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  1. Malachite Butterfly

    Malachite Butterfly

    Malachite Butterfly (Siproeta stelenes stelenes: Nymphalidae) Five subspecies are recognized with only the nominate being mapped for Puerto Rico. They have a wingspan of 8.3-10.1 cm (3.2-4.0 in). Photographed in Maricao State Forest near San Germn, Puerto Rico, USA. Maricao State Forest is...
  2. Blue-eyed Lizard

    Blue-eyed Lizard

    Blue-eyed Lizard also known as Yellow-chinned Anole (Anolis gundlachi: Polychrotidae) These lizards are found in the mountains. They range in total length from 17-20 cm (6.7-7.8 in) long with their tails making up as much as 1.5x their body length. Photographed near Yokahu Tower in El Yunque...
  3. Puerto Rican Bullfinch

    Puerto Rican Bullfinch

    Puerto Rican Bullfinch (Loxigilla portoricensis portoricensis) This Puerto Rican endemic is represented by two subspecies. Subspecies grandis is restricted to St. Kitts island but is likely extinct. Photographed in Maricao State Forest near San Germn, Puerto Rico, USA. Lower montane Elfin...
  4. Puerto Rican Ringlet

    Puerto Rican Ringlet

    Puerto Rican Ringlet (Calixto nubila: Nymphalidae) This fairly small endemic Ringlet has a wingspan of 2.7-2.8 cm (1.06-1.10 in). Photographed in Maricao State Forest near San Germn, Puerto Rico, USA. Maricao State Forest is situated in the western Cordillera Centrals. Elfin forest at ca. 400...
  5. Puerto Rican Vireo

    Puerto Rican Vireo

    Puerto Rican Vireo (Vireo latimeri) This small Puerto Rican endemic was photographed in Maricao State Forest near San Germn, Puerto Rico, USA. Maricao State Forest is situated in the western Cordillera Centrals. Elfin forest at ca. 400 m (1,312 ft) elevation.
  6. True Caracolus Snail

    True Caracolus Snail

    True Caracolus Snail (Caracolus caracolla: Pleurodontidae) This fairly large Puerto Rican endemic is found above 300 m (984 ft) in elevation and most often is found on trees. It can reach 7-10 cm (2.8-3.9 in) in diameter. Photographed in El Yunque National Forest (Caribbean National Forest)...
  7. Elfin-woods Warbler

    Elfin-woods Warbler

    Elfin-woods Warbler (Dendroica angelae) This so so picture of this Puerto Rican endemic warbler was photographed in Maricao State Forest near San Germn, Puerto Rico, USA. Lower montane Elfin forest at ca. 1,050 m (3,445 ft) elevation.
  8. Mangrove Cuckoo

    Mangrove Cuckoo

    Mangrove Cuckoo (Coccyzus minor) Photographed in Cambalache State Forest east of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, USA. Limestone hills dominated by a mesic mixed hardwood/palm forest at 5-50 m (16-164 ft) elevation.
  9. Rasping Nipple Snails

    Rasping Nipple Snails

    Rasping Nipple Snail [Polydontes (Granodous) lima: Camaenidae] This Puerto Rico endemic snail has a shell size of 2.5-3.5 cm (1.0-1.4 in) in diameter. Photographed in Cambalache State Forest east of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, USA. Limestone hills dominated by a mesic mixed hardwood/palm forest at...
  10. Yellow Snail

    Yellow Snail

    Yellow Snail (Polydontes acutangula: Camaenidae) These snails range from 4.2-4.6 cm in diameter (1.7-1.8 in). Photographed in El Yunque National Forest, southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA along La Mina trail northeast from Puerto Rico 191 towards La Mina Waterfalls. Tropical rainforest at...
  11. Paper Wasps

    Paper Wasps

    Paper Wasp (Polistes crinitus americanus: Vespidae) Their body length is ca. 1.5-2.5 cm (0.59-1.0 in) long. Photographed in Gunica Dry Forest Reserve, southeast of Nica, Puerto Rico, USA on the Caribbean side of the island. Tropical dry forest ca. 3 m elevation (10 ft) elevation.
  12. Black-and-white Warbler (female)

    Black-and-white Warbler (female)

    Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) Photographed at Yokahu Tower in El Yunque National Forest (Caribbean National Forest), Puerto Rico, USA at 480 m (1,575 ft) elevation. Tropical rain forest.
  13. Pearly-eyed Thrasher

    Pearly-eyed Thrasher

    Pearly-eyed Thrasher (Margarops fuscatus fuscatus) Four subspecies are recognized with only the nominate being mapped for Puerto Rico. Photographed in Gunica Dry Forest Reserve, southeast of Nica, Puerto Rico, USA on the Caribbean side of the island. One can approach these birds but they rarely...
  14. Red-faced Warbler

    Red-faced Warbler

    Red-faced Warbler (Cardellina rubrifrons) Photographed in the Pinaleo Mountains, Mt. Graham near Turkey Flat, Coronado National Forest in the Canadian Life Zone at ca. 2,317 m (7,600 ft) elevation. Southwest of Safford, Graham County, Arizona, USA.
  15. Red Orchard Spider

    Red Orchard Spider

    Red Orchard Spider (Alcimosphenus licinus: Tetragnathidae) These very small red spiders are 6-10 mm (0.24-0.39 in) long. There was not enough space between the ground and my camera to photograph the dorsal side so I settled for a ventral view. Photographed in El Yunque National Forest...
  16. Red-tailed Hawk

    Red-tailed Hawk

    Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis jamaicensis) Seventeen subspecies have been described with 13-14 being recognized dependent upon author. Only the nominate is mapped for Puerto Rico. Photographed from top of the Yokahu Tower in El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico, USA at 480 m (1,575 ft)...
  17. West-Indian Tree Fern

    West-Indian Tree Fern

    West Indian Tree Fern (Cyathea arborea: Cyatheaceae) One of 150 species of ferns that can be found in El Yunque National Forest. This West Indian Tree Fern grows up to 12 m (40 ft) tall with a canopy spread of 3.7-6.1 m (12-20 ft). Photographed in El Yunque National Forest, southeast of San...
  18. Spot-breasted Laughingthrush

    Spot-breasted Laughingthrush

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZGH9o2yHt0&feature=share&list=UUep_T0jXMqCVUvoBTgPgzqQ
  19. White-bellied Redstart

    White-bellied Redstart

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ob4h1Gjn-0A&feature=share&list=UUep_T0jXMqCVUvoBTgPgzqQ
  20. autumnal forest

    autumnal forest

    Taken with 1/5 s and a vertical movement during the exposure as an experiment to work with the colours of the autumn...
  21. Tree Believer

    Tree Believer

  22. Migrant Hawker

    Migrant Hawker

    Female basking
  23. Migrant Hawker

    Migrant Hawker

    Just hangin' around
  24. Forest Kingfisher

    Forest Kingfisher

    The wetlands of the Townsville Common are truly "kingfisher central". Like brilliant jewels..up to half a dozen visible at one time.
  25. Plum Headed Parakeet

    Plum Headed Parakeet

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