Pals of a Feather # 21 Brown Pelicans and Gulls © HJ Ruiz – Avian101
Tests are being carried out to find out why around 300 starlings died and if they had been poisoned.
Here’s another shot taken on or near Long Island Sound, in recognition of the Connecticut Audubon Society’s 2019 State of the Birds report. The press release that summarizes the findings may be found here. The full report will be available via PDF on January 1. Here’s the link to my original posting, which explains why […]
You’ve heard of the Grinch who stole Christmas, but did you know critters could be thieves too? Below are the tales of these criminal creatures. Woodrats A shiny coin, a feather, a spoon, bottle caps, pieces of wire and glass, tools, and even plastic shotgun shell cases are up for grabs for the “pack rat.”…
In the December issue of It’s A Birb Thing, we are treated to some important lessons on cooking from our resident Cockatiel Cheeks!
New York has awarded two contracts for large offshore wind farms, with more anticipated. Researchers are surveying whales in the area to craft strategies to mitigate dangers to them and their habitat.(Image credit: David ‘Dee’ Delgado/WCS/Ocean Giants/Image taken under NMFS MMPA/ESA Permit no. 18786-04)
by Obi Kaufmann We should call it Climate breakdown. Climate change is so disingenuous a term. The myopic argument that the world’s climate has always been changing is abhorrently lazy. It isn’t that the climate is changing that is the novelty of today, it is the alarming and obvious rate that, warmed by the atmospheric […]