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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!

Members: 34
Latest Activity: 23 hours ago

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Gulf Oil Spill still affects US birds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner 23 hours ago. 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 Steph S. on January 7, 2013 at 6:47am

Beautiful pictures Tony! WOW

And thank you Melinda and Joan. I am so glad you enjoy the pictures.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 7, 2013 at 3:12am

Tony and Steph, you outdid yourselves today with these splendid creatures. What a nice way to end the day; with visions of color, nature, and diversity. 

Tony, that one owl is almost invisible. Isn't evolution grand!

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 6, 2013 at 8:30pm

European Goldfinch.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 6, 2013 at 8:29pm

And this;

I just love owls, what can I say.

Comment by Steph S. on January 6, 2013 at 2:08pm

Cedar Waxwing

Comment by Steph S. on January 6, 2013 at 2:07pm

Beautiful flying owl Tony!

Thank so very much.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 6, 2013 at 11:54am

Comment by Steph S. on January 5, 2013 at 12:07pm

Love the owl picture Tony - very good camo there. The bird was very hard to see. It blended in so nicely with the tree.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 5, 2013 at 10:21am

You can't see me!

Comment by Steph S. on January 3, 2013 at 11:14am

Thank you Tony - beautiful bird.

You are right - they are out in all kinds of weather booklover.

Northern Pintail

 

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