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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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Birdology by Sy Montgomery (Delanceyplace.com)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan on Thursday. 1 Reply

This morning's vignette from Delanceyplace struck me as being worthy of mention here ... so here I am, mentioning it!  Enjoy. ===================== Birds are the only wild animals most people see every day. No matter where we live, birds live with…Continue

Tags: dinosaurs, birds

Climate Change favors ornament decrease

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Jan 25. 1 Reply

Those delightful extravagant male ornaments such as bright color and showy plumes are likely to disappear due to selective pressure from the changing climate.…Continue

Tags: birds lose beauty, fancy male plumage

Crows carry objects with sticks

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 29, 2016. 0 Replies

Crows are first animals spotted using tools to carry objectsNew Caledonian crows ... have been filmed inserting…Continue

Tags: use stick to carry object, tool use, New Caldonian crows

Wonders of the World, Birds

Started by Joan Denoo May 10, 2016. 0 Replies

Another gift from Angelica. It just takes my breath away to realize the great diversity that comes about by natural selection. No need for the god hypothesis.   Continue

Bird Window Strikes

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 3, 2016. 1 Reply

Urge nearby cities to dim high-rise lights during bird migration season....the average high-rise is responsible for 700 to 1,000 bird deaths a…Continue

Tags: high-rises kill birds, lights out programs, bird window collisions

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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

Comment by Steph S. on December 26, 2012 at 11:17am

That's beautiful Tony! Thanks so much for the stained glass bird.

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 26, 2012 at 11:10am

Tony, the stained glass window shines with color, almost luminescent. Lorena Perez Aros is one to keep an eye on. Thanks. 

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 26, 2012 at 10:45am

Here's something I found that's cool. A stained glass window by Chilean artist Lorena Perez Aros. Done in the cubist style. A Chucao bird.

Comment by Steph S. on December 24, 2012 at 12:18am

Short-billed Dowitcher

Comment by Steph S. on December 24, 2012 at 12:15am

Oh wow Tony! More beautiful birds.

Booklover thanks for the Blue-footed Booby. Aren't they cool?

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 23, 2012 at 2:31pm
Tony, your birds collection stun me with their beauty and diversity. "fascinating" said with the wisdom of Mr. Spock.
Comment by Tony Carroll on December 23, 2012 at 3:53am

Comment by Steph S. on December 23, 2012 at 12:37am
Thank you Tony for the lovely pictures. I've been so busy lately.
I'm so thankful for all of you.
 

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