First row seats

Originally posted on The New Krass:
These house finches are spectators of the drama that’s unfolding on one of the biggest breeding beaches for the northern elephant seals, Año Nuevo State Park in California. What they see will be next 🙂 Continue reading First row seats

From 100 to 200 Million: the success story of the European Starling

Originally posted on The New Krass:
In the early 1890, some Shakespeare enthusiasts introduced a group of European starlings to the US – believing that America should have all the birds, Shakespeare  has ever mentioned –  and since then they have spread to become one of the most numerous birds between Alaska and Mexico. European starlings can mimic the calls of about 20 different species. Continue reading From 100 to 200 Million: the success story of the European Starling