The U.S. military and conservation groups forged an unusual alliance to help save the red-cockaded woodpecker, but a Trump-era move to take it off the endangered list could threaten the bird.(Image credit: Chuck Hess/USFS)How The Military Helped Bring Back The Red-Cockaded Woodpecker — National : NPR
Those of us birbs who live with other feathered friends know all too well that one buddy who just has to prove that their vocal solos are the best and the loudest right?
In Lavender’s February It’s A Birb Thing, Cheeks demonstrates her marvelous – and loud, vocal range (perhaps to the chagrin) of her birb friend.
In addition to a lot of gorgeous birds, we’ll visit Guido’s research station on a remote mountain in eastern Panama. From there it is up into his cloud forest preserve, where dozens of new species have been discovered.Panama! Birds and Possibilities, with Jess Morton: Zoom Evening Meeting reminder Tuesday, 2 February, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Peregrine Falcons aren’t the only birds of prey that live in our neighborhood. Cooper’s Hawks are the predator that I see most often when I drive around our community. I often see as many as three or […]Cooper’s Hawks In Our Neighborhood — Sonoran Images
The palm cockatoo is thought to be the only bird to use tools musically to attract a mate.Palm cockatoo: Why a unique ‘drumming’ bird is in peril — BBC News – Science & Environment
Set # 214 Stilt Sandpipers Stilt Sandpipers The Stilt Sandpiper breeds in the open arctic tundra of North America. It is a long-distance migrant, wintering mainly in northern South America. It occurs as a rare vagrant in western Europe, Japan and northern Australia. Roseate Spoonbill Roseate Spoonbill The Roseate Spoonbill is sometimes placed in its […]Photography of Birds – Set # 214 — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101
Photo by Chris Bosak A cedar waxwing looks for berries in a park in New England, January 2021. Cedar waxwings are a favorite bird of many people as they are one of the more interesting-looking birds we have in New England. Many people may wonder where it gets its unique name. As the photo shows, […]Cedar waxwing’s namesake wingtips — Birds of New England.com
Oh dear, poor Cheeks, it seems she’s not at all amused with what mom has presented to her in her food bowl.
Catch up with Cheeks here to see her reaction to this food catastrophe!
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. We’re down to my two favorite images of 2020. Today’s image has a dual significance for me. I not only like the subject and the composition but that I was able to make it at all constitutes […]Ten Favorite Images of 2020 — # 2, Lesser Long-nosed Bat In Our Backyard — Sonoran Images
I’m not going to try some cliched introduction for 2020; everybody knows what this year has been like for all of us. Let’s focus on the birds instead. I seem to say this in every Review, but this year was, once again, my best year of birding in Rači Potok and Horný Bankov. I even […]Review of 2020 — Košice Patch Birding