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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 January 5, 2013 at 12:07pm

Love the owl picture Tony - very good camo there. The bird was very hard to see. It blended in so nicely with the tree.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 5, 2013 at 10:21am

You can't see me!

Comment by Steph S. on January 3, 2013 at 11:14am

Thank you Tony - beautiful bird.

You are right - they are out in all kinds of weather booklover.

Northern Pintail

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 10:33pm

That Steller Jay is a beautiful bird, SB. Love the one you posted too, Steph.

Here is one from Amazon birding site I like to visit.

The Picaca.

Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 10:02pm

Sentient that is a Stellar Jay. You are correct. Here's a Stellar Jay picture for you to compare.

Comment by Daniel W on January 1, 2013 at 9:18pm

At my feeder today.  The blue is a Stellar Jay.  I think.

Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 4:25pm
Wow Tony! How beautiful!
Nature is so awesome!
Thanks so much!
Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 3:59pm

Was reading an article on albanism, and one of the examples given was this pic. Albino Peacock. Awesome looking bird.

Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 9:31am

Cool Tony!

Thank you so much for the Barred Antshrike photo.

Everyone have a Happy New Year 2013.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 9:06am

 

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