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Male Barred Owl Drops off Crayfish, Hoots At Nest Box EntranceSince the birds aren't banded, we can't tell whether this is the same pair as in past years.

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Too Few Birds

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OtmoorThe Glossy Ibis showed better today. The first sweet singing Willow Warblers too. Ebird list HERE.

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Providing Water for BirdsFrom chickadees to Cooper's Hawks, most birds love a good bath. Some birds get the fluids they need from their food, but many birds need a drink at least twice a day.

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Goldfinches Turning YellowHere's a sure sign of spring: American goldfinches are turning yellow.

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In Conservation With… Mandi Baykaa-MurrayJoin Webinars with David Lindo In association with Leica Nature and Birding.

The Urban Birder Shared .

A World on the Wing by Scott Weidensaul reviewThe acclaimed natural history writer amply conveys his joy and amazement at the ability of birds to navigate the hemisphere.

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Norfolk Bird News And Megas!For access to full details of daily sightings, please subscribe to one of RBA's Bird...

Penny's Hot Birding and Life! Shared .

Meet Up With My Sisters! ! !Vivien met up with Lucy and I in the town centre and we all walked to the quayside.

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94 Benedict Macdonald: Rebirding our countrysideIn episode 94, we meet Benedict Macdonald, conservationist and author of the award-winning "Rebirding - restoring Britain's wildlife".

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Farmoor etcDecided to do Farmoor this afternoon as not been there for a while and new freedoms started today.

Non-Stop Birding Shared .

SWFL Eagles_ The E's So Confident Atop The Rails Winging and Watching Their World 03-29-21Nine week old E17 and E18 winged and hop flapped through the nest, carrying nest "treasures', moving sticks and poking at each other."

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Mummified parrots point to trade in the ancient Atacama desertAncient Egyptians mummified cats, dogs, ibises and other animals, but closer to home in the South American Atacama desert, parrot mummies reveal that between 1100 and 1450 CE, trade from other areas brought parrots and macaws to oasis communities, according to an international and interdisciplinary team.

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Red-tailed Hawk Cam Zooms In On Two EggsWatch live at Red-tailed Hawk pair has been nesting above Cornell University's athletic fields since at least the 2012, making use of two different light towers for their nest sites.

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Hungry Male Red-crowned Woodpecker Shows Off Ruby Crown On The Panama Fruit FeederAbout the Site The Panama Fruit Feeder Cam is located on the grounds of the Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antón, Panama.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Bird Friendly CoffeeI don’t always think about the environmental issues surrounding food purchases, mainly because it’s too complicated.

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Big Red Lays Egg #2Watch live at Red-tailed Hawk pair has been nesting above Cornell University's athletic fields since at least the 2012, making use of two different light towers for their nest sites.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Well-Fed Bermuda Cahow Chick Visited Overnight By ParentMuch of this conservation work by the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources has centered on the creation of manmade burrows to increase nesting habitat, and to create new colonies on larger islands that are more robust to the increasing threats of hurricanes.

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Birds of the World"I am happy to announce one of the most exciting projects that we've worked on in my 25 years at the Lab: a brand new publication called Birds of the World." - John Fitzpatrick, Director, Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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How Brown Pelicans DiveBrown Pelicans fly just above the surface of the water. They circle high, then diving headfirst, plunge under water to catch fish.

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Spring Unfolds, late MarchHarbinger of spring, Raccoon Creek Wildflower Reserve, 24 March 2021.

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Bird Watch 3-27-2021Bird Watch w/ Roger Taylor See for privacy information.

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More March MagicAfter an enjoyable and surprisingly productive Friday, the weekend carried on in similar fashion. It's been a good weekend indeed!

Axe Birding Shared .

Today at Duck HollowThis morning at Duck Hollow it was raining often, and sometimes hard. I really did not expect anyone to show up for the outing I announced last Monday but I was there anyway as a good excuse to look at the river on a wet day.

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Ruddy ShelduckThe ruddy shelduck, known in India as the Brahminy duck, is a large striking, gooselike duck.

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A truly entry-level field guide for Minnesota birding!According to a recent survey , this is the greatest field guide of all time.

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825 March 28, 2021On Our Latest Show: Tree Swallows in the Talkin' Birds Garden; good news about Bald Eagle populations; and encouraging survival news about a southern woodpecker.

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First Cuckoo Harrogate 2021Phil Laurie said he heard a cuckoo today in his garden in Harrogate.

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Videos for Cats ~ Bird Sounds Delight ⭐ 8 HOURS ⭐ NEWVideo Produced by Paul Dinning - Wildlife in Cornwall.

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Homing PigeonsPigeon fanciers from around the world race specially bred homing pigeons over distances up to 600 miles.

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Types Of DucksThere are over 130 species of duck worldwide, which can be found in almost every environment where there is water.

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Yellow Horned, Early Grey, Golden Plovers and White arsesAn overdue moth lifer today from the Old Vicarage - a Yellow Horned. Also the first Early Grey of the year and a nice selection of Common, Tw...

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Male Ducks Use Their HeadsIn early spring male ducks use their heads to put on a show for the ladies.

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Father Screech Owl Drops Off FoodThe screech owl eggs should start hatching by the end of March. Father owl is dropping food off to mother owl sitting on the eggs.

My Backyard Birding Shared .

Bird Talk with Scott and David Menough March 27, 2021Your fanatics of our fine feathered friends discuss preparing for another season of birding on BirdTalk sponsored by.

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A few more migrantsMore in coming yesterday at the farmlands, a couple of Blackwits, 35 Sand Martin and a couple of Swallow and today the first Wheatears are i...

Non-Stop Birding Shared .

Watching Birds' BehaviorTo distinguish one bird from a similar one, watch how the bird moves. Does it flick its wings?

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The Worm Moon is The Crow MoonYou may have heard that tomorrow's full moon at 2:50pm EDT is called the Worm Moon after the earthworm casts that appear as the ground thaws.

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Spring Marches OnMarch doesn't usually produce proper birdie days, it's not until April comes around that we usually find ourselves fully immersed in spring...

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Big Red Lays First Egg in #CornellHawks NestWatch live at Red-tailed Hawk pair has been nesting above Cornell University's athletic fields since at least the 2012, making use of two different light towers for their nest sites.

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First Cuckoo Brixham 2021Lesley Roberts claims to have seen a cuckoo in Brixham, Torbay.

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Female Barred Owl Reveals Eggs During Squirrel RetrievalSince the birds aren't banded, we can't tell whether this is the same pair as in past years.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Nature Conservation Egypt's conservation efforts recognizedThis January, Nature Conservation Egypt launched the 2021 winter bird count, gathering important data on bird populations while engaging the public in conservation issues.

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The Power of Albatross PartnershipsWaved Albatrosses produce such slow-growing, needy offspring that females lay only a single egg every two years.

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Osprey Back Yet?There's a Rule Of Thumb that says: Pittsburgh area osprey return from winter migration around St. Patrick's Day.

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In Conservation With… Mary ColwellJoin Webinars with David Lindo In association with Leica Nature and Birding.

The Urban Birder Shared .

Brown Headed Cowbird FlockBrown Headed Cowbirds have been mobbing the feeders recently. They flock up in the winter and then disperse to breed in the Spring so they wont be here but a day or two before moving on.

My Backyard Birding Shared .

"take The Lead" Important Message From Norfolk Wildlife Trust!

Penny's Hot Birding and Life! Shared .

SWFL Eagles_ 61 Day Old E's Winging Higher and Faster~ Amazing To View From The Ground 03-25-21Both E's were seen getting great lift off the nest as they wingercized longer and stronger.

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Warriors' down bedding could ease journey to realm of the deadFeathers, an owl head and oars suggest the people in this Iron Age grave were prepared for a long journey.

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Pumice the key to solving seabird mass death mysteryResearchers have used the evidence of pumice from an underwater volcanic eruption to answer a long-standing mystery about a mass death of migrating seabirds.

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New insights into close encounters between albatross and fishing vesselsA novel analysis of encounters between albatross and commercial fishing vessels across the North Pacific Ocean is giving researchers important new understanding about seabird-vessel interactions that could help reduce harmful encounters.

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Busy Redpolls Congregate At Snow-Covered Feeders In OntarioWatch online with highlight clips and information about the birds at to Perky-Pet for helping to make the Ontario FeederWatch Cam possible!

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Early Morning Fish Delivery At Savannah Osprey NestOspreys are consummate fishing birds, and this pair fishes primarily from the nearby salt marsh, ponds, and waterways.

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Protecting nature has bigger economic benefit than exploiting itA new study analysing sites across the world has found that in most cases, economic benefits are higher when habitats are conserved or restored rather than converted to human uses such as farming.

Bird Life International Shared .

Cheery American RobinWhat was the first bird you noticed as a child? Perhaps you heard the cheery song of the American Robin coming from the top of a nearby tree.

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Peregrine Update, Southwest PA, 25 March 2021Peregrine falcons in southwestern Pennsylvania are very active in the month of March so it's the perfect time for a regional update before the birds "disappear" during incubation.

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05-12: This Month in BirdingIt's the last Thursday in March and that means This Month in Birding. It's the first of 2021 that can officially, meteorologically, and birdingly, be said to be in spring, even if that spring is tumbling in like an awkward albatross landing.

American Birding Podcast Shared .

Ariel Gaffney, "Bird Crime Fighter"Ariel Gaffney is a forensic ornithologist with the US Fish and Wildlife Forensics Lab. But what even is a forensic ornithologist?

Hannah and Erik Go Birding Shared .

4 Eggs at Pitt Peregrine NestPeregrine falcons lay 3-5 eggs per clutch. Four is the norm.

Outside My Window Shared .

Louisiana WaterthrushThe Louisiana Waterthrush's resounding song reminds a listener of cascading water: It begins with descending high-pitched notes, then falls into a jumble of short, hurried phrases.

American Bird Conservancy Shared .

Herons On The Nests And Superzoom cameras.It's become kind of a local tradition for those who know where to find the heron rookery to check on the status of the number...

The Brownstone Birding Blog Shared .

A few migrantsIt's been a good couple of days at Beddington Farmlands with 2 White Storks and a Crane yesterday and a handful of migrants including Ruff,...

Non-Stop Birding Shared .

Rodenticides in the environment pose threats to birds of preyOver the past decades, the increased use of chemicals in many areas led to environmental pollution - of water, soil and also wildlife.

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What To Expect On The Royal Albatross Cam: March-AprilThis pair of ocean wanderers has been together since 2017, and in 2018-2019 they were the stars of the Royal Cam, raising their chick Karere all the way to fledging.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Coal To Wales?

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Male Basilisk Missing Half His Tail Basks On The Panama Fruit FeederAbout the Site The Panama Fruit Feeder Cam is located on the grounds of the Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antón, Panama.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Barred Owls Have A Hooting Duet, Fish Delivered To Nest BoxSince the birds aren't banded, we can't tell whether this is the same pair as in past years.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Video for Cats to Watch ~ Birds, Birds and More Birds ⭐ 8 HOURS ⭐Video Produced by Paul Dinning - Wildlife in Cornwall.

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Spark Bird: Ryan Mandelbaum and the Great Blue HeronAs a kid, science writer Ryan Mandelbaum avoided birds, thinking they were gross and kind of scary.

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Save the date: BirdLife online auction starts on 29th MarchTreat yourself to something special while supporting BirdLife's important work in our 8-day exclusive auction, starting on Monday.

Bird Life International Shared .

Spring Update, 24 MarchA small wasp explores a daffodil, 23 March 2021.

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93 Neighbourhood Bird Walk, Hampshire, UKNow that Spring has arrived, Suzy takes us on a bird walk in her neighbourhood, in Hampshire, UK.

The Casual Birder Podcast Shared .

The Bird Banter Podcast #95 with Eric HeiseyOn this episode Eric Heisey and I talk about his birding, his research on Savannah Sparrows at the Ryan Norris lab working on an island in the Bay of Fundy with a breeding population of Savannah Sparrows.

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Resilient California Brown Pelican: 11 Year Journey From Stranding Near Death To ParenthoodThe beginning of 2010 was not a good time for California Brown Pelicans. As rough winter weather pounded the west coast, it hampered the seabird's ability to forage for food.

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Florida's Dark SideProtections for fragile populations of Florida's unique wildlife never seem to be enacted until it's too late.

Laura Erickson's For the Birds Shared .

The American RobinThe American Robin is one of our most familiar and beloved birds so much so that it is the state bird of three states, Connecticut, Wisconsin, and Michigan.

Lesley the Bird Nerd Shared .

RBA Weekly Round-Up 16th to 22nd March!

Penny's Hot Birding and Life! Shared .

Yellowhammer finally makes the 2021 listIn my last post on Saturday I wrote that I hadn't seen the Owls since Tuesday and hadn't yet managed to find a Yellowhammer at Holyfield far...

Brian's Birding Blog Shared .

Hoary Redpoll At LastThe snowball Hoary Redpoll stood out from the rest the distant flock of Redpolls at Sherwood Island SP, Westport CT.

Bird Calls Radio Shared .

Common Redpoll Feeding Frenzy At Ontario FeederWatch CamWatch online with highlight clips and information about the birds at to Perky-Pet for helping to make the Ontario FeederWatch Cam possible!

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Penguin hemoglobin evolved to meet oxygen demands of diving: Experiments on ancient proteins reveal evolution of better oxygen capture, releaseWebbed feet, flipper-like wings and unique feathers all helped penguins adapt to life underwater. But by resurrecting two ancient versions of hemoglobin, a research team has shown that the evolution of diving is also in their blood, which optimized its capture and release of oxygen to ensure that penguins wouldn't waste their breath while...

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The Sociable Weaver's Colonial NestWhen it comes to nests, common sense suggests that large birds build large nests, and small birds build small nests.

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In RemembranceSo far, 126,284 people have died of Coronavirus over the last twelve months. Some of our colleagues that you and I have worked with in the...

Penny's Hot Birding and Life! Shared .

White Tailed Eagle at StodmarshMarch 21st :. Stodmarsh Kent.

Robs Birding Blog Shared .

Eagles and Peregrines Are On Different SchedulesThis week's events at two Pittsburgh raptor nests show us that bald eagles and peregrine falcons are on different schedules during the breeding season.

Outside My Window Shared .

Old Vic Noc MigA few sounds from the Old Vic a couple of nights ago HERE. 14 species recorded included Wigeon, Teal, Snipe, Black-headed Gull, Redwing,...

Non-Stop Birding Shared .

Florida: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Part 2Manatees at Sea World in Orlando, 2005 One of my favorite mammals on the planet is the manatee.

Laura's Birding Blog Shared .

Florida the MagnificentOf mainland America's 49 states, Florida is unique in the number of plants and animals found nowhere else in the country, and Laura is in love with a great many of its wonderful birds.

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SWFL Eagles_ 8 Week Old E's Encompass The Nest Winging and Carrying Nestovers 03-22-21E17 and E18 kept busy while H and M were away from the nest area.

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Male Barred Owl Delivers Midday Treat! WBU Barred Owl CamSince the birds aren't banded, we can't tell whether this is the same pair as in past years.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

American KestrelThe American kestrel is a slender falcon with a relatively small head, long narrow wings, and a square-tipped tail.

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Episode 159: True Nature: Waking Up to Brants, by Julie ZickefooseWhile appreciating a flock of Atlantic brant in Rhode Island one winter, columnist Julie Zickefoose reflects on the passing folks who seem to not even notice the little gabbling geese, and how being a bird appreciator can sometimes be a lonely stint.

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Episode 158: True Nature: Access Is Everything, by Julie ZickefooseIn 2016, a derecho toppled 32 trees on Julie Zickefoose's property, blocking access to the trails across her orchard.

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Lesser KestrelThe lesser kestrel is a small bird of prey that looks very similar to the common kestrel but with shorter, more rounded, shorter wings and tail.

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Yellow-headed Caracara Swoops Down Onto The Panama Fruit FeederAbout the Site The Panama Fruit Feeder Cam is located on the grounds of the Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antón, Panama.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

The Townsend's SolitaireThe Townsend’s Solitaire, not a familiar species to most, is a bird found year - round in the mountains of the western U.S. and Canada during the breeding season.

Ornithology Shared .

Florida the MagnificentMy older son lives in Florida, so Russ and I have been making regular trips there for two decades.

Laura's Birding Blog Shared .

3 Eggs at Pitt Peregrine NestThere are now three eggs at the Cathedral of Learning peregrine nest. Morela laid the third egg today, 22 March 2021, at 6:36 am.

Outside My Window Shared .

Pigeons and Head-bobbingPigeons seem to bob their heads as they move, like they're grooving to an internal tune.

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Duck Hollow Outing, March 28, 8:30aJoin me on my first bird and nature outing of 2021 at Duck Hollow and Lower Frick Park on Sunday, 28 March 2021 — 8:30am to 10:00am.

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Bird WatchBird Watch w/ Roger Taylor See for privacy information.

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Bird EnvyLaura has long appreciated how much more advanced bird senses are than ours, but suddenly last week, she discovered a new reason to envy them.

Laura Erickson's For the Birds Shared .

Live Feed From Iceland Volcano!

Penny's Hot Birding and Life! Shared .

'Sonic Boom' In Dorset Blamed On 'Fireball Meteor'

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Walrus Caught On Camera On Pembrokeshire Coast!Also seen off the Irish Coast last Sunday.

Penny's Hot Birding and Life! Shared .

Weekend Update!Not much to report really, just ticking the days away until Monday 29th March! The last time I walked on a beach was at Snettisham RSPB on 3...

Penny's Hot Birding and Life! Shared .

Bird Is The Word At The British LibraryThe British Library is running an online event next month as part of their springtime season of events exploring nature writing and reflecting on the urgent need to reimagine our relationship with the environment.

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Odds and sods from the stompsWhat with the persistent northerly putting the knackers on a big push of migrants it's a bit limboland at the moment.

Non-Stop Birding Shared .

824 March 21, 2021On Our Latest Show: The Bird DIva explains Slow Birding; Mike reports on some bird courses and videos; we get an Audio Postcard from Alabama; and we report on a conservation effort in Maine.

Talkin' Birds Shared .

I Had Some Rare Sightings Along RiverMy favorite inland spot over the years has been the Wangunk Meadows which has a variety of habitat including open fields, marsh, woodlands a...

The Brownstone Birding Blog Shared .

Bird EnvyEver since I learned about birds in college, I've been envious of their superior bodies.

Laura's Birding Blog Shared .

Possible Sooty x Red Fox Sparrow in CTBack on January 3rd, while doing the Old Lyme Christmas Bird Count, I came across a lone Fox Sparrow on private property in Clinton that str...

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Voices and VocabulariesFew backyard birds are as beloved as the Black-capped Chickadee. The boldly patterned chickadee is perky, trusting - and it seems to introduce itself by calling its name - chick-a-dee.

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A March Morning

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Who's Singing Now?When the big waves of migrating songbirds arrive in April and May we will be swamped with birdsong too numerous to list.

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Bird Talk with Scott and David Menough March 20, 2021Your avid afficiandos of aviary talk about the breaking of Spring on this episode of BirdTalk sponsored by.

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Still walking sill waitingI'm still walking the valley each morning and I'm still waiting for that first spring migrant to arrive.

Brian's Birding Blog Shared .

Blakiston's Fish-OwlThe Blakiston's Fish-Owl is the largest owl in the world. Compared with North America's largest familiar owl, the Great Horned, the Blakiston's is six inches taller and nearly three times as heavy.

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2nd Peregrine Egg at Pitt, 19 March, 8:27pMorela laid her second egg last evening around 8:27pm. Around midnight she took a break at the front perch so they were easy to see.

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Yellow Buds and IceThe Cornelian cherry tree next to Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park was close to blooming yesterday but the flowers remained cautious, above.

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Notes From a Northwestern Ontario Backyard  March 2021Hello again from Manitouwadge! First off on a good note, the Western Meadowlark is still here, still visiting my yard almost daily and looks perfectly healthy.

Bird Canada Shared .

Types Of Bird BeaksBirds have evolved an extraordinary wide range of beaks in all manner of shapes and sizes depending on the environment in which they live and the food available to them.Â.

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Black-chested Jays Flock To The Panama Fruit FeederAbout the Site The Panama Fruit Feeder Cam is located on the grounds of the Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antón, Panama.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Worthen's SparrowRainfall Nomad - The Worthen's Sparrow depends on sufficient rainfall to breed successfully, and likely times nesting to coincide with the verdant flush following rains.

American Bird Conservancy Shared .

Blackbird Or Ring OuzelFind out how to tell the difference between blackbirds and ring ouzels.

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Great Backyard Bird CountBird photos were all shared via Macaulay Library. Photographer credits, in order of Wren by Gary Mueller; American Kestrel by Michiel Oversteegen; Black-and-white Warbler by Suzanne Beville; Blue-and-yellow Macaw by Valerio Vilela; Bohemian Waxwing by Michael Hatton; Tree Swallow by Jhoneil Centeno; Common Myna by Leonardus Adi Saktyari;...

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Attracting Backyard Birds: Purple FinchesFood Types: Purple Finches prefer thin sunflower seeds, like black-oil sunflower, over wide seeds. These seeds have a thin shell and are easy to crack open.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Exciting TimesOnce again confined to living room birding, there has been some excitement this week, with a first Blackcap of the year visiting.

The Early Birder Shared .

Episode 89: Spotted Owl Conservation with Ryan WickiserRyan Wickiser is a field biologist who has studied California spotted owls in Eldorado National Forest.

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In Conservation With… Margaret AtwoodJoin Webinars with David Lindo In association with Leica Nature and Birding.

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Royal Albatross Drops By To Feed Her Chick, Soars Out Of FrameThis pair of ocean wanderers has been together since 2017, and in 2018-2019 they were the stars of the Royal Cam, raising their chick Karere all the way to fledging.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Midnight Mouse Delivery Swallowed Whole By Female Barred OwlSince the birds aren't banded, we can't tell whether this is the same pair as in past years.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Cardinal Male Singing in SpringIts Northern Cardinal nesting season and Mr. Cardinal is singing away from all the high spots defending his territory, he is already paired up with a female cardinal.

My Backyard Birding Shared .

Wood-WrensEach sings a different phrase, yet the phrases are so closely linked, it sounds like one song.

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Are They Incubating?Morela covers the egg while it rains, 18 Mar 2021.

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Black Redstart Or Common RedstartCommon redstarts, or simply redstarts, are breeding visitors that are only found in the UK between April and October.

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House Sparrow Or Tree SparrowFind out how to tell the difference between the house sparrow and the tree sparrow.

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SWFL Eagles_ The E's Show Off Their Wings and The O's Show Off Their Flights 03-18-21On this windy March morning, we see E17 and E18 taking advantage of it, winging stronger and longer with each flap of their wings.

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Lovely Little Ringed PloverThe first trickle of spring migrants finally reached the Axe yesterday afternoon, with Mike B noting a few Sand Martins and a Little Ringed...

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Mistle Thrush Or Song ThrushFind out how to tell the difference between the song thrush and mistle thrush.

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Discovery of a 'winged' shark in the Cretaceous seasThe fossil of an unusual shark specimen reminiscent of manta rays sheds light on morphological diversity in Cretaceous sharks.

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New Bird Rescue Team MembersHe Bird Rescue family has been growing over the past quarter and we want to introduce you to some of the newest faces on our team: JessieAnne Alcala, Mackenzie Preble, Kylie Foldvary, and Molly Takacs.

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Male Cahow Drops By Nesting Burrow For An Overnight Feeding VisitMuch of this conservation work by the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources has centered on the creation of manmade burrows to increase nesting habitat, and to create new colonies on larger islands that are more robust to the increasing threats of hurricanes.

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Another "Graceful" Landing By Adult Royal AlbatrossThis pair of ocean wanderers has been together since 2017, and in 2018-2019 they were the stars of the Royal Cam, raising their chick Karere all the way to fledging.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

Videos of 1st Pitt Peregrine Egg, 17 March 2021In case you missed it at the Cathedral of Learning peregrine nest: Morela laid her first egg of 2021 on 17 March at 11:50am.

Outside My Window Shared .

Singing in the CityIt's a challenge for birds to sing through the loud hum of traffic. Many just belt it out, but not all birds.

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05-11: ID NationSpring is here and birders across North America, including new pandemic birders for whom this might be their very first spring migration as a birder, are looking forward to birds return.

American Birding Podcast Shared .

National borders threaten wildlife as climate changesAs global temperature rises, species will be driven across national borders to find suitable habitat.

Bird Life International Shared .

Beddington FarmlandsFound this rather cute adult 'summer' Iceland Gull on Wet Grassland this afternoon. Also the usual first-winter Caspian Gull was around.

Non-Stop Birding Shared .

Arthur Joins Big Red Away From Cornell Hawk Nest, Pair Copulates Atop BuildingWatch live at Red-tailed Hawk pair has been nesting above Cornell University's athletic fields since at least the 2012, making use of two different light towers for their nest sites.

Cornell Lab Bird Cams Shared .

The coastal visit can't come soon enoughI'm still walking the valley most days, it's now over two weeks since I had my vaccine with just the one bad day following it and Monday wil...

Brian's Birding Blog Shared .

Barn Owl eating an already-dead ratI took this series of photos at the annual Owl Festival in Houston, Minnesota, in 2012—this is a Barn Owl from the Illinois Raptor Center, l...

Laura's Birding Blog Shared .

1st Peregrine Egg at Pitt!Morela laid her first egg of 2021 at 11:50am on St. Patrick's Day.

Outside My Window Shared .

Back In The HillsThis morning and for our first time in 2021 we hoped to catch early migrant species such as Goldcrest, Chiffchaff and Meadow Pipit.

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Abundant and stable rocks are critical egg-laying habitat for insects in restored streamsThe abundance and other characteristics of rocks partially extending above the water surface could be important for improving the recovery of aquatic insect populations in restored streams.

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The Superbly Adapted OspreyThis Osprey looks similar to other birds of prey. But the species is truly unique among raptors.

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No Snakes DaySt. Patrick banishing snakes from Ireland, facade of Cathedral of St. Patrick in El Paso, Texas.

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In Conservation With… Ben FogleJoin Webinars with David Lindo In association with Leica Nature and Birding.

The Urban Birder Shared .

In Conservation With… Celina ChienJoin Webinars with David Lindo In association with Leica Nature and Birding.

The Urban Birder Shared .

Trouble for honeyeaters that sing the wrong songThe critically endangered regent honeyeater is losing its "song culture" due to the bird's rapidly declining population, according to new research from The Australian National University.

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Extinct Caribbean bird's closest relatives hail from Africa, South PacificIn a genetic surprise, ancient DNA shows the closest family members of an extinct bird known as the Haitian cave-rail are not in the Americas, but Africa and the South Pacific, uncovering an unexpected link between Caribbean bird life and the Old World.

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RBA Weekly Round-Up 9th to 15th March!

Penny's Hot Birding and Life! Shared .

Female Owl Swallows Crayfish Whole!Stay tuned for another amazing year watching the Wild Birds Unlimited Barred Owls. Watch live at for information, highlights, and a link to the outside Carpenter, President and CEO of Wild Birds Unlimited, has hosted a camera-equipped owl box in his wooded backyard since 1999.

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Deforestation taking a heavy toll on international bird havenAn analysis has found deforestation is severely affecting forest bird species in Colombia, home to the greatest number of bird species in the world.

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How do birds breathe better? Researchers' discovery will throw you for a loop: New findings offer potential to enhance flow engineeringResearchers have discovered that birds breathe with greater efficiency than humans due to the structure of their lungs - looped airways that facilitate air flows that go in one direction.

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Oakley Airfield wildlife in danger?Very sad to be told today that there will be greatly restricted public access to Oakley Airfield with immediate effect.

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Red-winged Blackbirds and Common Grackles Return To Sapsucker WoodsThe Wild Birds Unlimited store at Sapsucker Woods has been a part of the visitor experience in the Cornell Lab's Visitor Center ever since the new building opened in 2003.

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Migration routes of one of Britain's largest ducks revealedScientists have tracked the migration path of one of Britain's largest ducks, the Shelduck, and their findings reveal the length, speed and heights of the journey.

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Birds in the NewsPhoto by Muhammad Suranto and Muhammad Rizky Fauzan Birds have been making a lot of news stories lately.

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Feed the birds. But do it right!Back in the 1980s, the population of Ring-billed Gulls all through the Great Lakes exploded.

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How hummingbirds hum: New measurement technique unravels what gives hummingbird wings their characteristic soundThe hummingbird is named after its pleasant humming sound. But only now has it become clear how the wing generates this sound.

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Singing Before DawnNow that we've changed to Daylight Saving Time sunrise is an hour later. Perhaps you're getting up in the dark this week and have heard birds singing before dawn.

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Insects Are EssentialInsects sustain our ecosystems, as a food source and pollinators of 90% of all plants.

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Why a nature-positive economic system would benefit us allIntegrating nature into business decisions isn't just good for the environment - it also benefits society and the economy.

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10 Exotic Birds To Spot In The UKSomewhat unfairly, the UK is not renowned as a birdwatchers’ paradise. Many of our most familiar birds belong a group of birds that twitchers refer to as ‘little brown jobs’, indistinct greyish-brown species that sometimes frustrate birders due to a lack of features that help with identification.

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Feed the birds, but do it right!Sometimes feeding birds causes problems, but the pandemic has revealed an unexpected problem when tourists stopped feeding birds.

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Merch Madness Continues&$5 off our Bird Rescue Vintage Tees!Our Merch Madness continues with special deal on all our older t-shirt designs: $5 off.

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A Group Of Chestnut-headed Oropendolas Work On A 'Banana Chandelier'About the Site The Panama Fruit Feeder Cam is located on the grounds of the Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antón, Panama.

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SWFL Eagles_ Breakfast At Sunrise and New Visitors To The "Owl" Snag 03-15-21It was a quiet start to the morning as H and M perched in the nest tree, both flying NE before sunrise.

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Do Robins Fight To The Death?Robins are one of Britain’s favourite birds, yet their sweet, friendly nature belies a sinister undertone.

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Science and the Giant EaglesThe other day I received an email from a person who swears he saw three giant eagles as big as men on a roadway a few years ago.

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92 Week 5Continuing her series of lockdown birdwatching diaries, Suzy shares her bird observations from week 5, covering the period 2nd to 8th February 2021.

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Midnight Conversation At The Barred Owl Nest BoxWant to attract a Barred Owl breeding pair to your property? Try putting up a nest box before next breeding season.

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Cackling GooseThe cackling goose is a small, compact goose with a short neck, long wings, short legs, and a steep forehead.

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Tree Swallows March NorthEvery March sees the annual spring migration of Tree Swallows. Most of these swallows spend the winter along the Caribbean, in Central America, and in the warmest parts of South Texas and California.

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American RobinThe American robin is a large, round-bellied thrush. Males have rust-coloured underparts with dark streaks on the throat, and a grey-brown back.

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One Year LaterOne year ago today the first coronavirus shutdown began in my home town. It was a scary time.

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The Bird Banter Podcast #94 with Jon AndersonJon Anderson is a hard guy to miss on a birding trip. He is a big guy with a big moustache who is not shy about joining in any conversation, and he enjoys both birding and birders.

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Birds in the News, Part IGood news and bad news in the world of birds.

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Happy Mother's Day

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The Secret Lives of Blue JaysCourtship, Nesting, Spring Thaw, New beginnings April 20 - May 1st In a small section of these northern woods, lives a flock of adult Blue Jays I've known for years.

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A Touch Of Spring And DucksWe had a touch of Spring this week with temperatures reaching the upper 50's! I visited some small ponds like this one buried out in the mid...

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Penduline TitThe Eurasian penduline tit is the only member of its family to be found outside Africa.

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823 March 14, 2021On Our Latest Show. Dr. Richard Holland sheds light on how storm-blown migrating birds use the Earth's magnetic field to find their way back to their route.

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Little BuntingThe little bunting is a small, compact bunting with a short-thin tail and slim, and a sharply pointed bill which is slightly concave on the upper ridge.

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Wilson's SnipeWilson’s snipe is named after the American ornithologist. It is a medium-sized, pudgy shorebird with short, stocky legs that was considered a subspecies of the common snipe until 2003.

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Tune Up Your EarsMany other birds - including this Yellow Warbler - will return north from the tropics in April and May, announcing themselves in song as soon as they arrive in nesting areas.

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Still Waiting for SpringI write this in somewhat disbelief that I haven't actually seen a proper spring migrant yet!

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Bird Talk with Scott and David Menough March 13, 2021The guys take your calls and discuss bird bath heaters, balcony birds, missing birds, owls, and more.

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The Killdeer Are Here!Killdeer are considered a shorebird but we often see them inland in grassy fields. they are very conspicuous making lots of noise.

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To Change Or Not To ChangeWe're about to lose an hour's sleep, annoy our pets, and be crabby for a couple of days.

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A Treasure Chest of HummingbirdsHummingbirds' names evoke their exquisite qualities and variety, from sabrewings to woodstars to sunangels-to this Violet Sabre-wing.

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Blue Jay Imitates Hawks and OspreysMy Blue Jay Buddy imitates Red Shouldered Hawks and Ospreys or "Fish Eagles" back to back.

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Creating a Garden Paradise for BirdsSelect native plants for your gardenNative Plants Attract Native Birds: Birds and Berries: Hummingbird Haven: October Planting for Wildlife: Pileated Applepeckers: Robins and Berries in Winter.

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The Jaiy Twins: 'We Love Proving People Wrong'A lovely story! Girl Power!

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Rest In Peace Dear RubyI received very sad news this week, that Ruby Jackson passed away on Monday 8th March.

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Me in Paris!Whilst flicking through an old photo album last night, I found this old picture of me in Paris - when I was a size 10!

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Lucy McRobertSee my thoughts in post below.

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Friday Update!After much persuasion from Vivien, myself and a staff member where Lucy lives, she finally agreed to have the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 va...

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SWFL Eagles_ The E's and The O'sThe E's continue grow in strength wingercizing longer and standing tall in the nest watching the world around them.

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Female Barred Owl Nuzzles Up Next To Partially Eaten SquirrelSince the birds aren't banded, we can't tell whether this is the same pair as in past years.

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Glistening-green TanagerInclined Toward Eating Insects- Although the Glistening-green Tanager feeds on fruit like other tanagers, it visits fruiting trees less regularly than do others, and consumes a larger proportion of small insects and larvae.

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Toucan With A Rainbow-colored Bill Comes To The Panama Fruit Feeder For Some BananaAbout the Site The Panama Fruit Feeder Cam is located on the grounds of the Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antón, Panama.

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Women's History Month, Part I: Florence Merriam BaileyWhen I started birding, I learned as fact that the first field guide was written by a man—Roger Tory Peterson.

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Patient of the Month: Redhead Recovers And Returns To The WildA Redhead isn't necessarily a type of duck you see very often. It is definitely not a duck you expect to find sitting in the middle of the road.

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SWFEC Eagles_ After Sunset and The Neighbor Owlets Are WingingThe adult brought food and then flew away to continue hunting. The owlets both appeared to get a share of the prey the adult brought in.

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Garden GoldWell, it's been pretty quiet of late. I am only birding on my daily walks, and rarely taking the binoculars out let alone the camera.

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Attracting Backyard Birds: Pine SiskinsFeeder Types: Nyjer feeders may be designed as tubes with small feeding ports or as mesh feeders that small birds like siskins cling to while foraging.

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Lockdown bluesThe Lockdown is really starting to test me now. I haven't posted on the blog since 28th February and that's pretty much because I have nothi...

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91 Conversations with Women BirdersMarch 8th every year is International Women's Day. This annual event provides a focus to celebrate the achievements of women and a call to action to challenge gender disparity.

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Nesting UndergroundPennsylvania's bald eagles are already on eggs in their huge stick-nests. Peregrine falcons are about to lay eggs on gravel ledges.

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The Best NestSome birds woo a mate by building the best nest. Males of many weaverbird species construct a series of intricately woven nests to impress a prospective partner.

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In Conservation With… Joe HarknessJoin Webinars with David Lindo In association with Leica Nature and Birding.

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Women's History Month: Florence Merriam BaileyDuring this Women's History Month, Laura will be talking about women who made important advances in ornithology.

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Birds learn to avoid flashy, hard-to-catch butterflies and their lookalikesThe showy colors of some butterflies could advertise their speed and nimbleness, much like a coat of bright yellow paint on a sports car.

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Whooping cranes steer clear of wind turbines when selecting stopover sitesAn article reports that whooping cranes migrating through the U.S. Great Plains avoid 'rest stop' sites that are within 5 km of wind-energy infrastructure.

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Critical Incident Declared Over Hospital Roof!So, Boris encourages 'staycations' in Norfolk...

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Two-day-old Bermuda Cahow Chick Makes Arrangements To Nest ScrapeMuch of this conservation work by the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources has centered on the creation of manmade burrows to increase nesting habitat, and to create new colonies on larger islands that are more robust to the increasing threats of hurricanes.

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Royal Cam Chick Nibbles And Preens On Sunny MorningThis pair of ocean wanderers has been together since 2017, and in 2018-2019 they were the stars of the Royal Cam, raising their chick Karere all the way to fledging.

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Cocoa Woodcreeper Visits Tree Behind Feeder While A Red-tailed Squirrel Eats RiceAbout the Site The Panama Fruit Feeder Cam is located on the grounds of the Canopy Lodge in El Valle de Antón, Panama.

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Female snowy plovers are no bad mothersHowever, their parental care depends on the survival prospects of the chicks.

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Tracing and controlling High Pathogenicity Avian InfluenzaScientists have discovered a route of introduction for High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Virus. H5N8 into Japan and, in parallel, have investigated the potential of two human anti-influenza drugs for the control of HPAI in birds.

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Second Egg Laid Overnight!Stay tuned for another amazing year watching the Wild Birds Unlimited Barred Owls. Watch live at for information, highlights, and a link to the outside Carpenter, President and CEO of Wild Birds Unlimited, has hosted a camera-equipped owl box in his wooded backyard since 1999.

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Female Osprey Lays Egg #3Watch live at the Fall of 2014, a pair of Great Horned Owls began frequenting an abandoned Bald Eagle nest adjacent to a protected, nutrient-rich salt marsh along the Georgia coast.

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The Crocus ReportCrocus blooming in Pittsburgh, PA, 9 March 2021.

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Flicker AttackIn early spring, a male flicker may drum on a metal stovepipe or other resonant surface to attract a mate and proclaim his territory.

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Cat TV ~ Videos for Cats to Watch ~ Birds and Squirrels Galore ⭐ 8 HOURS ⭐Video Produced by Paul Dinning - Wildlife in Cornwall.

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Red Winged Blackbird Female CallingThe female Red Winged Blackbird looks very similar to a dark sparrow-like bird, but is a pretty bird in its own right with sharp pointed beak and long rounded tail.

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05-10: Birding, annotated, with Ted FloydTed Floyd and host Nate Swick try something a little different this time around. They went birding, each in their respective neighborhoods, and come back together to talk about it.

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Looking for Long-eared OwlsDid you know that Long-eared Owls roost communally in the winter? There has been a communal roost site at one of our local refuges, Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, with multiple owls seen almost daily.

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Bermuda Cahow 2021 Hatch HighlightsMuch of this conservation work by the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources has centered on the creation of manmade burrows to increase nesting habitat, and to create new colonies on larger islands that are more robust to the increasing threats of hurricanes.

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Closeups on Big Red While She Rests at NestCheck out some closeup views of Big Red, the female Red-tailed Hawk, as she rests at the nest on Cornell University's campus.

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TV for DogsVideo Produced by Paul Dinning - Wildlife in Cornwall.

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Spring UpdateJust about every year up here in northern Minnesota, we have a few days in March when the temperature reaches 50 or higher.

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American RedstartThe American redstart is a medium-sized warbler with a relatively wide, flat bill and a long tail.

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Peregrines Are Active At NightIn the run-up to egg laying Morela is spending her nights perched at the front of the nestbox but it's clear from the falconcam that she is periodically active after dark.

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Creating an Inviting HabitatBird feeders and birdbaths are great ways to attract birds to your yard, but they aren't the only ways to entice our feathered friends.

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Summer TanagerThe summer tanager is a medium-sized, chunky songbird with a big body and large head.

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