MICROBIOLOGY — BIRD HABITAT LOSS — More than 250 bird species will benefit from a recent expansion of the Tanagers Reserve in Colombia, a country with more avian species than any other country in the world — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD has over 1,500 members and

over 84,000 photos and videos. 

Tanagers and Pygmy-Owls

This area contains one of the highest concentrations of range-restricted species in the world. No fewer than 60 endemic species depend on the region’s wet forests. Among the birds recorded at the Tanagers Reserve are globally threatened species such as the Choco Vireo and Gold-ringed Tanager, both Endangered;  and the Cloud-forest Pygmy-owl, Black-and-gold Tanager, and Giant Antpitta, all of which are Vulnerable.

Golden-winged Warblers are specialists, requiring “young,” or early-successional, forests for breeding. Once their young leave the nest, the birds need mature forests for foraging nearby.

Golden-winged Warblers also suffer from competition and hybridization with Blue-winged Warblers; parasitism by cowbirds, which lay their eggs in the warbler’s nests; and loss of wintering habitat in Latin America.

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John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)deta kEcuador Megadiversoorb1806Hugo von Schreck

EL CAMINANTE SUMERGIDO, OPISTHOTRICHA, HOYOS DE IREGUA

EL COLIBRÍ DEL LAGO DE SANABRIA, HOLOPEDIUM GIBBERUM

GRATITUD Y BIODIVERSIDAD EN LAS TURBERAS DE HOYOS DE IREGUA

PSEUDANABAENA, LAGUNILLO DE LAS CARDENILLAS, EL OLOROSO MILAGRO MUNDANO, CAÑADA DEL HOYO

EL CAMINANTE SUMERGIDO, OPISTHOTRICHA, HOYOS DE IREGUA

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MICROBIOLOGY — BIRD HABITAT LOSS — More than 250 bird species will benefit from a recent expansion of the Tanagers Reserve in Colombia, a country with more avian species than any other country in the world — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD has over 1,500 members and

over 84,000 photos and videos. 

Tanagers and Pygmy-Owls

This area contains one of the highest concentrations of range-restricted species in the world. No fewer than 60 endemic species depend on the region’s wet forests. Among the birds recorded at the Tanagers Reserve are globally threatened species such as the Choco Vireo and Gold-ringed Tanager, both Endangered;  and the Cloud-forest Pygmy-owl, Black-and-gold Tanager, and Giant Antpitta, all of which are Vulnerable.

Golden-winged Warblers are specialists, requiring “young,” or early-successional, forests for breeding. Once their young leave the nest, the birds need mature forests for foraging nearby.

Golden-winged Warblers also suffer from competition and hybridization with Blue-winged Warblers; parasitism by cowbirds, which lay their eggs in the warbler’s nests; and loss of wintering habitat in Latin America.

Top Contributors

John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)deta kEcuador Megadiversoorb1806Hugo von Schreck

EL CAMINANTE SUMERGIDO, OPISTHOTRICHA, HOYOS DE IREGUA

EL COLIBRÍ DEL LAGO DE SANABRIA, HOLOPEDIUM GIBBERUM

GRATITUD Y BIODIVERSIDAD EN LAS TURBERAS DE HOYOS DE IREGUA

PSEUDANABAENA, LAGUNILLO DE LAS CARDENILLAS, EL OLOROSO MILAGRO MUNDANO, CAÑADA DEL HOYO

EL CAMINANTE SUMERGIDO, OPISTHOTRICHA, HOYOS DE IREGUA

MICROBIOLOGY — **PROYECTO AGUA**/** WATER PROJECT** — PLANET EARTH OUR HOME group

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship group with over 12,000 members and over 780,000 photos and videos. 

Contest — Black and White Photography. (Sepia is Welcome)

All PLANET EARTH groups supports: 

Greenpeace

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John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)alpenglowtravelersDiegojack–MARCO POLO–tucker.tterence
LAGO DE SANABRIA, KERATELLA COCLEARIS, CAMPANAS A MUERTO EN UN LAGO QUE FUE DE CRISTAL.

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MICROBIOLOGY — BIRD HABITAT LOSS — More than 250 bird species will benefit from a recent expansion of the Tanagers Reserve in Colombia, a country with more avian species than any other country in the world — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD has over 1,500 members and

over 84,000 photos and videos. 

Tanagers and Pygmy-Owls

This area contains one of the highest concentrations of range-restricted species in the world. No fewer than 60 endemic species depend on the region’s wet forests. Among the birds recorded at the Tanagers Reserve are globally threatened species such as the Choco Vireo and Gold-ringed Tanager, both Endangered;  and the Cloud-forest Pygmy-owl, Black-and-gold Tanager, and Giant Antpitta, all of which are Vulnerable.

Golden-winged Warblers are specialists, requiring “young,” or early-successional, forests for breeding. Once their young leave the nest, the birds need mature forests for foraging nearby.

Golden-winged Warblers also suffer from competition and hybridization with Blue-winged Warblers; parasitism by cowbirds, which lay their eggs in the warbler’s nests; and loss of wintering habitat in Latin America.

Top Contributors

John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)deta kEcuador Megadiversoorb1806Hugo von Schreck
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MICROBIOLOGY– PROYECTO AGUA** /** WATER PROJECT — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD has over 1,500 members and over 86,000 photos and videos.

All PLANET EARTH groups supports Greenpeace, American Bird Conservancy, and  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Top Contributors

John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)deta kEcuador Megadiversoorb1806Hugo von Schreck
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