Birding, Birders and all things Birds

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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!

Location: Austin, TX
Members: 32
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

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Petey the Puffin tells the future

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Tuesday. 0 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

What songbirds tell us about how we learn

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 11. 1 Reply

When you throw a wild pitch or sing a flat note, it could be that your…Continue

Hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old history of remarkable change is far from complete

Started by Steph S. Apr 9. 0 Replies

The first comprehensive map of hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old family tree -- reconstructed based on careful analysis of 284 of the world's 338 known species -- tells a story of rapid and ongoing diversification. The decade-long study also helps…Continue

Pictures from my Coastal birding tip

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 9. 2 Replies

Recently I went to view the Whooping Cranes at a Wildlife refuge - putting up a few pics for everyone.…Continue

Massive seabird mortality reported in Atlantic

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 7. 1 Reply

March 2014: Following the severe storms of the last three months, more…Continue

A Bird Flies South, and It’s News

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Feb 7. 2 Replies

DUXBURY, Mass. — The snowy owl seemed almost complacent, showing the…Continue

Disinfect bird feeders twice monthly

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jan 10. 5 Replies

Studying the evolution of virulence in bird disease, researchers discovered that virulence increases once a disease is established in an area. They suggest that evolution toward virulence is assisted by easy transmission around bird feeders.Bird…Continue

Tags: disfinfect bird feeders, avian disease virulence

Human Expansion Is Leaving Osprey of Canaries Cornered

Started by Steph S. Nov 29, 2013. 0 Replies

Nov. 21, 2013 — A team of scientists from the GOHNIC Association in the…Continue

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Comment by Steph S. on May 11, 2012 at 12:02am
Oh how wonderful! Thank you Dallas! I'll watch that tomorrow .. I ran out of steam .. Need to sleep and recharge.
Comment by A Former Member on May 10, 2012 at 11:58pm

Klamath in Peril

 

Fifty years ago, the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge had the greatest concentration of waterfowl in North America. But in recent years, migration brings fewer and fewer birds. Water destined for the wetlands is diverted for agriculture, leaving birds high and dry, and sometimes dead. Host Bruce Gellerman spoke with American Bird Conservancy’s Steve Holmer and Steve Pedery of Oregon Wild about how water management and competing interests have caused the death of tens of thousands of birds. (7:35)

Comment by Steph S. on May 9, 2012 at 10:41pm
Thanks so much for the video Dallas! I really appreciate them!
Comment by A Former Member on May 9, 2012 at 10:33pm

This is another old video, so many of you have probably seen it. Still, it's a neat watch. The Lyre bird:

 

Comment by Steph S. on May 9, 2012 at 5:50pm

http://www.atheistnexus.org/forum/topics/need-advice-and-info-on-ca...

Sharing a great discussion on Mallard care with the group.

Comment by Steph S. on May 9, 2012 at 12:40pm

Thanks Dallas! I just love Starlings.It is very beautiful indeed.

I have a bunch of bird documentaries. If I don't have it I will make sure to add it to my collection.

Comment by A Former Member on May 9, 2012 at 12:16pm

This is not a new video. Some of you have probably seen it, buy it is very beautiful:

 

Comment by Steph S. on May 8, 2012 at 11:49pm
Yeah they are so cool! I just adore them! I sure do appreciate you posting the pictures. Now everyone in the group take a look!
Comment by A Former Member on May 8, 2012 at 10:57pm

My favs are the first, fourth, and last.

Comment by Steph S. on May 8, 2012 at 10:30pm
Wow Dallas those pictures are lovely! I'm adding those to my collection!
 

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