wildlife

An index of blog posts tagged ‘wildlife’ here at MarkCz.com.
Tiger Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush, Racine, Wisconsin

Tiger Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio glaucus) nectars on the flower of a Pink Delight Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii). Butterfly bushes have been very effective in attracting several types of swallowtails, as well as Monarchs and many...

Sound of a chipmunk: Weird chipmunk noise

Sound of a chipmunk: Weird chipmunk noise

The chipmunk noise in this video was recorded on our front doorstep a couple of years ago, but we have the same situation in the backyard today. After weeks of air conditioned cabin fever during the Heat Wave of 2011, the windows are finally open here at the...

Tobacco hornworm caterpillar (Manduca sexta)

Tobacco hornworm caterpillar (Manduca sexta)

Racine, Wisconsin — A tobacco hornworm caterpillar (Manduca sexta, often confused with the tomato hornworm caterpillar) is seen devouring tomato plants in our backyard. As is detailed in our blog, when we first spotted this caterpillar on our tomato plants, we were...

Humpback whale breaching off Maui

Humpback whale breaching off Maui

Off Lahaina, Hawaiii — A humpback whale breaches during our Pacific Whale Foundation Whalewatch Eco-tour. The brim of Amy's hat is in the bottom-right corner, and the pink hat is worn by our friend Ali Gerakaris. The island of Lanai is in the background. Just prior to...

Feeding Lake Michigan gulls

Feeding Lake Michigan gulls

Kenosha, Wisconsin — A man feeds bread to Ring-Billed Gulls at Pennoyer Park on Lake Michigan. Please don't do this. Quoting from the article linked above: The rapidly expanding ring-billed gull population has led to many conflicts between seagulls and people. Rooftop...

wildlife

An index of blog posts tagged ‘wildlife’ here at MarkCz.com.

Tiger Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio glaucus) nectars on the flower of a Pink Delight Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii). Butterfly bushes have been very effective in attracting several types of swallowtails, as well as Monarchs and many...

Sound of a chipmunk: Weird chipmunk noise

The chipmunk noise in this video was recorded on our front doorstep a couple of years ago, but we have the same situation in the backyard today. After weeks of air conditioned cabin fever during the Heat Wave of 2011, the windows are finally open here at the...

Tobacco hornworm caterpillar (Manduca sexta)

Racine, Wisconsin — A tobacco hornworm caterpillar (Manduca sexta, often confused with the tomato hornworm caterpillar) is seen devouring tomato plants in our backyard. As is detailed in our blog, when we first spotted this caterpillar on our tomato plants, we were...

Humpback whale breaching off Maui

Off Lahaina, Hawaiii — A humpback whale breaches during our Pacific Whale Foundation Whalewatch Eco-tour. The brim of Amy's hat is in the bottom-right corner, and the pink hat is worn by our friend Ali Gerakaris. The island of Lanai is in the background. Just prior to...

Feeding Lake Michigan gulls

Kenosha, Wisconsin — A man feeds bread to Ring-Billed Gulls at Pennoyer Park on Lake Michigan. Please don't do this. Quoting from the article linked above: The rapidly expanding ring-billed gull population has led to many conflicts between seagulls and people. Rooftop...

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