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adwaitnaravane Zebra Jumper
Zebra Jumper commented on by adwaitnaravane Manchester, New Hampshire, USA9 years ago


adwaitnaravane Caterpillars
Caterpillars commented on by adwaitnaravane Maharashtra, India9 years ago

It looks likes a rope hanged to a hanger.

adwaitnaravane Magellanic woodpecker
Magellanic woodpecker commented on by adwaitnaravane Santa Cruz, Argentina9 years ago

The Magellanic Woodpecker (Campephilus magellanicus) is a very large woodpecker found along the Andes of Chile and southwestern Argentina; it is resident within its range. This species is the southern-most example of the genus Campephilus, which includes the famous Ivory-billed Woodpecker.

Magellanic Woodpecker female

Magellanic Woodpecker female
The Magellanic Woodpecker is 45 cm (18 in) in length.[1] Males of this species weigh 312-363 g (11-13 oz), and females weigh 276-312 g (9.7-11 oz). They are the largest South American woodpeckers and one of the largest woodpeckers in the world (Black Woodpeckers and Great Slaty Woodpeckers are the only larger extant species).
This species is mainly black, with a white wing patch and a grey, chisel-like beak. Males have a crimson head and crest. Females have a mainly black head, but there is an area of red coloration near the base of the bill. Juvenile Magellanic Woodpeckers resemble females of the species, but have a smaller crest and are browner in color. In its range, this bird is unmistakable in appearance.
Magellanic Woodpeckers inhabit mature Nothofagus and Nothofagus-Austrocedrus forests, where they feed mainly on grubs and adult beetles, but also on small reptiles.[2] They breed in late fall to early winter, digging a nest cavity 5-15m above the ground. Females lay 1-4 eggs.
The most common calls of the Magellanic Woodpecker are a nasal “keé-yew” and “pi-caá”. Like many species in Campephilus, their drum is a loud double knock.

adwaitnaravane Zebra Jumper
Zebra Jumper commented on by adwaitnaravane Manchester, New Hampshire, USA9 years ago

Jumping spiders use their vision in complex visual courtship displays. Males are often quite different in appearance from females, and may have plumose hairs, colored or iridescent hairs, front leg fringes, structures on other legs, and other, often bizarre, modifications. These are used in visual courtship in which the colored or iridescent parts of the body are displayed and complex sideling, vibrational, or zigzag movements are performed in a courtship "dance". If the female is receptive to the male she will assume a passive, crouching position. In some species, the female may also vibrate her palps or abdomen. The male will then extend his front legs towards the female to touch her. If the female remains receptive, the male will climb on the female's back and inseminate her with his palps.[16]
A 2008 study of the species Phintella vittatain in Current Biology suggests that female spiders react to the male reflecting ultraviolet B light before mating, a finding that challenges the previously held assumption that animals did not register ultraviolet B light. In recent years it has been discovered that many jumping spiders may have auditory signals as well, with amplified sounds produced by the males sounding like buzzes or drum rolls.

adwaitnaravane Speckled Wood
Speckled Wood commented on by adwaitnaravane Crema, Lombardia, Italy9 years ago


adwaitnaravane Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by adwaitnaravane Pune, Pune, India9 years ago

It is very beautiful.When I first saw it I thought it that it is a drawing.

adwaitnaravane Bird's Nest
Bird's Nest commented on by adwaitnaravane Singapore, Singapore9 years ago

It should be a sparrow nest.I loved it.

adwaitnaravane Mashrum
Mashrum commented on by adwaitnaravane Rajasthan, India9 years ago


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