Alpaca

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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artidactyla Family: Camelidae Genus: Vicugna Species: Vicugna pacos Alpaca (Vicugna Pacos) Studied by: Rebecca Littleton Introduction When I moved into my new home in November 2011, I noticed a creature across the street from my house watching me. I assumed that it was a … Continue reading

Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

While living on a farm, I’ve come to frequently interact with barn swallows. Because of this I decided Barn Swallows would be the perfect animal for me to observe. Through the course of several weeks I have observed and researched the behavior of barn swallow’s directly. As well as researched the cultural and historical influence. Continue reading

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias a study by Lauren Steury Observed at Heron Sanctuary on Dickenson st NW Olympia, WA in their natural habitat. They are home to North America especially the Pacific Northwest. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Ardeidae … Continue reading

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

  Cathartes Aura Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Incertae sedis Family: Cathartidae Genus: Cathartes Observed in the wild by Jack Tierney. Main observation spot was at Cooper Point & 20th Ave. NW (Here). Native to all North and … Continue reading