1885 Joseph Meyer Konversations

1885 Joseph Meyer Konversations

section9: beatbrox: Sonofabitch! I found a diagram describing almost exactly what I was talking about in the last post. Aren’t Humming birds awesome.
Freaking awesome.

section9beatbrox: Sonofabitch! I found a diagram describing almost exactly what I was talking about in the last post. Aren’t Humming birds awesome.

Freaking awesome.

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1657-65 Caspar Merian and Matthias Merian ~ From Historiae Naturalis [John Jonston] via

1657-65 Caspar Merian and Matthias Merian ~ From Historiae Naturalis [John Jonston] via

stilllifequickheart: 1771 Johann Gustav Hoch (German, 1716-79) ~ Conchology

stilllifequickheart: 1771 Johann Gustav Hoch (German, 1716-79) ~ Conchology

projectgutenberg: 1894 William S. Furneaux ~ Butterflies and Moths
"Our first example is the Tailed Blue, known also as the Pea-pod Argus. The upper side of this insect (Plate VI, fig. 10) is of a dull smoke colour, exhibiting purple-blue reflections, which are, in the female, confined to distinct blotches on the bases of the wings, but in the male are less noticeable, and extend over the whole surface.” [full text here]

projectgutenberg: 1894 William S. Furneaux ~ Butterflies and Moths

"Our first example is the Tailed Blue, known also as the Pea-pod Argus. The upper side of this insect (Plate VI, fig. 10) is of a dull smoke colour, exhibiting purple-blue reflections, which are, in the female, confined to distinct blotches on the bases of the wings, but in the male are less noticeable, and extend over the whole surface.” [full text here]

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llbwwb: Streaked Spiderhunter by polarlow

llbwwbStreaked Spiderhunter by polarlow

llbwwb: Photo by Steve Took It

llbwwb: Photo by Steve Took It

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heracliteanfire:

The amazing display call of the White-rumped Sandpiper (by LabofOrnithology; via birdchick on Twitter)

Petit: I adore people who are so passionate about their work. Their passion makes *whatever* they do interesting. Yes, even recording bird calls.

llbwwb: Pochard by polarlow

llbwwbPochard by polarlow

starvingwhales: Just look at this bird’s swag. It’s like an Egyptian god. It’s a Red Golden Pheasant via jerseygiant.wordpress.com.

starvingwhales: Just look at this bird’s swag. It’s like an Egyptian god. It’s a Red Golden Pheasant via jerseygiant.wordpress.com.

(Source: boocollar)

1885 German engraved chromolithograph ~ True Myrtle

1885 German engraved chromolithograph ~ True Myrtle


stilllifequickheart: John Curtis Colymbetes Consobrinus, Utricularia Vulgaris (Great Bladder-Snout) 1823-40