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Urban Wildlife Guide Secret lives of urban animals, birds, and insects

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Urban Wildlife Guide · 1w ago

Happy Washington's Birthday!

Just a gull sitting in a sun-warmed footprint in the sand on the beach at Coney Island in Brooklyn. Like us humans, the birds seemed to be enjoying the unseasonably warm weekend. Click to en...
Urban Wildlife Guide · 2W ago

Parti-colored Starling

Only kidding. It's so cold and rainy outside that I spent most of it sitting in a comfortable chair playing games and some of it creating imaginary birds with Photoshop from my archive of bi...
Urban Wildlife Guide · 3W ago

Duck Brush

Freezing temperatures and a head cold have kept me indoors for a few days. I spent some of that time learning how to make a Photoshop tool called a brush. I started with this photo of a mand...
Urban Wildlife Guide · 3W ago

Happy Lunar New Year!

New York City is full of special urban wildlife this week for the Lunar New Year.  There are lions and roosters all over town, and drums and cymbals, confetti and sparklers. The lions above ...
Urban Wildlife Guide · 1M ago

Winter Flowers

Flowers are blooming right now in a park near my home in Brooklyn. These winter and early spring bloomers are called Lenten Roses, Winter Roses, Hellebores (for their scientific genus Helleb...
Urban Wildlife Guide · 1M ago

January Sun

I saw this pigeon napping in the sun today on a south facing lawn protected from the wind. It was still pretty cold in Brooklyn, about 34 degrees F (that's 1 degree C), but yesterday's snow ...
Urban Wildlife Guide · 1M ago

Where are they now?

Everyone seems to be pretty well informed about the migrations of monarch butterflies in North America. Long distance southbound fliers end up in southern states in the east and in refuges i...
Urban Wildlife Guide · 1M ago

Happy New Year 2017

             "And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been."                   Rainer Maria Rilke
Urban Wildlife Guide · 2M ago

Merry Christmas

It's a stinging rose caterpillar, Parasa indetermina. Call me crazy, but they remind me of Christmas candy, although, of course you cannot eat them or even touch them because of their stingi...
Urban Wildlife Guide · 2M ago

Merry Christmas!

It's a stinging rose caterpillar, Parasa indetermina. Call me crazy, but they remind me of Christmas candy, although, of course you cannot eat them or even touch them because of their stingi...