Natural Happenings, Summer 2018, #2


“Beauty Happens”. That is a line from a great book on sexual selection, entitled “The Evolution Of Beauty”, by Richard O. Prum, Professor of Ornithology at Yale University. If you love studying Evolution, you’ll love this book.

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The rufous side of the male Rufous hummingbird

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Also rufous, it’s the New Mexico State Insect – the Tarantula Hawk

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Great blue heron, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

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Lesser goldfinch. I’d love it for someone to tell me why it’s called the “Lesser”

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The Evening Grosbeaks have returned. Already thinking about going south?

About believesteve

I am a photographer and have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447?ls=1 I have also published two additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-salt-river/id1244922282?mt=11 2. Coyote Buttes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/coyote-buttes/id1271773201?mt=11
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