Birding, Birders and all things Birds


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: 32
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

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Petey the Puffin tells the future

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Tuesday. 0 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

What songbirds tell us about how we learn

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 11. 1 Reply

When you throw a wild pitch or sing a flat note, it could be that your…Continue

Hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old history of remarkable change is far from complete

Started by Steph S. Apr 9. 0 Replies

The first comprehensive map of hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old family tree -- reconstructed based on careful analysis of 284 of the world's 338 known species -- tells a story of rapid and ongoing diversification. The decade-long study also helps…Continue

Pictures from my Coastal birding tip

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 9. 2 Replies

Recently I went to view the Whooping Cranes at a Wildlife refuge - putting up a few pics for everyone.…Continue

Massive seabird mortality reported in Atlantic

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 7. 1 Reply

March 2014: Following the severe storms of the last three months, more…Continue

A Bird Flies South, and It’s News

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Feb 7. 2 Replies

DUXBURY, Mass. — The snowy owl seemed almost complacent, showing the…Continue

Disinfect bird feeders twice monthly

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jan 10. 5 Replies

Studying the evolution of virulence in bird disease, researchers discovered that virulence increases once a disease is established in an area. They suggest that evolution toward virulence is assisted by easy transmission around bird feeders.Bird…Continue

Tags: disfinfect bird feeders, avian disease virulence

Human Expansion Is Leaving Osprey of Canaries Cornered

Started by Steph S. Nov 29, 2013. 0 Replies

Nov. 21, 2013 — A team of scientists from the GOHNIC Association in the…Continue

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Comment by Steph S. on June 11, 2012 at 12:02pm

A man is but the product of his thoughts; what he thinks, he becomes.
Mahatma Gandhi

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Zig Ziglar

Comment by Steph S. on June 7, 2012 at 10:34am

Wow! I don't think any of my experiences can beat birding with Roger Tory Peterson. How wonderful!

I would love to hear your birding tales. I bet your stories are wonderful Lillie.

Comment by Lillie on June 7, 2012 at 9:24am

I am a senior birder.  Don't do much these days but have had the most glorious experiences in Costa Rica.  Also, went birding with Roger Tory Peterson.  Priceless.  Look forward to hearing of others experiences.

Comment by Steph S. on June 7, 2012 at 9:23am
Lillie welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on June 6, 2012 at 11:23am

So glad to have you here!

Welcome to the group George!

Comment by Steph S. on May 29, 2012 at 11:28pm

Thank you Joan for posting your woodpecker photo. I would love to see more of your lovely birds.

Comment by Joan Denoo on May 29, 2012 at 10:29pm

Woodpeckers on my roof

Much as I don't like them pecking on my house, I love them in the garden. Fun to watch and hear.

Comment by Steph S. on May 25, 2012 at 11:45am

Welcome to the group Jonathan!

Comment by Steph S. on May 22, 2012 at 11:59pm
Thank you for the link Joan! I appreciate it!
Comment by Joan Denoo on May 22, 2012 at 11:06pm

Birdcall challenge

Just discovered this. 


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