vrijdag 5 mei 2017

'Explore': Prachtige site met 'live' webcambeelden van allerlei dieren

Via de blogpost 'Live Video of Owls, Ospreys, and More' op het blog Free Technology for Teachers kwam ik op de website 'Explore.org' met heel veel 'live' webcambeelden van allerlei dieren.
"EXPLORE is the largest live nature cam network on the planet. We bring nature to you, raw, unscripted, and unedited. Enjoy the natural world as it unfolds in real time in front of our cameras. EXPLORE.org takes you from Kenya, Africa to the riverbanks of Katmai, Alaska and everywhere in between. [Bron]"
'Explore.org': een geweldig mooie website met prachtige beelden die je zeker gezien moet hebben!


Schermafdruk  'Explore.org'


'Live' webcamfilmpje: 'Great Gray Owl Nest powered by EXPLORE.org'



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Watch The Great Gray Owl Cam - LIVE

The largest owl in North America, the Great Gray Owl has a wingspan up to 60 inches. But it’s its dish-like face, big yellow eyes and “bow-tie” that makes this owl one of the most iconic species in the world.

And while their bodies appear massive, the owls only weigh 2-3 pounds. The illusion of size is the result of very fluffy plumage. Still, great gray owls need a large nest to raise a family, either taking over abandoned nests of other big birds like the raven or red-tailed hawk, or by building them on wide, flat platforms. This owl couple has made its home in a “snag”, a wide diameter tree broken off at the top.

The mother alone will incubate their nest of eggs and brood their chicks while the father hunts for the entire family. About 5 weeks after hatching, the chicks will climb out onto other nearby branches and trees, taking flight about a week later.

The Great Gray Owl Cam is made possible through partnership between Owl Research Institute and Explore.org.


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