Tag Archives: fledgling

Photo of the Week – June 15, 2017

Earlier this week, I posted a photo of a female wolf spider carrying her brood on her back.  We were collecting data at the Niobrara Valley Preserve this week, and it seemed there were babies all over the place.  Young … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – September 19, 2013

I was a little surprised last week to find a fledgling meadowlark in the Platte River Prairies.  The bird was young enough that it still couldn’t do much more than flutter clumsily away from me as I first approached it.  The bird … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – November 4, 2011

This is an old photo of a young bird, taken with a cheap point-and-shoot digital camera in the middle of a bright sunny day.  Apologies for the photo quality.  However, you have to admit the photo has some appeal.  I … Continue reading

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