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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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Bird flu found at 4 more Iowa farms with 2M chickens

Started by Steph S. 10 hours ago. 0 Replies

Some sad news today about the bird flu virus.State officials say the bird flu virus has been found in four more northwest Iowa poultry farms with more than 2 million chickens.The Iowa Department of Agriculture announced Monday there were probable…Continue

Researchers create tool to predict avian flu outbreaks

Started by Steph S. Apr 13. 0 Replies

A simple and effective portable tool to predict avian flu outbreaks on farms has been created by University of Guelph researchers.U of G researchers devised a real-time way to analyze chickens and other farm birds for avian flu. The tool uses a…Continue

Gulf Oil Spill still affects US birds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 31. 0 Replies

Nearly five years after the Gulf Oil Spill, BP is still denying it's impact on wildlife. A National Wildlife Federation report cites 20 species still significantly affected. Migrating birds spread the toxins.The National Wildlife Federation’s report…Continue

Tags: BP oil spill

Why are snowy owls moving so far from their Arctic home? And where can I spot one?

Started by Steph S. Jan 4. 0 Replies

A snowy owl surveys photographer Conrad Kuiper from atop…Continue

Migratory shorebirds could face extinction within a decade

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 26, 2014. 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, 2014. 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, 2014. 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, 2014. 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 Barbara Livingston Jul 25, 2014. 1 Reply

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Comment by Lillie on April 18, 2013 at 10:26am

The little duckling (gosling?) and owl are so precious.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 18, 2013 at 9:52am
Dominic, these photos are so lovely! Looking at them gives me a sense of peace, they look pretty and soft.
Comment by Steph S. on April 17, 2013 at 8:52pm

Dominic those are so beautiful. I love all the photos. WOW! I am so happy to get more pictures for my collection.

Thank you everyone.

Comment by Dominic Florio on April 17, 2013 at 8:03pm

Comment by Steph S. on April 17, 2013 at 7:25pm
Yes they are so cute and beautiful birds! The owls have attitude!
Comment by Lillie on April 17, 2013 at 6:31pm

These little owls live in gopher holes in the ground.  We have them in south Florida.  They are so cute.

Comment by Steph S. on April 16, 2013 at 8:24pm

Tony - those are wonderful bird pictures.

Dominic I love the mustaches.

Booklover - really love the owls.

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 16, 2013 at 2:38pm

Dominic, I'm with you. Love the moustaches.

Comment by Lillie on April 16, 2013 at 1:45pm

Evolution resulted in some beautiful creatures.  We are so fortunate to be able to witness these in person or in pictures.  Dominic lol with the mustache.

Comment by Dominic Florio on April 16, 2013 at 1:32pm

Inca Terns, I have always found mustaches to be hot.  The Inca ter agrees with me.

 

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