Coral reefs, parrotfish poop and sand


This video says about itself:

Parrotfish Poop! | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD Extra

23 September 2016

In this short Jonathan Bird’s Blue World Extra, Jonathan discusses where sand comes from and you may be surprised to learn that a lot of sand is actually fish poop!

Jonathan Bird’s Blue World is an Emmy Award-winning underwater science/adventure program that airs on public television in the United States.

Hornets drinking and eating, video


This 13 September 2016 video from the Netherlands shows hornets drinking sap at a ‘bleeding’ tree, and catching a honeybee.

Peacock butterfly emerges from chrysalis, video


This September 2016 video shows a second generation of the year peacock butterfly emerging from its chrysalis.

Matty Weydema from the Netherlands made this video.

Dutch North Sea reef underwater wildlife, video


This 16 September 2016 is about the Dutch North Sea reef Borkumse Stenen, its fish, tube worms, soft coral, sea anemones and other underwater wildlife.

Birds, insects of Dutch Voorne island


This 17 September 2016 video shows wildlife of the Beninger Slikken nature reserve on Voorne island in the Netherlands.

Including young goldfinches, northern wheatear, willow emerald damselflies, peacock butterfly, small tortoiseshell and great egret.

Buckeye butterfly in the USA


This video from the USA says about itself:

17 September 2016

The bold pattern of eyespots on the wings mark this as a Buckeye Butterfly. The eyespots likely serve to startle or distract predators, especially young birds.But this is the darker Mangrove buckeye, West Indian buckeye or tropical buckeye, (Junonia evarete) is a neotropical nymphalid butterfly found from Florida and the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, to tropical and subtropical South America. The type locality is Surinam, and numerous subspecies have been described. The butterfly is easily confused with Junonia genoveva, which is also known as the mangrove buckeye.