Grouse shooting industry’s reaction to news of 3 x missing hen harriers | Raptor Persecution UK

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Dinosaur of the week: Wandering Albatross

Spocki's World

Diomedea exulans has one of the biggest wingspans of all flying birds, up to 3.5 meters. The Southern Royal Albatross can apparently by even larger. I saw this Wandering Albatross when crossing the Drake passage on my return from a trip to Antarctica.

All species of albatross are in danger, mostly because of fishing methods and plastic.

Here’s a recent account by Ben Lecomte who is swimming across the Pacific:

That was amazing to be in the water with four wild birds of that size just a few feet away from me. I got a fist-beck bump with two of them. Brian jumped in the water with a GoPro and started filming the when one of them went for a red piece of plastic and tried to eat it. Brian reached out and retrieved a small red plastic basket. A couple of minutes later I spotted two of them going…

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1° Corso con Mario: stile Moyogi.

nihon bonsai

Lo studio e la conoscenza dei precisi criteri estetici di scelta del fronte e dei rami e delle caratteristiche di questo stile, consentono di trasformare un materiale insignificante in un prebonsai con buone prospettive di sviluppo future.
Lo studio degli stili consente di acquisire e di comprendere precisi criteri di modellatura, la cui applicazione pratica consente di verificarne immediatamente l’efficacia dei risultati.
Questo esercizio di modellatura su materiali semplici è una tappa fondamentale da percorrere per poi riuscire a lavorare piante più sviluppate ed importanti.

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