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: on Wednesday

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Concentrated Solar Ravages Birds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Monday. 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 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 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 Patricia on December 28, 2012 at 12:49pm

Wow....never heard of that bat before! Interesting.

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.

Comment by booklover on December 28, 2012 at 7:58am

Thanks for showing us that Bat Tony!  Very cool!

Comment by Tony Carroll on December 28, 2012 at 6:13am

I know this isn't a bird, but it does fly. The Bumblebee Bat, smallest mammal on the planet, weighing about as much as a penny (which is 2.5 gms).

Comment by booklover on December 26, 2012 at 11:28am

Beautiful stained glass Tony. :)

Love the mother Goose and her goslings Steph. :)

 

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