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Our world in photos: August 9

August 9, 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 Resplendent Quetzal in Costa Rica. 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.

 

FLORIDA – Reef restoration and coral rescue: Volunteer Daniel Hyduke of Miami Beach, Fla., clips a fragment of coral to be transplanted from the coral nursery to the reef, Friday, Aug. 4, 2023, off of Key Biscayne, Fla. Scientists from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science established a new restoration research site there to identify and better understand the heat tolerance of certain coral species and genotypes during bleaching events.
Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP

 

FLORIDA – ‘I caught a fish this big’: Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel gestures as he speaks during a news conference before the start of a joint practice with the Atlanta Falcons at the NFL football team’s training facility, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023, at the Dolphins training facility in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP

 

INDIA – Bucolic sanctuary: An exiled Tibetan Buddhist monk walks on a mountain path in Dharamshala, India, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023.
Photo: Ashwini Bhatia/AP

 

SEATTLE – ‘Something there is that doesn’t love a wall’: San Diego Padres center fielder Trent Grisham collides with the wall as the RBI triple from Seattle Mariners’ Dylan Moore rolls along the top of the wall during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023, in Seattle.
Photo: Lindsey Wasson/AP

 

VATICAN — Adoration in white: Pope Francis posed for a picture with a group of nuns during the general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Wednesday.
Photo: Gregorio Borgia/AP

 

GREECE — Passion and death on soccer field: Soccer fans covering their faces, most of them from Croatia, are escorted by police as they left the Athens Police Headquarters, Wednesday. 94 fans of Croatia’s Dinamo Zagreb appeared in court Wednesday morning for a preliminary hearing over Monday night’s violence that left a fan of AEK, “Athletiki Enosis Konstaninoupoleos” (Constantinople Athletic Union), dead and others injured.
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP

 

ARIZONA — Alone on the podium, except for the vista, stood Biden at the Grand Canyon: President Joe Biden spoke at the Red Butte Airfield Tuesday, in Tusayan.
Photo: John Locher/AP

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE — Here, delighted, but elsewhere indicted: Hopeful Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump acknowledges a supporter at a campaign rally, Tuesday.
Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/AP

 

CANADA — Tennis Intensity in Toronto: Germany’s Alexander Zverev served to Netherlands’ Tallon Griekspoor at the National Bank Open men’s tournament in Toronto, Tuesday.
Photo: Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP

 

ARIZONA — Almost a split, definitely not a hit: Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kiké Hernández threw to first for the out after fielding a grounder by Arizona Diamondbacks’ Carson Kelly during the third inning of a baseball game, Tuesday. The Dodgers won the game five-to-four.
Photo: Matt York/AP

 

ARIZONA — Almost a split, definitely not a hit: Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kiké Hernández threw to first for the out after fielding a grounder by Arizona Diamondbacks’ Carson Kelly during the third inning of a baseball game, Tuesday. The Dodgers won the game five-to-four.
Photo: Matt York/AP

 


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