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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 booklover on November 11, 2012 at 9:57am

GORGEOUS Dallas!

Comment by A Former Member on November 11, 2012 at 9:55am

A few more colorful birds. (Photos are posted for educational and informational purposes only. Copyright remains with the owners.)

species unknown

A Lavender Waxbill

Andean Cock of the Rock

Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

Photo: BOP Picture

One of the varieties of Birds of Paradise, I believe. This one looks like a stained glass.

Photo: BOP Picture

A red legged honeycreeper.

Comment by A Former Member on November 11, 2012 at 9:14am

That is nice. A lot more colorful than the pigeons we have here. 

Comment by booklover on November 11, 2012 at 9:11am

Tony, I love that pink-necked pigeon!  Nature is so beautiful!

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 11, 2012 at 8:46am

A Pink-necked Green Pigeon. From SE Asia.

Comment by A Former Member on November 10, 2012 at 8:51pm

Thanks Steph. It may be short-lived though. The Internet is such an addiction, and it takes up too much of my time. 

Comment by Steph S. on November 10, 2012 at 8:46pm

Spud that is a beautiful bird picture.

Patricia thanks for the Snowbirds - it must be very cool to see them perform.

Comment by Steph S. on November 10, 2012 at 8:45pm

Nice to see you back on the site Dallas! Sure did miss you!

Glad you are back.

Comment by Patricia on November 10, 2012 at 6:31pm

Our SnowBIRDS.....hahaha.....they fly over our town for rehearsing sometimes.

Comment by Patricia on November 10, 2012 at 6:14pm

Beauties.....thanks for such gorgeous photos guys.

 

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