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!

Members: 35
Latest Activity: Nov 8

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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 Steph S. on November 10, 2012 at 12:21am

I love that animated GIF Dallas - thanks so much for posting it here. Beautiful!

Comment by A Former Member on November 9, 2012 at 11:03pm

I don't get anything that colorful around here. Only plain brown sparrows, it seems. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 9, 2012 at 10:14pm

What a sweet bird, Dallas, love to have him hang around my place ... got a nice safe feeder. 

Comment by A Former Member on November 9, 2012 at 10:06pm

An eastern yellow robin (Neil Fifer)

Comment by Steph S. on November 9, 2012 at 4:55pm

How beautiful Tony! Rainbow Lorikeet! What a beautiful sight.

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 9, 2012 at 12:39am

A rainbow lorikeet. From Australia.

Comment by Steph S. on November 7, 2012 at 11:45am
Kalliope welcome to the group! So glad to have you join us!
Comment by Steph S. on November 6, 2012 at 5:05pm

Hey booklover! Wasn't that the most awesome video. I loved it too.

Thank you Sentient for thinking of us and posting it here.

Appreciate it.

Comment by booklover on November 6, 2012 at 4:58pm

That video made me want to cry it was so sweet!  There may be no hope for humans, but animals are AWESOME!

Comment by Daniel W on November 6, 2012 at 4:49pm

Steph, I thought they were adorable!  Improbable, but adorable!  Must have been brought up together - I didn't think of that.  How else could they be playing?

 

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