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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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Migratory shorebirds could face extinction within a decade

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 26. 1 Reply

Migrating shorebirds that travel to Australia from Siberia are under serious threat from development, which is destroying the vital feeding grounds they rely on during the epic journey.Director of Deakin University’s Centre for Integrative Ecology…Continue

Migratory shorebirds could face extinction within a decade

Started by Steph S. Sep 26. 0 Replies

Migrating shorebirds that travel to Australia from Siberia are under serious threat from development, which is destroying the vital feeding grounds they rely on during the epic journey.Director of Deakin University’s Centre for Integrative Ecology…Continue

Concentrated Solar Ravages Birds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 25. 2 Replies

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

Tags: mortality, bird, , concentrated, solar, arrays"

Climate Change and blood-sucking eye worms

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Aug 16. 1 Reply

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 impact wild birds, we are in trouble.…Continue

Tags: quail, blood-sucking eye worms

Bird nests from my yard

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by BarbaraSATX Jul 25. 1 Reply

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Petey the Puffin tells the future

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 2. 2 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

Pictures from my Coastal birding tip

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Steph S. May 25. 6 Replies

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

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Comment by Tony Carroll on February 28, 2013 at 8:17pm

Owl in flight, from the side.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 28, 2013 at 8:16pm

Bald Eagle. Beautiful bird.

Comment by Steph S. on February 27, 2013 at 10:05pm

Comment by Steph S. on February 27, 2013 at 5:58am

Love the Owl Yoga! Funny

And the Taiwan Blue Magpie is so beautiful, Thanks so very much Tony.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 27, 2013 at 5:57am

Owl Yoga? lol

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 27, 2013 at 5:53am
The Taiwan Blue Magpie: Scientific name: Urocissa caerulea. The Taiwan Blue Magpie, also called the Taiwan Magpie or Formosan Blue Magpie or the "long-tailed mountain lady", is a member of the Crow family. It is an endemic species living in the mountains of Taiwan.
Comment by Steph S. on February 24, 2013 at 7:21pm

Joan thanks so much for the lovely picture.

Comment by Steph S. on February 24, 2013 at 7:20pm

DHK thanks for joining - welcome to the group. I am downloading the pictures off my camera - should have them up in a day or so.

Comment by amer chohan on February 24, 2013 at 5:03am

Name of Whooping Crane Festival, these wonderful pictures etc. all are expansion of beautiful side of reality for me(as they were non-existant for me before). I am thankful to you people for such additions.

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 23, 2013 at 10:01pm

The wonders and diversity of nature, in all its forms and functions, boggles my mind. Not only the individual animal that evolves to its present characteristics, but the niche that it fills in the science of things amazes me. Nature supports only as much as it can sustain; the rest die off. Nature, wiser than humans, lives in balance.

 

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