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2012-07-19 23:01:19

Duncraft, a retailer of wild bird supplies, offers instant hummingbird and oriole nectar for their customers´ convenience. But many customers prefer to make their own nectar. Duncraft offers these recipes and tips to make sure their customers prepare nectars that are healthy for the birds. Concord, NH (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Duncraft, a retailer of wild bird supplies, offers instant hummingbird and oriole nectar for their customers´ convenience. But many customers prefer to make...

2012-07-03 23:03:20

Nature-emulating Pure Rain product line recognized for design excellence (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Long Beach, California: Today Nectar received four Bronze IDEA awards from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) for its revolutionary Pure Rain garden watering system (http://www.purerain.com). The awards were presented to Nectar for the Pure Rain Essentials Garden Water Spray Nozzle, Garden Water Wand, Garden Water Sprinkler and Garden Water Pro Sprinkler, all of which feature...

Hawkmoths Can Actually See Humidity
2012-05-30 11:26:55

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com Instead of using visual cues or floral scents, some moths detect increases in humidity around flowers to see if it is worth further inspection, new research led by a University of Arizona entomologist has found. According to the study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Martin von Arx of the University of Arizona has discovered a previously unknown sensory channel that is used in plant-animal interactions. "As creatures who...

2012-04-19 23:00:23

Hummingbirds are one of the most interesting species of birds and they have dazzling, iridescent colors. Duncraft offers these eight great tips so anyone can attract and enjoy these amazing “flying jewels” in their backyard. Concord, NH (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 Hummingbirds are one of the most interesting species of birds. They can hover, fly forward, backward and up and down. Not to mention their dazzling, iridescent colors. Duncraft offers these eight great tips so anyone...

2012-04-11 23:00:11

Orioles are striking birds with black, orange and yellow feathers that are a pleasure to see. Now is the time to think about attracting orioles because they return from their winter migration around the beginning of May. Duncraft offers tips on how to attract these beautiful birds and how bird lovers can enjoy them all through spring and summer. Concord, NH (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Orioles are striking birds with black, orange and yellow feathers that are a pleasure to see. Now is the time...

2011-07-28 23:19:02

The researchers discovered that a rainforest vine, pollinated by bats, has evolved dish-shaped leaves with such conspicuous echoes that nectar-feeding bats can find its flowers twice as fast by echolocation. The study is published today in Science. While it is well known that the bright colours of flowers serve to attract visually-guided pollinators such as bees and birds, little research has been done to see whether plants which rely on echolocating bats for pollination and seed dispersal...

2011-06-29 12:58:27

It is a mathematical puzzle which has vexed academics and travelling salesmen alike, but new research from Queen Mary, University of London's School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, reveals how bumblebees effectively plan their route between the most rewarding flowers while travelling the shortest distances. The research, led by Dr Mathieu Lihoreau and published in the British Ecological Society's Functional Ecology, explored the movement of bumblebees, Bombus terrestris, as they...


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2009-02-16 18:16:45

The Kinkajou (Potos flavus), also known as the Honey Bear, is a species of mammal found in the rainforests of Central and South America. It is the only member of the family genus Potos. It is related to the olingo, ringtail, cacomistle, raccoon, and coati. These animals are sometimes mistaken for ferrets or monkeys, but are not related. The name Honey Bear is derived from the fact that in captivity it will eat honey, however, in the wild it has never been observed to do so. An adult...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.