Category Archives: Birds

Trip Report–Tecolote Canyon, 7/20/2019

Hello, all. Below is our trip report for the Palomar Audubon walk at Tecolote Canyon yesterday. The walk was attended by about 20 enlightened souls. Many thanks to Martha Wild for her bird listing skills, and to Charlotte Morris for … Continue reading

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Guajome Park Birding on July 13, 2019

A group of 31 birders gathered for our semi-annual count at Guajome. The day start off with limited visibility but soon cleared to become the usual hot July day we have been experiencing. We were blessed with a family of … Continue reading

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Escondido Christmas Bird Count Results

Eighty-six people participated in the Escondido Christmas bird count held on January 5. Twenty-five teams recorded 25,600 individual birds and 152 species (seven below our all-time high of 159). Twenty-two species were only recorded by a single team. All teams … Continue reading

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Wondrous Events at Snow Goose Festival 2019

Let Us Take You Under Our Wing & Show You the Magic of the Pacific Flyway!January 23-27, 2019 The Snow Goose Festival proudly offers local and visiting birders, nature enthusiasts and families a unique blend of opportunities to learn about and experience Chico and the surrounding areas.  Over … Continue reading

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San Diego Christmas Bird Count – land bird shortage?

From: Justyn StahlDate: Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:57:26 PST  Birders, Now that I have received and compiled all of the data for the 66th San Diego Christmas Bird Count, the final count stands at 216. Having already presented the highlights (https://groups.io/g/SanDiegoRegionBirding/message/9114), I … Continue reading

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2019 San Diego Bird Festival

Join San Diego Audubon Society for the San Diego Bird Festival San Diego Bird Festival is coming, February 27-March 3, 2019 This annual celebration of the wild birds and habitats of San Diego County will feature field trips to every … Continue reading

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Bird Cams Highlights: Don’t Miss These Flying Condors, Grousing Grouse, and Hungry Hummingbirds

A Condor Family Takes Flight—Together Enjoy this family moment from the California Condor cam when the condors take off over the canyon one after another. Fledgling #923 follows his parents’ lead with a steady flight after mom (wearing yellow tag #289) and … Continue reading

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Bird Cams eNews: From Condors To Hummingbirds, One Size Fits All

Go behind the scenes as biologists rappel into the Hutton’s Bowl condor nest and conduct a health check on the 4-month-old chick. Biologists Enter Condor Cave For Check Up The Hutton’s Bowl California Condor nestling (#923) reached an important milestone this month—120 … Continue reading

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Bird Cams Highlights: Across The Hemisphere, Chicks Prepare For Their First Flight

Cahow Chick Soon To Leave Nonsuch Island Join Bermuda Petrel expert Jeremy Madeiros as he fastens a leg band on “Sunny” the cahow chick during his 10-week health check. Less than a week remains until this endangered chick is expected to … Continue reading

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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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