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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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Songbird habitat affects reproduction, survival

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Steph S. yesterday. 2 Replies

A University of Montana professor who studies birds around the…Continue

Little Tern's air miles equal two and a half times round the world

Started by Steph S. Aug 10. 0 Replies

Wildlife conservationists studying rare Little Terns nesting…Continue

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

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Comment by Joan Denoo on October 27, 2012 at 2:46am

Pale-headed Rosella (Platycercus adscitus)

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 27, 2012 at 1:46am

Mr Peterdactyl, Do you get your suet at the pet store? or from another source

Comment by Peter Cordel on October 27, 2012 at 12:23am

Bushtits apparently like suet.

Comment by Peter Cordel on October 27, 2012 at 12:20am

Steller's jay, Colorado Springs. I almost never see them, but this fall the front range drought has brought them down to my peanuts, dog food, and water. Peter

Comment by Peter Cordel on October 26, 2012 at 11:15pm

Thanks for the kind comments, Steph S.. They are appreciated.

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 26, 2012 at 10:15pm

Rediscovery of Sillem's Mountain Finch

"In early June 2012, Yann Muzika photographed many finches during a difficult trek in Yeniugou Valley in western Qinghai, China (1500km east of Kushku Maidan), including one he could not identify. In August, he sent a batch of photographs to Krys Kazmierczak, the maintainer of OrientalBirdImages.org, who immediately identified the mystery bird as the long-lost Sillem's Mountain Finch."

Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2012 at 9:36pm
Wow! I'm amazed! These are so awesome! I hit the jackpot!
Booklover those are amazing pics you found. I just love the bird riding in the back of the other.
Mr. Peterdactyl I love the hawk picture you took from your backyard and the Halloweeen bird photo. You are a great photographer!
Yes I love Halloween.
And Booklover the picture you got from Facebook with the bird and the preying Mantis - awesome!
Comment by Peter Cordel on October 26, 2012 at 9:05pm

It is Halloween time, right? Peter

Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2012 at 8:16pm
Oh thank you so very much Mr. Peterdactyl! Those are lovely pictures!
I bet the group will be amazed at how you caught the birds in flight and with food in their beak.
Comment by Peter Cordel on October 26, 2012 at 8:00pm

 

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