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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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These birds provide their own drum beat

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo yesterday. 1 Reply

Listen closely to a Java sparrow sing: Interspersed among the notes…Continue

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

Started by Steph S. Apr 27. 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

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Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2012 at 5:37pm

Cool booklover. I love regular and espresso coffee. I get up early - but I am more of a night owl myself.

Some days just too early for me - but I get up anyway.

Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2012 at 4:34pm

Wow that is something Patricia - you must look really cute then. Those are some cute owls.

The Coffee Owls are very cute!

Comment by Idaho Spud on October 26, 2012 at 2:25pm

Love the Coffee Owls booklover!

Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2012 at 11:06am

Welcome to the group Mr Peterdactyl - so glad you could join us.

You have wonderful Grackle pictures. Would be honored to see more of your photos.

Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2012 at 10:40am

Nice to hear booklover - hope you have a great day.

Cold front came in today. So it's pretty chilly outside.

Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2012 at 9:02am

Those owls are the cutest booklover - I am going to have to put that on my page.

How's your morning going?

Comment by Steph S. on October 25, 2012 at 1:01pm

Anyone planning a birding trip soon?

I need to buy a new birding scope for my trip - so I am doing research

Comment by Steph S. on October 25, 2012 at 10:47am

Thank you so much Joan - beautiful.

Nice seeing you all here - I enjoy your company.

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 24, 2012 at 9:54pm

I am unable to copy and send this photo, but it so pretty, I want you to see it. 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/catchlightdon/8050199453/in/pool-35016...

Comment by Steph S. on October 22, 2012 at 11:55pm
Thank you Ruth for the pumpkin with the bird carving. Beautiful!
 

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