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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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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 March 11, 2013 at 7:06am

Swinhoes Pheasant

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 11, 2013 at 7:03am

Looks like a bird, huh. The Flying Duck orchid.

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 11, 2013 at 6:59am

Puffin. It's lunchtime!

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 11, 2013 at 6:52am

Jacobian pigeons.

Comment by Barry Miller on March 8, 2013 at 6:25pm
Thanks Steph,
Hello everyone
I'm new to birding, but had intrest in trying to photograph birds for several years.
These are some great pictures everyone has posted here.
Comment by Steph S. on March 8, 2013 at 5:01pm

Barry welcome to the group!

Comment by Steph S. on March 8, 2013 at 11:14am

Thank you Tony and Dominic - I really love the pictures you posted. Lovely.

Comment by Dominic Florio on March 6, 2013 at 9:20am

The Golden Pheasant is fairly common in captivity and I hope to get a pair this year.  The Gouldian finch is seen with a purple breast and either a black or red face, in the wild.  In captivity, they have been bred into many mutations as seen here.

Comment by booklover on March 6, 2013 at 8:16am

Love your Crane pictures Steph!  Tony, you found some gorgeous birds to show us!  Thanks!  It makes me happy to look at beautiful nature.~ Melinda

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 6, 2013 at 1:05am

Tony, thanks so much. These are lovely. I wonder how the person/bird was able to be so agile? Oh! to live in a place that has so many varieties. 

 

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