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: 21 hours ago

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Concentrated Solar Ravages Birds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Tuesday. 1 Reply

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 Steph S. on March 4, 2012 at 11:53am
Sarah - welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on February 14, 2012 at 11:43pm
Jocelyn - welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on February 14, 2012 at 5:46pm
Welcome to the group Terri!
Comment by Sentient Biped on February 12, 2012 at 5:02pm

Blue Jays come to my feeder often.  They are boisterous and lively.  Mostly I get finches and chicadees, but the variety is endless!

Comment by Steph S. on February 12, 2012 at 2:54pm

Blue Jay -Cyanocitta cristata

Comment by Steph S. on February 12, 2012 at 2:53pm

Richard -- thanks for joining the group! It's nice to have you here.

Comment by Steph S. on February 10, 2012 at 11:59pm
I just love Cardinals. I hear their birdsong during the dawn chorus and see them quite often - especially while hiking. They are such beautiful birds.
Comment by Sentient Biped on February 10, 2012 at 10:28pm

That cardinal is beautiful.  Where I grew up in Illinois, cardinals overwintered in our yard.  I've never seen one here in western Washington and western Oregon.

Comment by Steph S. on January 20, 2012 at 10:54am

Northern Cardinal

Cardinalis cardinalis

Comment by Steph S. on January 8, 2012 at 5:56pm
Joan - welcome to the group!
 

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