Pic of the Week Archive

BioPics: Mergansers on Lake Tahoe

Also known as “Saw-Bills” or “Fish Ducks” in the United States,and as Goosanders in Asia and Europe, the mergansers are a large species of duck common to rivers, lakes, and marshlands. In recent years, the …

Birdwing Grasshoppers in Belize

It is estimated that the rainforest houses over 50% of the biodiversity on Earth.  Scientists believe that there are millions of species still to be found in the rainforests.  Countries like Costa Rica have a …

Pic of the Week: Social FlyCatcher

  This tiny (18 centimeteres from beak to tail) tropical bird is known as a Social Flycatcher, and is one of the most widely spread members of its species in Belize. Sometimes divided into into …
Helicon

Pic of the Week: Helicon Butterfly Of Belize

The picture below of a tropical Heliconian (also known as a Helicon), a family of butterflies that range from northern Mexico, Florida, and southern Texas to central Peru. Helicons feature a shared curved wing shape …