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!

Members: 35
Latest Activity: Nov 8

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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 Barbara Livingston 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 A Former Member on April 28, 2012 at 12:42pm

Awesome live webcame Sarah. I'm watching it now. I'll pass it along, too.

Comment by Sarah Walton on April 23, 2012 at 4:39pm
Comment by A Former Member on April 20, 2012 at 11:55am

Looks like the closer you get to the equator, the more exotic and colorful the birds (and insects) are.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 20, 2012 at 11:52am

Dallas, beautiful birds. Wish we had such populations in Spokane, WA. 

Comment by A Former Member on April 20, 2012 at 10:13am

Pretty Birds! on Tumblr.

Comment by A Former Member on April 18, 2012 at 7:49pm

Thanks Steph. I think you invited me once and I turned it down at the time. Too busy. I'm not a huge birder, but I do pay attention to the birds, and I feed and water them, and of course, i like  nature a lot.

Comment by Steph S. on April 18, 2012 at 7:39pm
Hey Dallas! Welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on April 18, 2012 at 6:54pm
Hmmm... So birds love pollution huh? Interesting study .. I bet another study will find opposing results. Thanks for the article link Sentient.
Comment by Daniel W on April 18, 2012 at 6:47pm

Pollution helps male bird sing better? Interesting.

Comment by Steph S. on April 14, 2012 at 1:32am
Anyone see any cool birds lately?
 

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