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: 12 hours ago

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Concentrated Solar Ravages Birds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Monday. 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 Sentient Biped on November 6, 2012 at 4:49pm

Steph, I thought they were adorable!  Improbable, but adorable!  Must have been brought up together - I didn't think of that.  How else could they be playing?

Comment by Steph S. on November 6, 2012 at 4:47pm

Thank you Sentient. Very enjoyable video.

Comment by Steph S. on November 6, 2012 at 4:46pm

What a very sweet video you posted. I am sure they were brought up together.

Comment by Sentient Biped on November 6, 2012 at 4:25pm

Speaking of owls....

Speaking of birds and cats....

Hard for me to beleive this video is possible.

Comment by Steph S. on November 4, 2012 at 8:54pm
Tony thanks for the Tanager photo! Beautiful bird!
Comment by Steph S. on November 4, 2012 at 8:53pm
Thank you Jimmy for posting your owl picture! Welcome to the group!
Comment by Jimmy McCann on November 4, 2012 at 7:55pm

Comment by booklover on November 4, 2012 at 8:19am

That is a gorgeous bird Tony.  It looks like he's wearing a little gold helmet. lol.

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 4, 2012 at 2:05am

Was reading an article on Macchu Pichu when this little fellow popped. A Saffron-crowned Tanager. Seems he lives on the eastern side of the Andes in the Amazon forrest, but shows up quite often in Macchu Pichu. Beautiful little bird.

Comment by Patricia on November 2, 2012 at 7:46pm

Such beauty....love to look...thanks!

 

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