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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: 32
Latest Activity: Apr 11

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What songbirds tell us about how we learn

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 11. 1 Reply

When you throw a wild pitch or sing a flat note, it could be that your…Continue

Hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old history of remarkable change is far from complete

Started by Steph S. Apr 9. 0 Replies

The first comprehensive map of hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old family tree -- reconstructed based on careful analysis of 284 of the world's 338 known species -- tells a story of rapid and ongoing diversification. The decade-long study also helps…Continue

Pictures from my Coastal birding tip

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 9. 2 Replies

Recently I went to view the Whooping Cranes at a Wildlife refuge - putting up a few pics for everyone.…Continue

Massive seabird mortality reported in Atlantic

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 7. 1 Reply

March 2014: Following the severe storms of the last three months, more…Continue

A Bird Flies South, and It’s News

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo Feb 7. 2 Replies

DUXBURY, Mass. — The snowy owl seemed almost complacent, showing the…Continue

Disinfect bird feeders twice monthly

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jan 10. 5 Replies

Studying the evolution of virulence in bird disease, researchers discovered that virulence increases once a disease is established in an area. They suggest that evolution toward virulence is assisted by easy transmission around bird feeders.Bird…Continue

Tags: disfinfect bird feeders, avian disease virulence

Human Expansion Is Leaving Osprey of Canaries Cornered

Started by Steph S. Nov 29, 2013. 0 Replies

Nov. 21, 2013 — A team of scientists from the GOHNIC Association in the…Continue

Add Your Voice to Protect the Red Knot from Extinction

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Liz E Nov 26, 2013. 1 Reply

The Red Knot has one of the most impressive migrations in the…Continue

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Comment by A Former Member on November 11, 2012 at 9:55am

A few more colorful birds. (Photos are posted for educational and informational purposes only. Copyright remains with the owners.)

species unknown

A Lavender Waxbill

Andean Cock of the Rock

Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

Photo: BOP Picture

One of the varieties of Birds of Paradise, I believe. This one looks like a stained glass.

Photo: BOP Picture

A red legged honeycreeper.

Comment by A Former Member on November 11, 2012 at 9:14am

That is nice. A lot more colorful than the pigeons we have here. 

Comment by booklover on November 11, 2012 at 9:11am

Tony, I love that pink-necked pigeon!  Nature is so beautiful!

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 11, 2012 at 8:46am

A Pink-necked Green Pigeon. From SE Asia.

Comment by A Former Member on November 10, 2012 at 8:51pm

Thanks Steph. It may be short-lived though. The Internet is such an addiction, and it takes up too much of my time. 

Comment by Steph S. on November 10, 2012 at 8:46pm

Spud that is a beautiful bird picture.

Patricia thanks for the Snowbirds - it must be very cool to see them perform.

Comment by Steph S. on November 10, 2012 at 8:45pm

Nice to see you back on the site Dallas! Sure did miss you!

Glad you are back.

Comment by Patricia on November 10, 2012 at 6:31pm

Our SnowBIRDS.....hahaha.....they fly over our town for rehearsing sometimes.

Comment by Patricia on November 10, 2012 at 6:14pm

Beauties.....thanks for such gorgeous photos guys.

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 10, 2012 at 5:57pm

Thanks Jimmy, I have a feeder that will work with Niger. 

 

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