In the savannah, most large mammals depend on the services of a common ‘grooming crew,’ the ever-present oxpecker, one of the most commonly sighted birds on our live cameras. On Mpala we have red-billed oxpeckers and yellow-billed oxpeckers. Where both species feed together, the yellow-billed are generally dominant. The birds perch on wild and domestic animals to eat parasites found in
Live Chat with Mpala Bird Experts!
All year round, viewers on Explore.org are treated to sights and sounds of at least 300 bird species on Mpala the home of African Wildlife. It may be the sights and sounds of the hornbill, defined by a long-curved, often brightly coloured bill or a chorus of the noisy turaco running through tree canopies mixed
Decorah Eagles Announcement!
From Raptor Resource Project: Well here we are again….another eagle season is upon us and I know it has been very hard for everyone to take that short break! We are really excited about the coming year and what we have to offer to you all. The BIG news is that we have expanded our
This Week On Explore (9/29)
Earlier this summer, we accompanied Dr. Annie of Animal Wellness Foundation as she rescued Sailor, among other animals, from an LA Shelter! Sailor has a new foster mom and you can read all about it here! We’ve recently updated our Community Guidelines and suggest you review them here! Favorite clip of this week? Watching a
Let’s Talk Puffins!
Live Chat About Puffins Today at 12 pm PT / 3 pm ET, we’re visiting Seal Island with puffin researcher Stacey Hollis! She’ll give us a live view of the island, and talk about what to expect as the season wraps up. There’s still time to submit questions for Stacey on our blog. Tune in for the chat on