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Why Timing of Bird Migration Is Changing

Nov. 12, 2013 — Researchers at the University of East Anglia have found out why birds are migrating earlier and earlier each year. Expert…

Started by Steph S.Latest Reply

Killing one owl to save another - huh?

Many of you have probably heard this one - the USFWS and decided in its infinite wisdom that yes, the only way we can save that Northern Sp…

Started by Liz ELatest Reply

Evolutlion of feathers in 3 min

A TED video on the evolution of feathers.

Started by Ruth Anthony-GardnerLatest Reply

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Iceland seabird collapse - danger signal

Iceland's Seabird Colonies Are Vanishing, With "Massive" Chick Deaths puffins, kittiwakes, and terns Iceland is home to the world's largest…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 on Wednesday
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Concentrated Solar Ravages Birds

Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air I'm a solar power enthusiast, but this turns my stomach. We need a different approach. IVANPA…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Aug 25
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Climate Change and blood-sucking eye worms

Climate Change raises the frequency of heavy rainfall events. If the sudden crash of quail in Texas in 2010 is a symptom of how deluges imp…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 16
Reply by Joan Denoo

Bird nests from my yard

Hope you enjoyed them they are White-winged Dove nests

Started by Steph S.

1 Jul 25
Reply by BarbaraSATX

Neonicotinoids kill songbirds

Second Silent Spring? Bird Declines Linked to Popular Pesticides Research from the Netherlands shows that neonicotinoid insecticides are ki…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jul 11
Reply by Grinning Cat

CA Raptors not breeding

Amid California’s Drought, Raptors Are Having One Of The Worst Breeding Seasons On Record image source Raptor nests are empty in Californi…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 9

Petey the Puffin tells the future

Here's Petey the Puffin, trying to swallow a butterfish that's far too large for his throat. ... the little grey fluff ball... keeps tossin…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Jun 2
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Pictures from my Coastal birding tip

Recently I went to view the Whooping Cranes at a Wildlife refuge - putting up a few pics for everyone. Green-winged Teal Reddish Egret and…

Started by Steph S.

6 May 25
Reply by Steph S.

Migrating Birds Could Inspire New Military Tech

Hypersonic drones, flying armored cars, space planes — these are the kinds of projects for which DARPA, or the U.S. Defense Advanced Resea…

Started by Steph S.

0 May 21

'Teenage' songbirds experience high mortality due to many causes, study finds

Nearly one-third of songbird species across North America are experiencing long-term declines. Scientists have spent years researching pote…

Started by Steph S.

0 May 8


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