Sunday Photo Magazine — 8/11/2019

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PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS 5,107 members
2019-03-21 Spring Equinox Sunset (2048x1024)
PLANET EARTH ANIMALS/BIRDS 4,444 members
Gorgeted Sunangel (Heliangelus strophianus) at "Birdwatchers House," "21 de Mayo" pueblo, Mindo region, north-western Ecuador.
PLANET EARTH ARCHITECTURE 5,411 members
Fountain Stone Flower in VDNH (Moscow, Russia)
PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES 6,591 members
Town at sunset
PLANET EARTH OUR HOME 12,429 members
Southern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa micans)
PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE 3,663 members
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PLANET EARTH FLOWERS 2,029 members
Tulips at Gibbs Gardens
PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY 4,481 members
Girls,girls.....
PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES 1,038 members
Temple Street, HK
PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS 806 members
My Immortal
PLANET EARTH FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE 316 members
M&Ms, City Landscape, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Of America.
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ADVERTISING 743 members
1921 advertisement for Coca-Cola
PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS 2,502 members
Golden Reflection on Lake
PLANET EARTH IN PANORAMA 1,760 members
Arizona desert pano
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE 674 members
I wonder when those doors opened last -Eyam Village, Peak District
PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE 1,626 members
First day of spring! (UK)
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PLANET EARTH IN SILHOUETTES 1,471 members
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PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD 1,341 members
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PLANET EARTH UNDERWATER 1,029 members
Butterfly Fish
PLANET EARTH HORSES 972 members
Arrival of Essential War Supplies
PLANET EARTH NIGHT LIGHTS 1,012 members
Launchpad Lightning
PLANET EARTH 100 YEAR CLUB 498 members
Tu-Hwnt-I'r Bont, Llanrwst, Conwy County Borough, Wales UK
PLANET EARTH ON BLACK 412 members
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PLANET EARTH TRANSPORTATION 1,846 members
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PLANET EARTH TRAINS AND RAILROADS 814 members
Estación Villa del Parque
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When the sky is glowing

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ANTIOQUIA BRUSHFINCH PROBABLY EXTINCT– BIRDS — PLANET EARTH OUR HOME group

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship with over 12,000 members and over 800,000 photos and videos.

Contest — Waterfalls

Species Unseen For 47 Years Rediscovered Near Colombian Town Named For Miracles. Fewer than 20 Antioquia Brushfinches are known, and habitat is under immediate threat.

The Antioquia Brushfinch was first described by ornithologist Thomas Donegan in 2007, after a review of brushfinch specimens in South American and European collections. Donegan noticed three specimens labeled from San Pedro de los Milagros and “Antioquia” generally that were marked as representing the widespread Slaty Brushfinch, but looked different. Two of these specimens were undated, and one was collected in 1971. Many feared that the species “discovered” in the museum drawers was extinct, after several searches over the last 12 years failed to find it.

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — RED-SHOULDERED HAWK — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,500 members and over 107,000 photos and videos. 

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BIRD OF THE WEEK

RED-SHOULDERED HAWK

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Buteo lineatus
POPULATION: 1.6 million
TREND: Stable
HABITAT: Deciduous or mixed forests, often near clearings and water; swamps.

The Red-shouldered Hawk is named for its reddish upper wing coverts, or shoulders. The lineatus in its name means “striped” in Latin, referring to its black-and-white-banded tail and finely barred reddish breast. Another distinctive field mark: translucent wing crescents, or “windows,” near the base of the wingtips, visible when the bird soars or glides overhead.

This attractive raptor is smaller and slimmer than the more widespread Red-tailed Hawk, almost resembling an accipiter such as the Cooper’s Hawk.

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Sunday Photo Magazine — 8/4/2019

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Greenpeace * United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES 5,842 members

Winter Moonlight

PLANET EARTH FLOWERS 2,001 members

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PLANET EARTH ARCHITECTURE 5,064 members

Aga Khan Museum

PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY 3,220 members

center of Matera

PLANET EARTH ANIMALS/BIRDS 4,354 members

La toilette du matin

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME 12,298 members | 2 pending photos

Série com a fêmea do Saí-azul, Saí, Saí-bico-fino ou Saí-bicudo (Dacnis cayana) - Series with a female of the Blue Dacnis or Turquoise Honeycreeper - 28-08-2010 - IMG_9388

PLANET EARTH BUTTERFLIES, BEES, BUGS, AND INSECTS 3,687 members

Sweat bee (Agapostemon species)

PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS 5,050 members

Sunset

PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE 3,573 members

in between each other

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD 1,175 members

Morito Común (Plegadis falcinellus)

PLANET EARTH IN SILHOUETTES 1,429 members

Sunset, Fire in the Sky

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD 1,177 members

Crocus vernus

PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS 2,476 members

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PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ADVERTISING 612 members

Valkenburg

PLANET EARTH IN PANORAMA 1,602 members

Mont d'Arbois 1833m , coté Aravis - Panorama légendé

PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES 1,023 members

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PLANET EARTH UNDERWATER 1,023 members

Miamira Magnifica - 19th February 2017.

PLANET EARTH IN BOKEH AND DOF 692 members

Chromodoris annulata

PLANET EARTH HORSES 976 members

Pferd

PLANET EARTH WEATHER 755 members

Shivering Mountain

PLANET EARTH NIGHT LIGHTS 999 members 6 4 months ago

Fuochi dolceacqua

PLANET EARTH 100 YEAR CLUB 488 members

SYRIEN-Apamea - Säulen - 22/869

PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE 1,477 members

White swan

PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE 591 members

Siem Reap K - Ta Prohm 17

PLANET EARTH FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE 307 members

Old Bath Barn

PLANET EARTH AGRICULTURE 589 members

Cultures

PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS 758 members

Lake District NP, Cumbria, England

PLANET EARTH ON BLACK 396 members

Roses

PLANET EARTH TRANSPORTATION 1,789 members

Opel Commodofre B Baujahr 1977 2800 ccm 140 PS

PLANET EARTH TRAINS AND RAILROADS 741 members

Chiltern Parly

PLANET EARTH IN SEPIA 436 members

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PLANET EARTH IN HDR 349 members

Le village des Schtroumpfs - HDR

BIRD OF THE WEEK — BARN SWALLOW — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

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Greenpeace * United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group has over 1,500 members and over 101,000 photos and videos. 

BIRD OF THE WEEK

BARN SWALLOW

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hirundo rustica 
POPULATION: 41 million (Americas), 190 million (world)
TREND: Decreasing 
HABITAT: Breeds in open country including pastures, meadows, and farmland, often near water. Winters in a variety of open habitats.

No bird in North America is better known as a welcome companion and a useful friend to the farmer, as it courses  about the barnyard in pursuit of the troublesome insects that annoy both man and beast.

The Barn Swallow seems to benefit from life around people, as long as its prey remains abundant. The species is found around the world, as are the Short-eared OwlGolden EagleDunlin, and a handful of other bird species.

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