American Bonaparte’s gull, first ever nest in Iceland


This video from Washington state in the USA says about itself:

Bonaparte’s Gull feeding

One of about 400 Bonaparte’s in outer Quartermaster Harbor, Vashon Island. Most were roosting on the water while a few were feeding. This bird has completed the transition from winter to breeding plumage, but many were still in transition. Taken on 1 May 2011.

From Club300 in Denmark, 26 June 2017:

Breaking breeding news: Bonaparte’s gull is breeding in Iceland, new breeding bird for the western Palearctic!

Read more, in Danish, here.

Pomarine skua video


This is a pomarine skua video.

These birds nest in the Arctic.

Canadian bald eagle adopts young red-tailed hawk


This video from British Columbia in Canada says about itself:

Bald eagle defies nature by adopting, not eating, baby [red-tailed] hawk

7 June 2017

A baby hawk is being raised by an eagle. There are already 3 eaglets in the nest, appearing huge when compared to their little sibling, probably brought into the nest as a food source and then adopted and raised – comments by eagle biologist David Hancock at the nest.

Tree frog on video


This June 26 video is about a tree frog basking in the sun in Meijendel nature reserve in the Netherlands.