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Ok so we either know it's fake/setup or the guy in the jeep is a brain dead moron, what he did is most likely illegal in pretty much any country, moving someone else's car with out their consent is just a douche move, so he stole your spot, would it really be worth going to jail or having a record for a parkin g spot, that said I think it's fake/set up.
To Great BIG Nature I'm sorry your page is still hacked, I really do hate how facebook operate, the good guys get screwed and the pages who spread bullh!t can't put a foot wrong, it's backwards.
This image shows three full years of tracking a single male Rough-legged Hawk. These incredible tracks show just how far these birds travel! First captured while on migration in Montana on Oct 10, 2017, as a 2-year-old, this hawk has provided 15,866 GPS locations to add to the world's largest dataset on this important species. It literally flew up to the far ... far north of Canada (tip of the Northwest Passage), then headed west to parts of the Northwest Territories and back down to Colorado - unbelievable! Prior to this research we had no idea they traveled such a wide range. Connect with Nature! Photo / Research Credit: Neil Paprocki / The Rough-legged Hawk Project ... See MoreSee Less
Interesting yet strange since it looks exactly like the travels of my ex in Jared’s.
Another thought: would be interesting to see the year-by-year data points.
South for winter looks like a fixed point, summers up north more wherever the mood takes them.
I wonder high many feet they fly at when traveling that far
Not sure if I’m more amazed that all the points together look like a hawk in this picture or that it flew that far 🤷♂️
somebody should do a study on the swainsonhawk that only a few are nesting in the elgin il area not sure if they are still there though. very rare in il.\
did he present a valid passport at each border crossing?
I guess he may have been visiting a couple of old girlfriends! 😍
It must speak different languages.
Je ne croyais pas que ils pouvait voyager si loin surprenant
That’s amazing! Thanks for sharing. Who knew some of these birds travel so far afield.
Rough-legged Hawks are among my favorites. I first saw them nesting in the cliffs of the Shaler Mtns inof NW of Victoria Island in the 1960s. I now enjoy seeing them wintering here in Montana. Tough Arctic Explorers that they are. Thanks for the info.
my friends and i banded hundreds of raptors on the great lakes flyway in the 70's
Wonder if he went back where he started?
This just shows how far as a bird or wildlife can travel to be free and to travel to get where it needs to be ❤love the flight of freedom
It would be interesting to find out more exact pinpoints as it looks as if it could have visited us
Has an isssue with the east coast..
Amazing how far they travel
Would be awesome to see what this hawk physically seen from his view in the sky !🙂
we used to see many rough legged on the great lakes migration route
Looks like Alaska wasn't his favorite place. However Nunavut is a popular place along with Montana and Colorado.
You amazing,,I didn't realize they migrated that far, it went right over my house. Ha ha
Aboriginal tribes around the world have always had a close relationship with nature - but here's something you might not know. Estimated to be the oldest man-made structure on earth, the Brewarrina Aboriginal fish traps on the Barwon River in New South Wales, are over 40,000 years old. These stone fish traps are evidence of engineering skill, knowledge of river hydrology & fish biology, ask 10 different people what they think is the oldest surviving manmade structure on earth and chances are you will get 10 different answers. The pyramids of Egypt or Central America? Not even close. Stonehenge? A relative newcomer. The Neolithic farmhouses of the Orkney Islands, or the Great Wall of China? At 7,000 years of age, the oldest of these barely registers alongside the granddaddy of them all - the Ngunnhu fish traps of Brewarrina. Connect with Nature! ... See MoreSee Less
Also extensive stone fish traps and structures in Western Vic on the world heritage list. Amazing!
Awesome and a treasure
they are a lot bigger than the pictures, they are finding more and more. the drought helped.
How do they know it was 40,000 yrs ago?
Connect with Nature, catch it, kill it and eat it!
Lightning bushfires for hunting and forest management was a regular aspect of traditional practices in Australia
40,000 years old????
no estoy de acuerdo en eso ya que así acaban y exterminar a todos los peces aquí también se practica algo parecido a esas trampas y agarran hasta las crías de los peces evitando su proliferación y aumentando su extinción .
Brad Moggridge great pic too
I demand proof , or its fake cnn news ...
That's amazing, wow! Thanks Brian for all you research and do! Sharing :)
Much better at sustainable fishing in the old days. Not like human today, harvest once abd kill the rest with their fish nets
That is amazing to know, my ancestors (Inuit) also did this when the fish lakes were migrating from lake to ocean or vice versa, confuses fish easily and that’s how they get trapped
We have a similar thing in South Africa. Goggle Kosi Bay fishtraps.
Amazing info. Thanks !
I live this sort of thing.
But it seems astonishing that they could even be there considering how much nature, the land, would normally change in such a long time!
Anyone .. ??
They just might be the cutest squirrel in the world!. The adorable 'Ezo Momonga' is a type of 'Dwarf Flying Squirrel' unique to Hokkaido island in Japan, and they naturally exist nowhere else on the planet. Japanese flying squirrels are strictly nocturnal creatures (which is one reason they have those big beautiful eyes) and spend their days high up in boreal, evergreen forests. These rodents are silent gliders and move quickly among tops of trees soaring 100 m (328 ft) at a time, and rarely do they descend to the ground. And because a main source of their diet is pine seeds, they are a major spreader of new seedlings throughout the forest - so they are extremely important to the ecosystem. But man... are they cute! Connect with Nature! Photo Credit: Masatsugu Ohashi ... See MoreSee Less
In a surprising twist, butterflies hunt Caiman - well, just their tears to be exact. And the reason being - the insect is in pursuit of nutrients and minerals - chiefly salt. Those that drink tears are referred to as “lacryphagous,” from lacrima, the Latin word for “tear.” It also happens that sodium and some of those other micronutrients are hard to find in nature, so these critters have to get inventive. And since Caiman will sit still for long periods of time... well, that makes them the prefect target. Its even been noticed, that some of the bolder winged beauties will irritate their host's eyes to produce more 'salty" eye drops. And we dont think it bothers the Caiman - but this guy doesn't seem to be all that amused either! Connect with Nature Photo credit: Mark Cowen ... See MoreSee Less