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This group is for birding, birders and bird enthusiasts. One can be a pet owner, researcher, Ornithologist, birder that is advanced or novice. Anyone interested in birds!

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Global seabird populations have dropped 70 per cent in past 60 years say researchers

Started by Steph S. Jul 23. 0 Replies

Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have revealed…Continue

Petey the Puffin tells the future

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 16. 3 Replies

Here's Petey the Puffin, trying to swallow a butterfish that's far too large for his throat.... the little grey fluff ball... keeps tossing his head back, trying to choke down the…Continue

Tags: tipping point, phytoplankton collapse, Gulf of Maine, Climate Destabilization, Petey the Puffin

Seabirds may navigate by scent

Started by Steph S. Jul 15. 0 Replies

Seabirds called shearwaters manage to navigate across long stretches of…Continue

Bird-Safe Wind Power

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jun 30. 1 Reply

Chaska company designs wind turbine of the futureBird proof wind energy that harvests works in low wind, what a…Continue

Tags: bird safe, wind energy, SheerWind's INVELOX technology

Male peacocks keep eyes low when checking out competition

Started by Steph S. Jun 16. 0 Replies

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Eye-tracking cameras show that peacocks checking out…Continue

Go fish! Ancient birds evolved specialist diving adaptations

Started by Steph S. May 26. 0 Replies

Date:May 22, 2015Source:Taylor & FrancisSummary:A new study of…Continue

These birds provide their own drum beat

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo May 23. 1 Reply

Listen closely to a Java sparrow sing: Interspersed among the notes…Continue

Bird flu found at 4 more Iowa farms with 2M chickens

Started by Steph S. Apr 27. 0 Replies

Some sad news today about the bird flu virus.State officials say the bird flu virus has been found in four more northwest Iowa poultry farms with more than 2 million chickens.The Iowa Department of Agriculture announced Monday there were probable…Continue

Researchers create tool to predict avian flu outbreaks

Started by Steph S. Apr 13. 0 Replies

A simple and effective portable tool to predict avian flu outbreaks on farms has been created by University of Guelph researchers.U of G researchers devised a real-time way to analyze chickens and other farm birds for avian flu. The tool uses a…Continue

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Comment by Steph S. on December 30, 2012 at 2:27pm

Green-winged Teal

Comment by Steph S. on December 28, 2012 at 10:50am

Thank Tony! Yes, I remember learning about the Bumblebee Bat in class. Thanks for the picture. I appreciate it.

Hope everyone has a good day today.

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 28, 2012 at 6:13am

I know this isn't a bird, but it does fly. The Bumblebee Bat, smallest mammal on the planet, weighing about as much as a penny (which is 2.5 gms).

Comment by Steph S. on December 26, 2012 at 11:18am

Canada Goose

Comment by Steph S. on December 26, 2012 at 11:17am

That's beautiful Tony! Thanks so much for the stained glass bird.

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 26, 2012 at 11:10am

Tony, the stained glass window shines with color, almost luminescent. Lorena Perez Aros is one to keep an eye on. Thanks. 

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 26, 2012 at 10:45am

Here's something I found that's cool. A stained glass window by Chilean artist Lorena Perez Aros. Done in the cubist style. A Chucao bird.

Comment by Steph S. on December 24, 2012 at 12:18am

Short-billed Dowitcher

Comment by Steph S. on December 24, 2012 at 12:15am

Oh wow Tony! More beautiful birds.

Booklover thanks for the Blue-footed Booby. Aren't they cool?

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 23, 2012 at 2:31pm
Tony, your birds collection stun me with their beauty and diversity. "fascinating" said with the wisdom of Mr. Spock.
 

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