“Roll up, roll up folks. Come and see the amazing spring. One day only, be sure not to miss it. roll up roll up” Perhaps I’m being a bit pessimistic but our little bit of England, whilst being ‘green and pleasant’, has been a bit, er, ‘under the weather’. Others have been ok, over here […]Visiting Old Friends — Butterflies To Dragsters
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Recently, I encountered a pair of Common Ravens. I find these birds often to be wary in the presence of humans. For that reason, they are usually very difficult to photograph. However, this pair appeared to be […]Common Ravens — A Conversation — Sonoran Images
Test your knowledge of Parrot Movies in our May ’22 issue of Feather Fun!
What’s in a name you ask? Well, it’s harder to answer that question when it comes to nicknames because nicknames – whether given to humans or birdies, speak to individual personality and ‘quirkiness’.
Sherri’s May ’22 Feathered Frenzy article tells us how cuddly Zack and spunky Bubbles gained their nicknames!
Cue the theme to the Andy Griffith Show everybirdie, the bots have gone fishin’! What could possibly go wrong?
Catch up with Morty in his May ’22 Beneath the Cage Grate column to find out about Alexa and Roomba’s fishing (mis)adventure!
When a Giant Petrel attacks them, Emperor Penguin chicks stand together against it.Penguin chicks rescued by unlikely hero | Spy in the Snow | BBC Video — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG
Prior to this winter storm, migration in Manitoba was preceding as normal with people reporting birds like Canada Geese, Dark-eyed Juncos, American Robins, Trumpeter Swans, Herring Gulls and more. While these birds are likely not enjoying the spring snowfall (similar to us humans!), they are adapted to withstand the occasional bout of cold and snowy […]Birds in a Blizzard — Manitoba Important Bird Areas Program
At least three bald eagles who contracted bird flu are dead.(Image credit: Chris Szagola/AP)Bald eagles around the U.S. are contracting the bird flu — News : NPR
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I encountered a Loggerhead Shrike a couple of weeks ago on an overcast and quite windy morning. The shrike perched, seemingly nonchalantly, atop a budding mesquite. The tree and the bird swayed with the wind but the […]Loggerhead Shrike — Balancing Act — Sonoran Images
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