Category Archives: Birds

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #78

Posted by Steve Boyes of National Geographic Expeditions in Bird Watch on March 10, 2017 A small, colourful, stubby tailed bird, the Indian Pitta can be seen (or more likely heard) hopping around the undergrouwth and Indian and Sri Lankan … Continue reading

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Merlin Bird ID: Merlin expands to Mexico, now supports Spanish

Merlin Expands to Mexico We’ve spent the last few months working to expand coverage of Merlin, and we’ve just released a new bird pack for the Yucatan Peninsula. Research at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology repeatedly points to the Yucatan … Continue reading

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #77

Posted by Steve Boyes of National Geographic Expeditions in Bird Watch on March 3, 2017 Grey herons are found throughout temperate Europe and Asia and also parts of Africa. (Bhavesh Rathod) Cattle egrets have spread across the globe with the … Continue reading

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Bird Cams Hatch Alert: Endangered Bermuda Petrel Egg Is Pipping

Take a peek at the pipping egg inside the burrow of one of the world’s most endangered seabirds! Hatching Is Underway On The Cahow Cam Don’t miss your chance to watch an endangered Bermuda Petrel hatch from its egg, live … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Organizations Stand Together for Birds

Inside Bird Conservation – March 2017 Hundreds of Organizations Stand Together for Birds   Our nation’s environmental laws and regulations protecting wildlife and public lands face uncertain times. In response, American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has been organizing support for key bird … Continue reading

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Owls Are Such Impressive Birds, Don’t You Agree?

The sounds of the owl are synonymous with night-time, and these nocturnal birds are often associated with great wisdom, but also as bad omens. These birds of prey are actually very effective rodent hunters, keeping fields clear of mice and … Continue reading

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Watch an Albatross Hatch Live

Mahealani takes a short break before settling back in on the hatching egg. The Albatross Season Begins on Kauai The first egg at the Laysan Albatross cam site on the North Shore of Kauai has begun hatching just in time … Continue reading

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FeederWatch eNews: Reminders and announcements

Dark-eyed Junco and American Tree Sparrow at a bark butter feeder, last week’s BirdSpotter Judges Choice Award winner by Shirley Donald, a FeederWatcher in Orillia, Ontario. Project FeederWatch eNews January 25, 2017 BirdSpotter Takes Flight The anniversary edition of our … Continue reading

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Stunning and Colorful Photographs of Taiwanese Birds

John & Fish, a brother and sister duo from Taiwan, have been photographing birds since 2006. Amazed by the beauty of nature, they began taking pictures of the birds of Taiwan and soon opened up aflickr account which promptly “exploded” … Continue reading

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Sweetwater River Trip Report

Everyone enjoyed the clear sunny sky today after a rainy week. The water level in the river was the highest I’ve seen. There was much more trash and several “shanty towns’ on the walk. Thirteen birders saw 54 species. Please … Continue reading

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Your Plan for a Better, Birdier 2017

Your Plan for a Better, Birdier New Year This year, why not make some New Year’s resolutions that will actually be fun to keep? Here are a couple suggestions for making 2017 a great year for you and for birds! Become a … Continue reading

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17 Bird Mothers with Their Chicklings

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Mystery Woodpecker

Hello. We see lots of Acorn Woodpeckers at our suet feeders but one stands out with a two-tone cap and slightly pink eyes. She’s been hanging around here for a few months. Has anyone seen this anomaly before or have … Continue reading

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Beautiful Colored Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are a species of bird well known for their unique ability to hover and fly backwards.  Hundreds of species can be found throughout North and South America, each with its own beauty and colorful feathers. This elegant creature can … Continue reading

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Your plants are bringing birds. Here’s how to identify them.

One of the many benefits of growing native plants are the new feathered friends that these plants attract. The free Audubon Bird Guide app is a great way to identify, learn about, and track the birds you find. With over 820 species … Continue reading

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Grouse Threats Remain – Experts Call for National Conservation Network

Inside Bird Conservation – October 2016 Sage Grouse Conservation Initiative Making Progress but Threats Remain On the one-year anniversary of new federal Greater Sage-Grouse conservation plans, federal agencies released a report detailing accomplishments to date, and the Sage Grouse Initiative … Continue reading

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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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