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: Apr 11

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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

Add Your Voice to Protect the Red Knot from Extinction

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Liz E Nov 26, 2013. 1 Reply

The Red Knot has one of the most impressive migrations in the…Continue

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Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 3:59pm

Was reading an article on albanism, and one of the examples given was this pic. Albino Peacock. Awesome looking bird.

Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 9:31am

Cool Tony!

Thank you so much for the Barred Antshrike photo.

Everyone have a Happy New Year 2013.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 9:06am

Comment by Steph S. on December 30, 2012 at 2:27pm

Green-winged Teal

Comment by Patricia on December 28, 2012 at 12:49pm

Wow....never heard of that bat before! Interesting.

Comment by Steph S. on December 28, 2012 at 10:50am

Thank Tony! Yes, I remember learning about the Bumblebee Bat in class. Thanks for the picture. I appreciate it.

Hope everyone has a good day today.

Comment by booklover on December 28, 2012 at 7:58am

Thanks for showing us that Bat Tony!  Very cool!

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 28, 2012 at 6:13am

I know this isn't a bird, but it does fly. The Bumblebee Bat, smallest mammal on the planet, weighing about as much as a penny (which is 2.5 gms).

Comment by booklover on December 26, 2012 at 11:28am

Beautiful stained glass Tony. :)

Love the mother Goose and her goslings Steph. :)

Comment by Steph S. on December 26, 2012 at 11:18am

Canada Goose

 

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