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Climate Change and blood-sucking eye worms

Climate Change raises the frequency of heavy rainfall events. If the sudden crash of quail in Texas in 2010 is a symptom of how deluges imp…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 16, 2014
Reply by Joan Denoo

Bird nests from my yard

Hope you enjoyed them they are White-winged Dove nests

Started by Steph S.

1 Jul 25, 2014
Reply by Barbara Livingston

Neonicotinoids kill songbirds

Second Silent Spring? Bird Declines Linked to Popular Pesticides Research from the Netherlands shows that neonicotinoid insecticides are ki…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jul 11, 2014
Reply by Grinning Cat

CA Raptors not breeding

Amid California’s Drought, Raptors Are Having One Of The Worst Breeding Seasons On Record image source Raptor nests are empty in Californi…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 9, 2014

Pictures from my Coastal birding tip

Recently I went to view the Whooping Cranes at a Wildlife refuge - putting up a few pics for everyone. Green-winged Teal Reddish Egret and…

Started by Steph S.

6 May 25, 2014
Reply by Steph S.

Migrating Birds Could Inspire New Military Tech

Hypersonic drones, flying armored cars, space planes — these are the kinds of projects for which DARPA, or the U.S. Defense Advanced Resea…

Started by Steph S.

0 May 21, 2014

'Teenage' songbirds experience high mortality due to many causes, study finds

Nearly one-third of songbird species across North America are experiencing long-term declines. Scientists have spent years researching pote…

Started by Steph S.

0 May 8, 2014

Clever Drongo Thieves

African Bird Shouts False Alarms to Deceive and Steal, Study Shows In the Kalahari, Drongos excel at tricking other species with a repertoi…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 May 8, 2014
Reply by Steph S.

River Birds Affected by Hormone-disrupting Pollutants

Studies have shown for some time now that endocrine disrupting substances from chemicals in sewage and other wastewater can affect the norm…

Started by Steph S.

0 Apr 29, 2014

Blue-Footed Boobies Declining in the Galapagos

The population of blue-footed boobies — the seabirds with characteristically colorful feet — has been declining in the Galápagos islands.…

Started by Steph S.

1 Apr 28, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner


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