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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 November 15, 2012 at 8:12am

Love the Island Scrub Jay with the berry(?) in his mouth Tony!  Well, at least your pocketbook is happy!  Hope you get some time-off soon!

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 15, 2012 at 2:12am

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 14, 2012 at 10:31pm

Hi Steph. Good at work. Working next 4 days. Great for the old pocket book, lousy for everything else. Hope things are going great for you.

Comment by Steph S. on November 14, 2012 at 10:15pm
Thank you Tony for the Island Scrub Jay!
It's a beautiful bird!
How's work going?
Comment by Tony Carroll on November 14, 2012 at 9:45pm

Island Scrub Jay.

Comment by booklover on November 13, 2012 at 1:27pm

Mmmm oatmeal and raisin cookies and raspberry cheesecake!!!!! Thanks  Steph for the great pics!

Comment by Steph S. on November 13, 2012 at 11:45am

Canadian Goose

Comment by Steph S. on November 13, 2012 at 11:45am

Brown Pelican

Comment by Steph S. on November 13, 2012 at 11:44am

Sandpipers

Comment by Steph S. on November 13, 2012 at 11:42am

How about some oatmeal and raisin cookies for dessert?

Make sure to bring your optics with you so you get a clear image of the birds. Thank you booklover.

 

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