Category Archives: Predators and Prey
Think there’s no wildlife on the city streets? Look up! This Peregrine Falcon hung out in Soho for an entire afternoon last week, taking in the sights (of pigeons? of starlings perhaps?) along Broadway. New York City is home to more »
One lucky Autumn morning, I awoke to find this Argiope spider gracefully spinning the sticky part of her web. In the process, she might thrust her legs on that sticky silk more than 1000 times…. So why don’t spiders stick more »
This episode of “Around the Town,” companion series to “Nature in a NY Minute,” takes an up-close look at a lucky squirrel dining al fresco on some tasty-looking leftovers — until an unwelcome guest drops by for a visit.
Kelly Rypkema finds a stinging “killer” of the forest, and an example of how the fiercest predators can fall prey to the smallest animals in Nature’s circle of life.
Kelly Rypkema explores 55 Water Street for signs of good Peregrine habitat – and hopefully a glimpse of the famous falcons themselves.