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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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Bird flu found at 4 more Iowa farms with 2M chickens

Started by Steph S. Apr 27. 0 Replies

Some sad news today about the bird flu virus.State officials say the bird flu virus has been found in four more northwest Iowa poultry farms with more than 2 million chickens.The Iowa Department of Agriculture announced Monday there were probable…Continue

Researchers create tool to predict avian flu outbreaks

Started by Steph S. Apr 13. 0 Replies

A simple and effective portable tool to predict avian flu outbreaks on farms has been created by University of Guelph researchers.U of G researchers devised a real-time way to analyze chickens and other farm birds for avian flu. The tool uses a…Continue

Gulf Oil Spill still affects US birds

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 31. 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

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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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Comment by Tony Carroll on November 12, 2012 at 9:37pm

Bacon. I'm with you there, Dallas. Bacon IS one of the four major food groups, don'tcha know. Along with beer, cheese, and chocolate.

Melinda, we used clovers too. Also, don't know why this reminded me of it, but we used to suck on the honeysuckle flowers. Not much nectar, if any, but they sure were sweet.

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 12, 2012 at 9:27pm

Deviled eggs. Got my moms old recipe, and it is good!

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 12, 2012 at 9:25pm

Behind your ear, Dallas. Or we could make lei's or daisy chains like when we were kids.

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 12, 2012 at 9:21pm

Yes! A potluck picnic! How wonderful (and no dishes to wash, lol).

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 12, 2012 at 9:17pm

A potluck in Peru with Amazon Birding Peru to help and find those beautiful birds. We could eat off leaves from the tropical forest, drink out of bamboo sticks, and wear flowers in our hair. 

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 12, 2012 at 9:16pm

I would love, love, love to have dinner with you all so much I would be willing to (can't believe I'm gonna say this) wash the dishes! One can always dream. Anyway, another pic from the Amazon site;

 

Comment by Steph S. on November 12, 2012 at 8:53pm
Haha very funny Dallas! Nope there's a dish washing machine for that.
Comment by Steph S. on November 12, 2012 at 7:51pm

Wouldn't that be wonderful Dallas - all of us together having dinner.

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 12, 2012 at 7:36pm

Dallas, I would love that! 

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 12, 2012 at 5:42pm

Tony, the photos on Amazon Birding: Peru, amazes me, from where does all that color come? I have never seen such sights. thanks so much. 

Dallas, I will have Caesar Salad more often, it is so very good. Thanks. 

 

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