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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. 22 hours ago. 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 Steph S. on April 30, 2013 at 11:09pm

Patricia I love that photo! WOW

Comment by Dominic Florio on April 29, 2013 at 3:37pm

SQUAWK, SQUAWK, SQUAWK...

Comment by Steph S. on April 29, 2013 at 10:46am

Red-tailed Hawk

Comment by Steph S. on April 28, 2013 at 1:52pm

Dominic those are lovely birds!

Thanks so very much!

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 28, 2013 at 1:16pm

Steph and Dominic, a beautiful set of pictures to start my day! 

Comment by Dominic Florio on April 28, 2013 at 9:59am

Comment by Steph S. on April 28, 2013 at 9:36am

Baltimore Oriole

Comment by Steph S. on April 28, 2013 at 9:34am

Thank you very much Joan!

Yes, booklover it is a grumpy hawk.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 28, 2013 at 12:35am

A very nice way to end a busy day! Such beautiful birds, Steph and Tony. 

Dallas, I was excited to see the "Weird Places: Göreme National Park" Turkey. I interviewed some women there about their lives living in caves. Exterior rooms eroded away exposing inside their homes; they carved deeper into the tuff. Beautiful art work from the 4th century to present still shows bright colors. They had a door system carved out solid rock that they rolled in place and invaders couldn't open. There were holes in floors to capture intruders who didn't know they were there. Very ingenious. 

Göreme National Park  images

Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia (UNESCO/NHK)

 

 

Comment by Steph S. on April 27, 2013 at 10:02pm

 

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