New featured picture: a Nova Scotia duck-tolling retriever romps through the water to retrieve a ball thrown by the hunter, who stays hidden by a blind. The dog's unusual activity and white markings pique the curiosity of ducks and geese, which swim over to investigate, entering gunshot range. The image was taken by Commons editor Kallerna and was edited by User:Jjron.
This week's "Featured content" covers Sunday 7 – Saturday 13 August
New featured picture: a Green Turtle swims over a coral reef off a Hawaiian island. Like other sea turtles, they migrate long distances between feeding grounds and hatching beaches.
New featured picture: a Rainbow Bee-eater with characteristic richly coloured plumage, slender body, and long central tail feathers; bee-eaters catch their prey—insects and bees—on the fly.
Six images were promoted. Medium-sized images can be viewed by clicking on "nom":
Swimming Green Turtle (nom; related article), whose range extends throughout tropical and subtropical seas around the globe, with two distinct populations in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Their common name derives from the usually green fat beneath their upper shell (created by User:Mbz1; picture at right).
Phantasmal poison frog (nom; related article), a species of poison dart frog whose natural habitat is the Andean slopes in central Ecuador. They have a radiant colour, powerful poison, and yet range in length from only 1–4 centimetres. They can live up to 10 years in captivity (created by Holger Krisp at Commons).
Hugo Awards (nom), given every year by the World Science Fiction Society, for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The 15 categories of the Hugo Awards each have a featured list. (nominator PresN; picture at right).
No articles were promoted to featured status last week.