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Wildlife documentaries

To share, learn and understand the cycles of nature.

Discover the birds, the mammals, the insects,

the wildflowers, the reptiles, the amphibians...


Episode 1 - Owls

Discover their habitats, their diets and their behaviors.

 

 


Nature Clip - Spring peeper

An advertisement call is repeated by a male sitting on the vegetation or elevated on twigs during the breeding season.

A single male repeats his call about 4500 times on any given night. These tiny frogs reach no more than 3 cm.

 


Nature Clip - Luna Moth Emergence

The caterpillar weaves its cocoon among dead leaves. The caterpillar transforms into a chrysalis inside its cocoon and hibernates until the next spring.

The butterfly emerges in mid-May.

 


Nature Clip - Birth of the caterpillar of the Cecropia moth

The Cecropia moth is the largest moth in North America. It has a wingspan of 16 cm.

The female lays up to two hundred eggs under a leaf of birch, maple, cherry, apple and on many other trees.

The egg measures just 2 mm.

 


Nature Clip - Oblong-winged katydid

Males have stridulant organ on the wings. They produce this sound by rubbing wings together to attract females for mating.

 


Nature Clip - Eastern Chipmunk

The Eastern Chipmunk hibernates in the winter. At autumn, the Eastern Chipmunk collect and store large quantities of seeds in his burrow.

With the onset of winter in the end of October, he disappear below ground. This animal have expandable pouches in their cheek.

Each pouch can hold up to 33 kernels of dried corn.

 


Nature Clip - Northern Goshawk

The Northern Goshawk is a forest bird. This species hunts birds and mammals. Perches silently, waiting and descends on prey rapidly.

The Blue Jay issues loud cries to warn other birds and mammals of an approaching predator.

All forest inhabitants hide themselves away.

 


Nature Clip - Blue Jay frenzy !

The Blue Jay like the corn, suet and water but if you want to attract this bird in your backyard, offer peanuts, he absolutely loves it !

 


Nature Clip - The Ruffed Grouse

Seed on the ground attract sometimes a nice visit when there is a forest nearby.

 


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