Could be a rare find!

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Castor Americano (Castor canadensis)

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fibonacci112358

Fecha

Marzo 23, 2019 12:01 PM CDT

Descripción

Beaver killed by tree it felled.

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Bobo Café (Sula leucogaster)

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rcurtis

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Agosto 26, 2020 04:17 PM EDT

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Rana de Pantano de Florida (Lithobates okaloosae)

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shelby_sutton

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Junio 2019

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Rana Tarahumara (Lithobates tarahumarae)

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tsirtalis

Fecha

Junio 2017

Descripción

One of the rarest, if not the rarest, frogs in the United States. These two individuals were found at a site where the Arizona Game and Fish Department had reintroduced the species about two years earlier. However, it was thought that the reintroduction might have failed, because three surveys since then had not turned up any Tarahumara Frogs. This was the first known sighting of the species here since the release nearly two years earlier. Also entered in HerpMapper.org.

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Camachuelo Común (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)

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tsuru

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Octubre 9, 2011 03:06 PM PDT

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Culebra Listonada Común (Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis)

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jbiddie

Fecha

Agosto 13, 2020 11:28 PM EDT

Descripción

And American toad.

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Visón Americano (Neogale vison)

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jayras

Fecha

Julio 22, 2020 08:34 AM PDT

Descripción

Watched this mink catch a crayfish and then retreat back to its den to consume the prize.

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Lince Americano (Lynx rufus)

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greg369

Fecha

Julio 22, 2015 07:58 AM CDT

Descripción

I saw it catch a Gray Squirrel.

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Mergo Cresta Blanca (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Fecha

Noviembre 2019

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Aninga Americana (Anhinga anhinga)

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Mayo 4, 2019 01:36 PM EDT

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Grulla Gris (Antigone canadensis)

Fecha

Noviembre 2019

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Línce Canadiense (Lynx canadensis)

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dancingmooncat

Fecha

Enero 30, 2020 01:57 PM UTC

Lugar

AK, US (Google, OSM)

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Rana del Bosque (Lithobates sylvaticus)

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mperdicas

Fecha

Junio 10, 2020 10:37 AM EDT

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Pechiazul (Luscinia svecica)

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stuyck

Fecha

Junio 6, 2020 09:26 AM AKDT

Lugar

AK, US (Google, OSM)

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Chinito (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Fecha

Junio 2020

Descripción

A flock of at least 12-15 individuals

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Rana Leopardo Norteña (Lithobates pipiens)

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brandonwoo

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Junio 1, 2020 02:08 PM EDT

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jakelly

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Mayo 30, 2020 02:19 PM EDT

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Chocha del Este (Scolopax minor)

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ajrmills

Fecha

Mayo 24, 2020 05:40 PM HST

Descripción

with 4 chicks

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Lobo Gris (Canis lupus)

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fishaspey

Fecha

Agosto 2016

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Lota (Lota lota)

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tortuga_rapido

Fecha

Diciembre 2015

Descripción

Photo courtesy of M.Durkalec.

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Lince Americano (Lynx rufus)

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jheiser

Fecha

Enero 2020

Lugar

Ohio, US (Google, OSM)

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cthomp537

Fecha

Junio 2019

Descripción

Colouring and size suggestive of eastern wolf ancestry. Raised leg urination indicated sex