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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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Massive Bird Die-Off Puzzles Alaska Scientists

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Feb 3. 1 Reply

Thousands of dead seabirds have washed up on…Continue

Global seabird populations have dropped 70 per cent in past 60 years say researchers

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 22. 2 Replies

Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have revealed…Continue

High-flying birds recruited for meteorology

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Gerald Payne Oct 16, 2015. 1 Reply

Weather watching may soon be for the birds.Monitoring the flight…Continue

Arranged Bird Marriages Are Less Successful Than True Love

Started by Steph S. Sep 17, 2015. 0 Replies

Love ConnectionZebra finches have a lot in common with human couples: They…Continue

Songbird habitat affects reproduction, survival

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Steph S. Aug 28, 2015. 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, 2015. 0 Replies

Wildlife conservationists studying rare Little Terns nesting…Continue

Petey the Puffin tells the future

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 16, 2015. 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, 2015. 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, 2015. 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, 2015. 0 Replies

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Eye-tracking cameras show that peacocks checking out…Continue

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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

Comment by Steph S. on December 30, 2012 at 2:27pm

Green-winged Teal

Comment by Steph S. on December 28, 2012 at 10:50am

Thank Tony! Yes, I remember learning about the Bumblebee Bat in class. Thanks for the picture. I appreciate it.

Hope everyone has a good day today.

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 28, 2012 at 6:13am

I know this isn't a bird, but it does fly. The Bumblebee Bat, smallest mammal on the planet, weighing about as much as a penny (which is 2.5 gms).

Comment by Steph S. on December 26, 2012 at 11:18am

Canada Goose

 

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