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Birding, Birders and all things Birds

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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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

Gulf Oil Spill still affects US birds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 31. 0 Replies

Nearly five years after the Gulf Oil Spill, BP is still denying it's impact on wildlife. A National Wildlife Federation report cites 20 species still significantly affected. Migrating birds spread the toxins.The National Wildlife Federation’s report…Continue

Tags: BP oil spill

Why are snowy owls moving so far from their Arctic home? And where can I spot one?

Started by Steph S. Jan 4. 0 Replies

A snowy owl surveys photographer Conrad Kuiper from atop…Continue

Migratory shorebirds could face extinction within a decade

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 26, 2014. 1 Reply

Migrating shorebirds that travel to Australia from Siberia are under serious threat from development, which is destroying the vital feeding grounds they rely on during the epic journey.Director of Deakin University’s Centre for Integrative Ecology…Continue

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Comment by Steph S. on July 20, 2012 at 12:10pm

I saw a Great Blue Heron! So beautiful!

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 18, 2012 at 10:44am

Lillie, where were you to see all these birds? what a treat!

Comment by Steph S. on July 17, 2012 at 9:13pm

Wonderful! I'm glad you like the picture I posted!

Comment by Lillie on July 17, 2012 at 8:31pm

I am feeling great after seeing all of these gorgeous birds.

Comment by Steph S. on July 17, 2012 at 7:15pm

How's everyone today?

Comment by Steph S. on July 3, 2012 at 10:50pm

Have a safe and happy 4th!

Comment by Steph S. on June 25, 2012 at 11:35pm
We have 10 different Hummingbird species in Texas.
I just love watching them come to the flowers.
Comment by Steph S. on June 25, 2012 at 11:08am

I saw hummingbirds in the garden today - drinking from the trumpet flowers.

Comment by Lillie on June 21, 2012 at 8:48am

The photos are all Steph's and they are great.  We have Sandhill cranes in the Okefenokee, Payne's Prairie and sometimes just in a cow pasture.  I love all babies, human and otherwise.  I find it hard to believe that 80% of hatchlings don't make it to the following year. 

Comment by Steph S. on June 20, 2012 at 4:46pm

Thank you Joan.

 

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