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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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Latest Activity: Apr 13

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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

Bird nests from my yard

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Barbara Livingston Jul 25, 2014. 1 Reply

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Neonicotinoids kill songbirds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jul 11, 2014. 1 Reply

Second Silent Spring? Bird Declines Linked to Popular PesticidesResearch from the Netherlands…Continue

Tags: bird mortality, neonicotinoids

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Comment by Joan Denoo on July 27, 2012 at 12:54am

Tammy S, I like that caption!

Comment by Tammy S on July 26, 2012 at 7:46pm

That shot begs the caption, "You lookin' at me?" Nice one!

Comment by Steph S. on July 26, 2012 at 6:56pm

Thanks so much Joan!

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 26, 2012 at 6:53pm

Steph, I ran across this today and thought you might like it!

Comment by Steph S. on July 21, 2012 at 10:29pm
Awesome Tammy! Can't wait!
Comment by Tammy S on July 21, 2012 at 10:24pm

I'm glad you enjoyed it. I'll try to find the pics, I need to upload them to photobucket for safekeeping anyway, it will give me an excuse to get off my butt, find them and finish uploading the family photos! LOL

Comment by Steph S. on July 21, 2012 at 10:15pm
I mean hummingbird video!
Comment by Steph S. on July 21, 2012 at 10:14pm
Would love to see your bird pictures Tammy! Thanks for the hummingbird picture.
Comment by Tammy S on July 21, 2012 at 10:04pm

Albino Humming Bird - I was looking for a video on fixing the washing machine dasher and found this video and a few others among this man's collection.

Comment by Tammy S on July 21, 2012 at 9:59pm

Aww thank you for creating it Steph! I'll have to find my bird pictures and take a few new ones of my Amazon and these spoiled ravens and starlings that are decorating my deck and stealing my dog food! I just have to 'remember' to do it now that I've promised it! LOL

 

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