Scientists are tracking a deadly bird flu outbreak that has infected wild birds in more than 30 states. Purging the nation’s poultry supply may not be enough to keep the virus from sticking around.(Image credit: Jeff Goulden/Getty Images)A worrisome new bird flu is spreading in American birds and may be here to stay — Science : NPR
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I probably encounter as many Red-tailed Hawks during a year of driving around looking for subjects to photograph as all other species of raptor, combined. I rarely photograph these birds because the vast majority of them are […]Red-tailed Hawk — Portraits of a Youngster — Sonoran Images
A mixed bag of weather, backed by a largely westerly airstream, did little to hasten the arrival of the expected quota of spring migrants … but come they did, albeit in small numbers. Once again, this week’s standout birds kick off with Garganey, all sightings of which were confined to Summer Leys LNR and nearby […]Newsround – 2nd to 8th April 2022 — Northants birds
Thursday at the hide , 7th April 2022 Well here’s a first , it’s been rather damp today here at the hide . Coupled with a very strong wind blowing directly into the open windows . So for the first time I have had to use a rain shield for the camera , inside the […]THURSDAY AT THE HIDE — Wildonline.blog
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Rivoli’s Hummingbird is widely distributed throughout Mexico and Central America as far south as Nicaragua, but it has a very limited range in the United States, consisting of the southeastern corner of Arizona and the southwestern corner […]Rivoli’s (Magnificent) Hummingbird — Sonoran Images
A video posted by the Coastal Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows the fugitive flamingo wading into Cox Bay about 120 miles southwest of Houston.(Image credit: Brian Mumaw/500px/Getty Images)Pink Floyd, a flamingo on the lam from a Kansas zoo since 2005, is seen again in Texas — Science : NPR
Scott Weidensaul has spent decades studying bird migration. “There is a tremendous solace in watching these natural rhythms play out again and again,” he says. Originally broadcast March 29, 2021.A naturalist traces the astounding flyways of migratory birds — News : NPR
Test your word search skills and have some fun with our April ’22 issue of Feather Fun.
How did you decide your bird’s name?
The fact that our feathered friend may live for decades means, parronts should pick something that we and they can live with for a long time.
Read Sherri’s April issue of Feathered Frenzy and find out how she and Rick came up with Zack and Bubbles.