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: 35
Latest Activity: on Wednesday

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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

Migrating Birds Could Inspire New Military Tech

Started by Steph S. May 21. 0 Replies

Hypersonic drones, flying armored cars, space planes — these are the kinds…Continue

'Teenage' songbirds experience high mortality due to many causes, study finds

Started by Steph S. May 8. 0 Replies

Nearly one-third of songbird species across North America are…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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