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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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Massive Bird Die-Off Puzzles Alaska Scientists

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Thursday. 1 Reply

Thousands of dead seabirds have washed up on…Continue

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

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 22. 2 Replies

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

High-flying birds recruited for meteorology

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Gerald Payne Oct 16, 2015. 1 Reply

Weather watching may soon be for the birds.Monitoring the flight…Continue

Arranged Bird Marriages Are Less Successful Than True Love

Started by Steph S. Sep 17, 2015. 0 Replies

Love ConnectionZebra finches have a lot in common with human couples: They…Continue

Songbird habitat affects reproduction, survival

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Steph S. Aug 28, 2015. 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, 2015. 0 Replies

Wildlife conservationists studying rare Little Terns nesting…Continue

Petey the Puffin tells the future

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 16, 2015. 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, 2015. 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, 2015. 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, 2015. 0 Replies

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

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Comment by Daniel W on September 25, 2012 at 10:22pm

Steph, thank you for checking.  I also found birds.com and a bird section on the guardian that look interesting  Thanks again.

Comment by Steph S. on September 25, 2012 at 9:14pm

Joan that sounds lovely. Wonderful story.

Hope you are doing well today.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 25, 2012 at 9:07pm

We lived at Ft. Hood, Tx in the early 1970s and had a "Ranger Station" in our back yard that was a climbing contraption for school age children, with ladders, slides, climbing ropes, with a lot of bells and whistles that made it the favorite toy in the neighborhood. Also participating in the play was a Mockingbird, quite tame. He loved the kids and they returned the affection. They would chatter together and he always came around when the kids had their lunches on the top deck. His wonderful sounds delighted us all.  

Comment by Steph S. on September 25, 2012 at 8:23pm
http://www.whatbird.com/RSS%20Feeds/RSS_Main.aspx
Here's a site that lists some RSS feeds
Comment by Steph S. on September 25, 2012 at 11:41am

Thanks Sentient for the RSS feed blog link - I will look into getting some ideas and post them here.

Comment by Daniel W on September 25, 2012 at 11:36am

by the way, to get RSS feed of new discussions here, you can go to the "view all" link above, then click on the RSS icon.  I can't explain it in detail,  but it works for me in google reader and on my kindle RSS reader, which is helpful.

Comment by Daniel W on September 25, 2012 at 11:27am

Any suggestions for some good RSS feeds or blogs about birding, or about birds?  I need something to keep me semi-sane.  Science, evolution, or just cool pictures, backyard bird feeding and attracting, are all good.  Something with frequent posts or updates?

I saw this one- it looked interesting.  Im sure there must be lots of others.

Comment by Steph S. on September 21, 2012 at 11:01pm

Joan Denoo put this up in Hang with Friends - so i wanted to put it here for all of you too.

Comment by Steph S. on September 19, 2012 at 5:54am

Northern Mockingbird

Comment by Steph S. on September 18, 2012 at 6:09pm

Booklover - that is the cutest bird picture! Love it!

Thanks for the great video Patricia! I'll have to watch it several times.

And thanks for your pigeon pictures. They are beautiful birds.

 

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