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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. on Thursday. 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 May 23, 2013 at 10:13am

Beautiful bird Dominic - I'd have to research that one.

Tony that Hawk-headed Parrot is very cool.

Wonderful - thanks.

Comment by Tony Carroll on May 23, 2013 at 5:47am

                            Hawk Headed Parrott

Comment by Dominic Florio on May 21, 2013 at 2:03pm

I was wondering what he was.  Thanks for posting.

Comment by Dominic Florio on May 21, 2013 at 2:03pm

Comment by Steph S. on May 21, 2013 at 9:56am
Beautiful birds Tony! Thank you very much!
I always enjoy coming here to look at the wonderful posts. Makes my day. : )
Comment by Tony Carroll on May 21, 2013 at 9:04am

                         Cape Gannets at sunset

Comment by Tony Carroll on May 21, 2013 at 9:01am

                Northern Royal Flycatcher

Comment by Lillie on May 19, 2013 at 2:12pm

I have summer tanagers in my yard but rarely see them.  They stay up in the tree tops whereas the cardinals are everywhere.  Sometimes I get tricked by a tanager when I thought it was just a cardinal.

Comment by Lillie on May 18, 2013 at 8:54pm

We have screech owls in our woods but only hear them.  Have never seen them.

Comment by Steph S. on May 17, 2013 at 10:16pm

Thank you Dominic you are right. Bread is empty calories. Thanks for the beautiful bird picture Dominic and Lillie. Wow - that owl really blends in.

 

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