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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!

Members: 35
Latest Activity: Feb 4

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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

Petey the Puffin tells the future

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 2, 2014. 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

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Comment by Tony Carroll on April 26, 2013 at 11:05pm

                                 Fischers Lovebirds

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 26, 2013 at 11:03pm

                             Moustached Parakeet

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 26, 2013 at 11:00pm

                               Red and Yellow Barbet

Comment by Steph S. on April 25, 2013 at 8:31pm

Dominic I love that photo!! It made me laugh.

Thanks for sharing.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 25, 2013 at 8:16pm

Dominic, each time I see this video I am surprised anew with the great diversity of that place. Natural process at their very best. 

Tony and Steph you each have an eye for interesting birds.

Comment by Dominic Florio on April 25, 2013 at 2:23pm

Comment by Dominic Florio on April 25, 2013 at 11:55am
Comment by Idaho Spud on April 23, 2013 at 7:45am

The coloration on the Brown Hawk is beautiful.

Comment by Idaho Spud on April 23, 2013 at 7:44am

Pandemonium is an apt word for a group of parrots.  They can be loud.  That many would be deafening.

Comment by Steph S. on April 23, 2013 at 12:07am

White-winged Dove

 

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