Category Archives: Birds

Vulture and Osprey Visit New Savannah Cam!

Savannah Great Horned Owl Cam Survives Adversity After surviving a falling limb and Tropical Storm Hermine, the remodeled Savannah Cam is back to hosting interesting visitors like the Black Vulture and Osprey. West Texas Hummingbird Cam Celebrates One Year Watch … Continue reading

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Want to bring more birds to your home?

By growing native plants, you provide the food and shelter birds need. To make your space bird-friendly and beautiful, check out Audubon’s native plant resources to find the best plants for your area. Search by the birds you most want … Continue reading

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Alert: Migratory Bird Funding and ESA Exemptions at Stake

As Congress Resumes, Migratory Bird Funding and ESA Exemptions at Stake Right now, the U.S. Congress is working to put together a bill to fund the government for Fiscal Year 2017. Congress has an opportunity to boost much-needed funding levels … Continue reading

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Pictures of Beautiful Birds

No matter if you are a bird lover or not, you cannot deny their colorfulness, their beauty, or the mystery they present as they fly high above us in the skies. Enjoy this wonderful photo series more than 30 of the … Continue reading

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The story of how a dying tree provides shelter and sustenance to a variety of birds and other animals

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The top 5 threats facing birds and what Audubon going to do about them

You love birds. And so do we. How such beautiful creatures can be so resilient, facing the everyday challenges of the natural world and the feats of long migrations, is truly remarkable. But over the next five years birds will … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Hummingbird

Perhaps one of the most sophisticated fliers on the Earth, these beautiful birds weave in and out of branches without rustling a leaf. The hummingbird is both strong and beautiful, possessing a unique sort of delicate beauty and mastery that few … Continue reading

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Bird Species Split of Two Birds Seen in San Diego

SD Birders, The AOU has recently released its 57th supplement to the *Check-list of North American Birds*. The two splits affecting San Diego involve Leach’s Storm-Petrel and Western Scrub-Jay. A three-way split of Leach’s Storm-Petrel yielded Leach’s, Townsend’s, and Ainley’s storm-petrels. … Continue reading

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The West Texas Hummingbird Cam Returns!

Black-Chinned Hummingbirds stop for a drink at the Perky-Pet® feeder. All Hummingbirds, All the Time We’re excited to bring you a second action-packed season of the West Texas Hummingbird Feeder Cam, sponsored by Perky-Pet®. This site is nestled in the mountains outside … Continue reading

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19 of the World’s Most Colorful Birds

There are estimated to be 10,000 species of birds in the world and nature has blessed some with the most incredible, colorful plumage. From bright blues to radiant reds and gorgeous greens, it is hard to believe that these birds … Continue reading

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The Cornell Lab of Ornithology “The State of North America’s Birds 2016 report”

This report is based on the first-ever conservation vulnerability assessment for all 1,154 native bird species that occur in Canada, the continental United States, and Mexico. The assessment was compiled by a team of experts from all three countries. Of … Continue reading

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Bird CAMS – May Update

The three owlets look out on the brave new world outside (as seen on cam 2.) Branching Barred Owls Last night the oldest owlet left the nest box and set out somewhat accidentally into the wide world. Over the next few … Continue reading

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Cornell Lab eNews May 2016

Mounting evidence from fossils shows that many dinosaurs wore coats of feathers. Illustration by Zhao Chuang. Is the World Ready to See Dinosaurs as They Really Were? Hollywood may not realize it yet, but the science is clear: many, many … Continue reading

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eBird News: May 2016

In this issue: Global Big Day is one week away! Opportunities to join Team eBird New eBird/Macaulay Library photo and audio search tool Zeiss eBirder of the Month Challenge: 5 eligible lists on May 14th, Global Big Day eBird Featured … Continue reading

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Adorable Photos of Huddling Birds

When the weather cools down, people hide in their warm dwellings, bears hibernate in caves, and all of nature seems to take a step back, trying to stay warm. When it comes to birds, their options are fairly limited, so … Continue reading

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The winners of the Audubon Photo Awards are in!

Take a look at the best bird photos of the 2016 Audubon Photography Awards. More than 7,000 photos were submitted to this year’s Audubon Photography Awards and the contest came down to the wire—a true photo finish. So come take … Continue reading

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Brown Pelican Birding Blitz – May 7

You’re invited to a Brown Pelican Birding Blitz: We are asking you, our bird lovers, to volunteer your time to count Brown Pelicans along the coast in California, Oregon, Washington, and Baja Mexico to help us better understand the status … Continue reading

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Endangered Species Day – May 21

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