Tag: nesting

May 09 2018

Temperatures during egg incubation determine the sex of baby turtles  

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     In most animals, the sex is determined by biological sex determination mechanisms (e.g. sex chromosomes). However, in sea turtles, the matter is different where the sex is determined by temperature during egg incubation. Typically, turtle female leaves the water and comes to the shore …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14409

Jun 28 2016

Dove mother feeds her baby birds (Video)

      This short clip shows the feeding of newly hatched baby doves. A full video will be prepared to cover about 5-week period starting by the nesting on the outside of my home kitchen until the flying of the birds. I understand this is not fish related but I decided to publish. Sometimes …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13389

Jun 08 2016

Thanks to Mom Dove for trusting us

Day: 8 June, 2016     We understand you do not have facebook account. You established your nest and laid your eggs outside the window of our kitchen while we were in a short vacation in the Red Sea region (18-22 May). We discovered that upon our return. Since then we did all our best …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13354

Jun 11 2014

Hawksbill sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata (Description – feeding – reproduction) – Video

Credit for the video: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Site and video channel founder) This video was filmed at mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) which belongs to the family Cheloniidae has a worldwide distribution and occur in tropical and subtropical waters …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=10968

Nov 03 2013

Great Egret, Ardea alba (Description – habitats – feeding – reproduction – threats) – Video

Video credit: Manuel Cano Alfaro (Guatemala) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video was taken at Lake Peten Itzá, Guatemala Introduction: Great Egret, Ardea alba (ex Casmerodius albus) has several common names including common egret, large Egret, White Egret, Large Egret, Great White Egret, and Great American Egret. Description: Great Egret adults are entirely white bird …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=9762

Aug 02 2012

Flamingo Birds, Phoenicopterus sp. (Introduction, distribution, description, feeding and reproduction) – Video

The video was taken in Sea World, California, USA in June 2012 Introduction: Flamingos are a type of wading birds in the genus Phoenicopterus, which hosts six recognized species in the world; four species of which in the Americas and two species in the Old World. The Old World flamingos were considered by the Ancient …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=5123

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