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American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)

I may never get another chance to photograph a kestrel on a snow-capped saguaro! Pima Canyon, Pima Co. February Digiscoped with the Canon Powershot through a Swarovski ATS 65 HD with Zoom Eyepiece and Swarovski DCA Zoom.


Nyalas are graceful leapers capable of clearing a m fence from a standstill. They are a savanna woodland species, and do not occur in open grassland, forest or desert and eat a greater variety than any of the other antelope in the southern African region.

The translucent Pelagic Octopus

Translucent ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ Pelagic Octopus ~ Photograph by Chris Newbert, Minden Pictures / A pelagic, or open-ocean, octopus gives off a neon glow in Hawaii. Most species of octopus have no internal skeleton, unlike other cephalopods.

Blyth's Tragopan, Bhutan through NE India, N Myanmar to SE Tibet & China

Blyth’s Tragopan (Tragopan blythii) or the Grey-bellied Tragopan is a pheasant that is located in many different areas, including Bhutan through north-east India, north Myanmar to south-east Tibet, and also China.