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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: 34
Latest Activity: 5 hours ago

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These birds provide their own drum beat

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Joan Denoo 5 hours ago. 1 Reply

Listen closely to a Java sparrow sing: Interspersed among the notes…Continue

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

Tags: BP oil spill

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

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Comment by Steph S. on July 21, 2012 at 9:47pm
Tammy S so nice to have you join the group!
Comment by Steph S. on July 21, 2012 at 9:44pm
Cool thank you Loren!
Comment by Loren Miller on July 21, 2012 at 9:37pm

I don't get many bird pix, but if I catch something of interest, I'll post it here.

Comment by Steph S. on July 21, 2012 at 9:31pm

Loren thanks you for joining the group and postings your hawk pictures! Thank you!

Comment by Steph S. on July 21, 2012 at 1:25am
Thank you Joan you are so sweet to post the lovely Bluebird pictures! I appreciate it!
Comment by Joan Denoo on July 21, 2012 at 1:12am
Comment by Steph S. on July 21, 2012 at 1:03am
Oh thank you so much Joan! They are such beautiful owl pictures. So beautiful. I really like your arrogant owl.
Have a super weekend!
Comment by Joan Denoo on July 21, 2012 at 12:48am

Steph, happily I add my little arrogant owl:

Life is full of laughs!

Comment by Steph S. on July 20, 2012 at 12:10pm

I saw a Great Blue Heron! So beautiful!

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 18, 2012 at 10:44am

Lillie, where were you to see all these birds? what a treat!

 

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