Thursday, May 3

The Nature of Things - The exotic in our midst

Camarillo Acorn - Meghan Walla-Murphy.  My memory takes me to Nicaragua's rainforests along the Rio Bartola, to a protected wildlife preserve. I remember sparrow-sized black birds with brilliant red heads and vibrant yellow leg feathers. These red-capped manakins (Pipra mentalis) were flying ...  Read more