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

Started by Steph S. 16 hours ago. 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

Bird nests from my yard

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

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Comment by Sarah Walton on April 23, 2012 at 4:39pm
Comment by Joan Denoo on April 20, 2012 at 11:52am

Dallas, beautiful birds. Wish we had such populations in Spokane, WA. 

Comment by Steph S. on April 18, 2012 at 7:39pm
Hey Dallas! Welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on April 18, 2012 at 6:54pm
Hmmm... So birds love pollution huh? Interesting study .. I bet another study will find opposing results. Thanks for the article link Sentient.
Comment by Daniel W on April 18, 2012 at 6:47pm

Pollution helps male bird sing better? Interesting.

Comment by Steph S. on April 14, 2012 at 1:32am
Anyone see any cool birds lately?
Comment by Steph S. on April 5, 2012 at 10:39am
Richard Brown welcome to the group!
I heard owls last night! It was wonderful.
Comment by Steph S. on March 19, 2012 at 10:06am

Anyone go birding? I got to go hiking and birding this weekend. Anyone see any cool birds?

Comment by Steph S. on March 9, 2012 at 9:58pm

Thanks Joan -- I thought it was a very educational series myself.

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 9, 2012 at 9:07pm

Steph, I love your "inside" series. I don't have a lot of different birds, but your clues will help me identify what I do have. I especially like the "Color Pattern" video. 

 

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