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Wild Sights

These are some pictures I found interesting at the Defenders for wildlife page sent by different people!

bees in california

“Bee in California.”
From Sandrine Biziaux Scherson – Photography

hmming bird

“Male Anna’s Hummingbird – Irvine CA.” discussion
From Sandrine Biziaux Scherson – Photography


“Back Yard Adventures.”
From Corey Delo


“Picture from Pennypack Park on the River, Philadelphia, PA. Almost mature bald eagle”
From Denise Meyer Dost


“During one of our hikes in recent freeing temperatures, my dog and I saw this beaver busy on the semi frozen Credit River in Mississauga, Ontario. It was -18 C that day. The beaver totally ignored us.”
From Suhail Zubaid-Ahmad


“Little Blue Heron, Long Point Park, FL.”
From Andrea Gray


From Sue Coppiellie


“Back Yard Adventures.”
From Corey Delo


“Dolphin and Brown Pelicans (fishing together), Indian River, FL.”
From Andrea Gray


“Male Lesser Goldfinch. Spotted at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ. I don’t feel there is anything lesser about this beauty.”
From Betsy Wolkins Churchill


“Douglas Squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasii).
Woodinville, WA.
Nikon D7000 with a Nikon 300mm f/4D AF-S ED-IF SWM lens.
ISO: 640, f/4, 1/125 sec., 300mm. Manual mode and white balance. Handheld. Cropped and processed in Adobe Lightroom 5.
My Facebook photography page:
From Jacob McGinnis


“This Magpie is a nice bird, but they can be very protective in breeding season and when the young have hatched. I would be the same protect my young at all times.”
From Teena Radin


“A young Mockingbird stopped by for a drink outside our window.”
From Howard Hall


“The Majestic Grey Wolf, enjoying a leisurely moment.”
From Kenneth Deed


“Today went to visit the newly moved osprey nest in our neighborhood, thanks to a wonderful wildlife rehab person Chris who was involved with the local electric company to ensure the move went smoothly. The osprey appear to like the new location, time will tell if they have any babies…here is one of the osprey in the nest today…”
From Jelena Mulin


“Lon-eared owl, John Heinz NWR Philadelphia”
From Denise Meyer Dost


“Baby Great Horned Owl with mum and 2 siblings. Bolsa Chica CA.”
From Sandrine Biziaux Scherson – Photography


“White tail deer @ Benjamin Rush State Park, Philadelphia, PA.”
From Denise Meyer Dost


“Here is a picture of a sandhill crane I took at a bird sanctuary”
From Brandon Billiot


“Snowy owl from upstate New York”
From Patti Kneer


“The ‘hairy woodpecker’ visited my house and let me capture this pretty close without flying away J – Colorado Springs, CO”
From Larry Jordan

Courtesy: Defenders of Wildlife

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