Sunday Photo Magazine — 9/5/2019

PLASTIC FREE NEW ZEALAND

Let’s end plastic pollution in Aotearoa

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

PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY 5,631 members

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PLANET EARTH OUR HOME 12,510 members

Three-toed Woodpecker flaking bark from a branch

PLANET EARTH FLOWERS 2,026 members

Orchid Purple

PLANET EARTH BUTTERFLIES, BEES, BUGS, AND INSECTS 3,954 members

Confused Mosquito

PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES 7,176 members

VINEYARDS AND CASTLE

PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS 5,149 members

March Sunset

PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE 3,725 members

Sorrindo

PLANET EARTH ANIMALS/BIRDS 4,479 members

A Roller leaving the nest

PLANET EARTH ARCHITECTURE 5,707 members

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PLANET EARTH WEATHER 893 members

Stormy Night

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD 1,450 members

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PLANET EARTH IN BOKEH AND DOF 905 members

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PLANET EARTH UNDERWATER 1,028 members

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PLANET EARTH IN SEPIA 461 members

Desert Botanical Gardens IR #8 2018; Cacti

PLANET EARTH IN HDR 365 members

Supertree Grove, Singapore (3 of 1) (33 of 1)

PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS 2,502 members

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PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD 1,432 members

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PLANET EARTH 100 YEAR CLUB 511 members

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PLANET EARTH NIGHT LIGHTS 1,020 members

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PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE 1,809 members

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PLANET EARTH IN PANORAMA 1,872 members

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PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS 858 members

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PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE 763 members

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PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES 1,043 members

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PLANET EARTH IN SILHOUETTES 1,491 members

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PLANET EARTH AGRICULTURE 702 members

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PLANET EARTH HORSES 972 members
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PLANET EARTH ON BLACK 427 members

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PLANET EARTH TRANSPORTATION 1,882 members

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MACRO WORLD — PLANET EARTH OUR HOME group

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

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship group with over 12,000 members and over 802,000 photos and videos.

Contest — Your Favorite Sunrise/Sunset

Blue Monday

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GREENPEACE — NEW ZEALAND — Māui and Hector’s dolphin proposals not fit for extinction crisis world’s rarest dolphin species — CANYON WREN — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

GREENPEACE NEW ZEALAND

Māui and Hector’s dolphin proposals

not fit for extinction crisis.

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We must ban all gill netting and trawling from Māui habitat out to 100 metres immediately, but why aren’t the same protections being offered for Hector’s dolphins?  We know they are dying by the dozen in fishing nets but there is no equivalent proposal to stop those methods in Hector’s habitat.

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

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,500 members and over 106,000 photos and videos. 

CANYON WREN

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Catherpes mexicanus 
POPULATION: 310,000
TREND: Stable 
HABITAT: Rocky outcrops, cliffs, and canyons.

Male Canyon Wrens songs are composed of clear, descending notes – almost sounding as if the bird is tumbling headfirst into a chasm. Chances are good that a Canyon Wren that’s singing persistently and acting territorial is a male. The female sings much less frequently, usually in response to a male’s song; her song is buzzy and ascending.

Many think this species’ tumbling, echoing notes form one of the West’s most beautiful bird songs. Both males and females sing, although their tunes sound a bit different.

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CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER at Fort De Soto Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida

Godwits at dusk

Collach Cormorant

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) — Venezuelan refugees and migrants entering Peru — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD has over 1,600 members and over 89,000 photos and videos. 

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has sent extra teams to the border between Peru and Ecuador to support the authorities to deal with an unprecedented number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants entering Peru. 

Peruvian authorities announced new visa requirements for Venezuelans starting on Saturday 15 June. On Friday, over 8,000 Venezuelans crossed the border at Tumbes, the largest number ever recorded on a single day. Of them, 4,700 lodged asylum claims in Peru, also an unprecedented number. 

UNHCR calls on the international community to step up its support to countries like Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, that have been receiving the vast majority of the 4 million refugees and migrants from Venezuela, most of whom are in need of humanitarian assistance. 

For more information on this topic, please contact:

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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 108,000 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 Owl, Golden Eagle, Dunlin, and a handful of other bird species.

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Desert hummingbird

Pheasant

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Goldcrest

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