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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 on Tuesday. 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 Lillie on May 17, 2013 at 10:16pm

Why don't I ever find photo ops like this one?  From National Geographic Photo of the Week.

Comment by Lillie on May 17, 2013 at 10:15pm

Comment by Dominic Florio on May 17, 2013 at 9:24pm

Not my birds.  Saw pic on internet.

Comment by Dominic Florio on May 17, 2013 at 9:23pm

Comment by Dominic Florio on May 17, 2013 at 9:23pm

Comment by Dominic Florio on May 17, 2013 at 9:21pm

Water fowl enjoy a mixed birdseed.  While not a complete diet, it is far better than junk food.  Bread would not hurt if one person was feeding it, but multiply that by everyone who comes into a park for example.  Just goes to show you that bread is not a good food for us either.  Basically empty calories.

Comment by Steph S. on May 17, 2013 at 9:20pm

Comment by Steph S. on May 17, 2013 at 9:20pm

Golden-hooded Tanager

Comment by Steph S. on May 17, 2013 at 9:19pm

Western Tanager

Comment by Steph S. on May 17, 2013 at 9:19pm

Indigo Bunting

 

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