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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!

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Migratory shorebirds could face extinction within a decade

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 26. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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

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Comment by booklover on January 2, 2013 at 8:37am

I have never seen a Stellar Jay.  Really cool!  It's about 9 degrees here right now, so not many birds or mammals are out and about!

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 10:33pm

That Steller Jay is a beautiful bird, SB. Love the one you posted too, Steph.

Here is one from Amazon birding site I like to visit.

The Picaca.

Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 10:02pm

Sentient that is a Stellar Jay. You are correct. Here's a Stellar Jay picture for you to compare.

Comment by Daniel W on January 1, 2013 at 9:18pm

At my feeder today.  The blue is a Stellar Jay.  I think.

Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 4:25pm
Wow Tony! How beautiful!
Nature is so awesome!
Thanks so much!
Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 3:59pm

Was reading an article on albanism, and one of the examples given was this pic. Albino Peacock. Awesome looking bird.

Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 9:31am

Cool Tony!

Thank you so much for the Barred Antshrike photo.

Everyone have a Happy New Year 2013.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 9:06am

Comment by Steph S. on December 30, 2012 at 2:27pm

Green-winged Teal

Comment by Steph S. on December 28, 2012 at 10:50am

Thank Tony! Yes, I remember learning about the Bumblebee Bat in class. Thanks for the picture. I appreciate it.

Hope everyone has a good day today.

 

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