Category Archives: Birds

Bird Cams: West Texas Hummingbird Cam Returns To The Davis Mountains

Watch over a dozen species jockey for the feeders on the 2018 West Texas Hummingbird cam. West Texas Welcomes Back Hummingbirds The West Texas hummingbird cam sponsored by Perky-Pet is back just as spring migration is hitting full stride! Over the cam season, viewers … Continue reading

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News from the Tree Care for Birds Project

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Bird Cams: Barred Owls Hatch & Ospreys Return To Hellgate

Watch the female Barred Owl unveil three owlets when she departs the nest box to pick up a chipmunk. Three Owlets Hatch On Barred Owl Cam On the Barred Owl cam, a trio of white, down-covered owlets are now officially the center of the … Continue reading

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As Spring Arrives, Breeding Season Begins On The Bird Cams

Learn Who’s Who On The Manakin Cam Learn about the male Lance-tailed Manakins and why they form display partnerships in this informational highlight. New Perspectives On The Barred Owl Cam This year on the Barred Owl cam, we launched a new … Continue reading

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The Barred Owl Cam Is Back Online With Two Eggs and a New Outside View

The female owl is currently incubating two eggs, with a third possible on Friday. Who’s (Back) On Cam For You? Nestled into a wooded backyard in central Indiana, a pair of owls have returned to breed for a fifth consecutive season on … Continue reading

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Limited Time Bird Print Sale!

In honor of the release of my new book, Birds of the Photo Ark, we are offering a limited time sale on these five hand selected signed prints! Click here Use the promo code BIRDS2018 at check out to get 50% off any … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Waterbirds

In WildlifeTags birding, coast, estuary, ocean, Water, waterbird, wetland  March 2, 2018   Steve Boyes THE AFRICAN JACANA HAS A POLYANDROUS BREEDING SYSTEM, WHERE FEMALES MATE WITH MULTIPLE MALES AND THE MALES CARE FOR THE YOUNG (EDWIN GODINHO) THE GREAT CORMORANT IS THE MOST WIDESPREAD CORMORANT SPECIES, THEY ARE FOUND FROM … Continue reading

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Top 25: Wild Birds on the Edge – February 9, 2018

A CRITICALLY ENDANGERED WHITE-BACKED VULTURE IN THE SERENGETI, TANZANIA. VULTURES WORLDWIDE ARE UNDER THREAT BECAUSE OF TOXINS IN THE CARCASSES THEY EAT, THESE TOXINS INCLUDE VETERINARY DRUGS, LEAD AND POISON LACED WITHIN CARCASSES TO KILL PREDATORS OR SOMETIMES VULTURES THEMSELVES … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #124

In WildlifeTags bird photography, birding, wild bird revolution, wild bird trust  Steve Boyes A BARN SWALLOW PHOTOGRAPHED BEAUTIFULLY IN FLIGHT (HEMANT KIROLA) THE RANGE OF THE ENDANGERED EGYPTIAN VULTURE IS HIGHLY DEPENDENT ON ITS PRIMARY FOOD SOURCES, LIVESTOCK CARCASSES AND HUMAN WASTE (RAJEEV TYAGI) BLACK KITES … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #118

In Changing Planet    Steve Boyes A VIBRANT FEMALE INDIAN PARADISE-FLYCATCHER PHOTOGRAPHED BY VISHAL MONAKAR. THERE ARE 6 SPECIES OF PARADISE-FLYCATCHERS IN ASIA AND GENETIC STUDIES REVEAL THAT THE INDIAN PARADISE-FLYCATCHER IS LIKELY ONE OF THE ORIGINAL ANCESTORS OF THIS GROUP. THE … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #117

In Wildlife & Wild Places    Steve Boyes WHEN BIRDS USE THE SAME HABITAT AND SAME FOOD SOURCES, ONE WILL OFTEN OUTCOMPETE THE OTHER. IN NORTH AMERICA THIS WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH WOULD THEORETICALLY COMPETE WITH THE VERY SIMILAR, PYGMY NUTHATCH. HOWEVER THESE TWO … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #116

Changing Planet  Steve Boyes A SOUTHERN RED-BILLED HORNBILL PREENING ITS FEATHERS. THIS SPECIES OCCURS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA, UP TO MALAWI AND ZAMBIA. THIS HORNBILL WAS PHOTOGRAPHED IN SOUTH AFRICA’S KRUGER NATIONAL PARK BY MICHAL RICHTER   THE BLACK-CAPPED KINGFISHER’S BRILLIANT BLUE … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #115

In Changing Planet  Steve Boyes A RUFOUS-NAPED LARK PHOTOGRAPHED IN KENYA BY GANESH RAO. RUFOUS-NAPED LARKS HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO MIMIC OTHER SPECIES CALLS. IN KENYA, AN INDIVIDUAL WAS FOUND TO USE THE CALL OF THE ABYSSINIAN NIGHTJAR INSTEAD OF ITS OWN … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #114

In Wildlife & Wild Places  Steve Boyes THE WHITE-BELLIED SEA EAGLE OCCURS ALONG THE COASTS OF AUSTRALASIA AND INDIA. HERE IT HAS CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE TO MANY COMMUNITIES. FOR EXAMPLE ON NISSAN ISLAND (PAPUA NEW GUINEA), THE EAGLE’S CALL IS BELIEVED TO SIGNAL … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #113

In Changing Planet  Steve Boyes A BEAUTIFUL BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD PROBING FOR NECTAR AT A COLUMBINE FLOWER. THIS HUMMINGBIRD IS A FEMALE, SHE IS LACKING THE BLACK PATCH ON THE CHIN WHICH DISTINGUISHES THE TWO SEXES. PHOTO BY JOLA CHARLTON   IN THE … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #112

Posted by Steve Boyes of National Geographic Expeditions An Arrow-marked Babbler photographed by Martin Heigan at Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa. These birds form groups of between 3 and 15 individuals, larger groups will defend bigger territories Bar-tailed Godwits breed in the Arctic … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #111

Posted by Steve Boyes of National Geographic Expeditions in Voices for Wildlife Barn Swallows catch prey on the wing. Their diet varies depending on where they are and the time of year. During the breeding season, Barn Swallows prey mainly on large flies which sustain … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #110

Posted by Steve Boyes of National Geographic Expeditions An Asian Barred Owlet captured beautifully in its preferred woodland habitat. Photo by Amit Srivastava   You will often hear the distinctive call of the Bald Eagle in American films. Photo by Leslie Reagan   … Continue reading

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