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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: 32
Latest Activity: on Saturday

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What songbirds tell us about how we learn

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Saturday. 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

Add Your Voice to Protect the Red Knot from Extinction

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Liz E Nov 26, 2013. 1 Reply

The Red Knot has one of the most impressive migrations in the…Continue

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Comment by Joan Denoo on January 15, 2013 at 8:58pm

Dominic, you have created your paradise! Great life. 

Comment by Steph S. on January 15, 2013 at 8:36pm

How wonderful Dominic that you care for birds. Thanks for sharing your story.

Comment by Dominic Florio on January 15, 2013 at 8:29pm

I grew up in Queens NY, in the suburbs, and walking out into our mostly cement backyard one day, I found a gorgeous dead bird.  My dad and I looked it up and I always remember that it was a scarlet tanager. Now I live in FL on an acre and one half and one morning I had the thrill of seeing a pair interacting and flying back and forth. 

Recently, at a bird sale, there were threee pair of Madarine ducks for sale and I was just about to buy at least a pair, when i was told they were already sold.  I keep many birds and they are a species I've always wanted. 

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 15, 2013 at 8:26pm

Thanks, Steph. I thought so, and looked like the photos on birding site, just wasn't sure. Thanks for the info. Really appreciate it.

Comment by Steph S. on January 15, 2013 at 8:22pm

Tony I just love that bird (parakeet) drinking from the straw - I also love the mother owl with chick photo. Lovely!

Comment by Steph S. on January 15, 2013 at 8:21pm

Tony that bird is a

Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)

 

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 15, 2013 at 8:10pm

Mother owl grooming her chick.

Comment by Patricia on January 15, 2013 at 12:23pm

Well uh burd gitz furstee yuh no!!!!

Comment by Idaho Spud on January 15, 2013 at 9:31am

Joan, that tongue twister is a tough one for me to say.

Comment by booklover on January 15, 2013 at 7:52am

Tony, I'm stealing that drinking-bird picture.  How funny!!!

 

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