The Stories Behind the Pictures

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Post by yarko » April 10th, 2009, 11:27 am

I wonder for some days already what birds keep 'marking' my car and why.
(and i keep waiting for money of course :rolleyes: )
Then i talked with my neighbour who can see my car from his window -
and he told me that titmouses carry on a real fight with my car's mirror - several times a day!
Making loud voices, hammering the mirror and leaving those white marks - sometimes really huuuuge amount!
Evidence:http://www.artgarage.ee/pildid/tit/DSC04700.html
(Sorry that my car is so muddy - no use to wash it - i drive muddy roads every day.)
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Post by macdoum » May 2nd, 2010, 12:49 am

For this one you have to speak to The Smithsonian/Harvard :
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
:faint: Creepy photo. :whistling:
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Post by alice44 » May 2nd, 2010, 11:03 am

macdoum wrote:For this one you have to speak to The Smithsonian/Harvard :
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
:faint: Creepy photo. :whistling:
Now that it is May 2 I think you have to go back a day.

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Post by Brit » May 2nd, 2010, 5:45 pm

yarko wrote:I wonder for some days already what birds keep 'marking' my car and why.
(and i keep waiting for money of course :rolleyes: )
Then i talked with my neighbour who can see my car from his window -
and he told me that titmouses carry on a real fight with my car's mirror - several times a day!
Making loud voices, hammering the mirror and leaving those white marks - sometimes really huuuuge amount!
Evidence:http://www.artgarage.ee/pildid/tit/DSC04700.html
(Sorry that my car is so muddy - no use to wash it - i drive muddy roads every day.)
Yarko, be happy, that you don’t have a black car, otherwise … please look at this picture in the newspaper:

Storch steht auf schwarze Autos

There is written that this stork for a whole day enjoyed himself sitting at a companies parking lot on the black cars of the employees and wouldn’t let anybody drive him away … :headroll:
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Post by macdoum » May 3rd, 2010, 12:56 am

Brit wrote:
I am surprised that nobody took a video :puzzled: :rotf:
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Post by macdoum » August 8th, 2010, 1:17 am

Beautiful picture of a rainbow at sunset (in Potsdam );
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

My screen is not half big enough for the pic. but you can scroll right and see it in parts. :thumbs:
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Post by macdoum » December 19th, 2010, 1:46 am

The cameraman Bobby Haas has taken a beautiful photograph of pink Flamingos in Yucatan,Mexico.
You can see the photo and article here;
http://www.whatsonsanya.com/news-13660- ... exico.html
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Post by macdoum » February 28th, 2011, 8:50 pm

This photograph is quite amazing. ! See the ISS and Discovery approach for connecting.
Taken in England by Rob Bullen;
http://www.spaceweather.com/submissions ... 758133.jpg

( International Space Station and spaceship Discovery)
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Post by macko50 » May 16th, 2011, 1:41 pm

French photographer Pierre Vernay visited Estonia!

http://on.fb.me/jdbXvI
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Post by macko50 » May 16th, 2011, 1:44 pm

A Close Look At How Egrets Eat Crawdads

http://bit.ly/ikOJG1
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Post by macdoum » May 17th, 2011, 1:56 am

macko50 wrote:French photographer Pierre Vernay visited Estonia!

http://on.fb.me/jdbXvI
:cry: Facebook only.. I don't have FB. :mrgreen:
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Post by macdoum » September 11th, 2011, 12:34 am

Winners of an International Photo competition :Subject; Astronomy

Beautiful photographs. These are the winners

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14792580
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Post by alice44 » September 11th, 2011, 8:17 am

macdoum wrote: :cry: Facebook only.. I don't have FB. :mrgreen:
I am not logged into facebook and I can see them.

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Post by macdoum » September 27th, 2011, 10:04 pm

alice44 wrote: I am not logged into facebook and I can see them.
Alice,as someone said...just click on that link and you can see the photos. :thumbs:
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Post by macdoum » October 20th, 2011, 7:34 pm

A wildlife photo award

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/15359263

Lovely photographs,though the winning photo is a very sad one. ......
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Post by macdoum » August 30th, 2012, 12:45 am

Chosen photographs for the annual Veolia award;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/19400162

Beautiful photos and so we must wait for the one chosen for the top award. :2thumbsup:
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Post by macdoum » November 3rd, 2012, 1:47 am

Beautiful Osprey photographs;

http://www.mikerae.com/life-in-the-land ... cairngorm-

More;

http://www.mikerae.com/life-in-the-land ... d#image197
Thanks to EJandOdin from Wildlife village :bow:
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Post by macdoum » January 12th, 2013, 4:12 am

Photographs from space BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20214931

Great photographs there. :thumbs:
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Post by Kitty KCMO » February 19th, 2013, 1:38 am

:loveshower: So beautiful are the aurora above Abisko, Sweden, tonight! They are gorgeous even though the moon is shining brightly, too. Screen capturre taken at about 23:10 pm,18 Feb 2013
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Post by macdoum » February 21st, 2013, 1:36 am

Kitty lovely sight.. comes from http://www.auroraskystation.com/live-camera/9/
I think ? There is a thread in Seasons;
viewtopic.php?f=30&t=266&start=80

Tonight it looks like a snowy sky. :slap:
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