Photos / Sounds

What

Blackjack Oak Quercus marilandica

Observer

david_toledo

Date

October 22, 2011 10:30 AM CDT
blackjack oak - Photo (c) dogtooth77, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
leslieghana's ID: blackjack oak (Quercus marilandica)
Added on October 23, 2011. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lagarto de fuego Agama agama ssp. agama

Observer

mlblandford

Date

July 10, 2011

Description

Red-Headed Rock Agama. Found next to the bathrooms in the canopy walk area.

leslieghana's ID: Lagarto de fuego (Agama agama ssp. agama)
Added on October 09, 2011. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Hoopoe (Upupa epops) Upupa epops

Observer

rasaziz

Date

March 21, 2011

Description

The African Hoopoe is distinguished from the Eurasian Hoopoe by the colouring of the male (the females are similar). The male African Hoopoe is a richer cinnamon colour, lacks the subterminal white band on the crest and has all black primaries. Habits and vocalisations are the same in both species.

The African Hoopoe isn't a sociable bird and is generally found either singly or in pairs (occasionally small loose flocks are seen during the migration season). Its diet is primarily insect pupae or larvae which are taken by probing the ground with its long bill. It will also take larger prey such as locusts or lizards. Vegetable matter (seeds or berries) may be eaten but in very small quantities. It is a cavity nester which will happily use a hollow in a pile of boulders or cavities in buildings.

Common Hoopoe - Photo (c) Elsa BARTHES, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
leslieghana's ID: Common Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
Added on October 07, 2011. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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