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Our world in photos: August 8

August 8, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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FLORIDA – “Find More Birds”: Brooklyn bird specialist who works with the Cornell ornithology department, Heather Wolf, photographed this Roseate Spoonbill in Florida. She will speak in Brooklyn and show slides on Aug. 30 at Estuary Bistro, which overlooks the marina at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Photo: Heather Wolf


Special Event

Heather Wolf will be a guest speaker at a special program with a slideshow, on the birds of Brooklyn to be held on Wednesday, Aug. 30th at Estuary Bistro, overlooking the marina at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Readers may be notified of their opportunity to attend by clicking here.


MARYLAND – Severe weather: Looking east from Route 97, a man stands in the field of downed power lines and poles on Route 140 in Westminster, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023, after powerful storms came through the area Monday evening.
Photo: Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

MISSISSIPPI – Flag bearer: A patriotic voter sits at a voting kiosk and selects his choices in a party primary in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023. Voters are casting their ballots in party primaries in a number of county and statewide elected offices.
Photo: Rogelio V. Solis/AP


BRAZIL – Amazon River rights: An Indigenous Wari’ boy swims in the Komi Memem River, named Laje in non-Indigenous maps, at Wari’ community in Guajara-Mirim, Rondonia state, Brazil. The Amazon city of Guajara-Mirim recently approved a law that designates the river “as a living entity and subject to rights.”
Photo: Andre Penner/AP


MEXICO – Private hummingbird clinic: Catia Lattouf poses for a photo with hummingbirds in her care, in her apartment that she has turned into a makeshift clinic for the tiny birds, in Mexico City, Monday, Aug. 7, 2023. Lattouf who has some 60 hummingbirds under her care, has become a reference source for bird lovers, amateur and professional alike, across Mexico and other parts of Latin America.
Photo: Fernando Llano/AP


ARGENTINA – Elections: Javier Milei, presidential hopeful of the Liberty Advances coalition, spoke during a rally in Buenos Aires, Monday.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


BRAZIL – Amazon census summit: Maira Tembe stands inside Teatro da Paz before the start of a ceremony to present Brazil’s national Indigenous census in Belem, Monday.
Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP


NEPAL – Monsoon rains: A man puts his child on a plastic vessel to play in flood waters of the Bagmati river following heavy monsoon rains in Kathmandu, Tuesday.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


IRELAND – Sinead O’Connor funeral: Fans of Sinead O’Connor line the street as her funeral cortege passes through her former hometown of Bray, Co Wicklow, Tuesday.
Photo: Liam McBurney/PA via AP


RUSSIAN FEDERATION – Cooling off: Children cool off in a fountain at VDNKh (The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy), in Moscow, Monday.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


INDIA – Gaddar’s funeral: People gather during the funeral of revolutionary poet Gummadi Vittal Rao, popularly known as Gaddar, in Hyderabad, Monday.
Photo: Mahesh Kumar A./AP


HAITI – More protest: Angry citizens try to flip a car to block a street during a protest against insecurity in Port-au-Prince, Monday.
Photo: Odelyn Joseph/AP


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