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Bird of the Week: Ceara' Gnateater
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 hours ago - abcbirds.org
The stub-tailed, long-legged Ceara' Gnateater was once considered a subspecies of the more widespread Rufous Gnateater. Differences in voice and morphology recently led to the bird being split into a separate species. Like the endangered Grey-breasted...
Happinest Is Rehabbing Hummers.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, humans, birds, hummingbirds )

Lone
- 4 days ago - happinestwildlife.com
It's not uncommon for our songbird rehabber, Sherry Teas, to intake hummingbirds that are lethargic and unable to fly, yet showing no signs of physical injury. One thing Sherry has noticed with each of these hummingbirds is their red droppings
Birds Are Important
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, birds )

Anna
- 6 days ago - ca.audubon.org
Birds are important to us in ways we are only beginning to understand. Here are just a few ways that birds matter -- not just to us, but to the world.
Bahrain Returns Over 1,000 Rare Birds Smuggled From Pakistan
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, birds, smuggling )

Anna
- 14 days ago - geo.tv
Over a thousand rare birds, including baby parrots and nightingales, were smuggled on March 5 to Bahrain in the guise of lovebirds and Australian parrots by collusion of government departments. Pakistan bars export of parrots and nightingales.
Bird of the Week: Greater Prairie-Chicken
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 14 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Greater Prairie-Chicken and Lesser Prairie-Chicken are famous for their unique mating dances performed on special display grounds, called leks, each spring. Their genus name, Tympanuchus, comes from the Ancient Greek; its meaning, "holding a drum"...
Seven Women Who Made the World Better for Birds and People
Offbeat  (tags: women, birds, conservation )

Anna
- 17 days ago - audubon.org
WeâEUR(TM)re giving a major hat tip to these die-hard conservationists, because every month should be Women's History Month.
Bird of the Week: Osprey
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Osprey is a large black-and-white hawk with long narrow wings, long legs, and a distinctive M-shaped flight profile. It is found on every continent except Antarctica; its diet and affinity for coastlines have earned it the nicknames "sea hawk" and...
Despite Rains, Water Continues to Be a Challenge for Bird Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: environment, water, conservation, birds )

Anna
- 26 days ago - ca.audubon.org
Water is always central to bird conservation in California. That remains true, even with the heavy rains that have dumped on the Golden State in recent weeks.
Birdist Rule #61: Find Your First Phoebe, the Gateway Flycatcher
Offbeat  (tags: BIRDS, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 27 days ago - audubon.org
Identifying flycatchers can be unbelievably frustrating, so start off easy.
Bird of the Week: 'Akeke'E
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 35 days ago - abcbirds.org
The 'Akeke'e, a small Hawaiian honeycreeper, is notable for its asymmetric bill. Its name was likely derived from the Hawaiian word ke'e, meaning 'crooked' or 'bent', Its genus name, Loxops, derives from the Greek for "twisted face", again referring to...
Preserve the African Grey Parrot in the Wild
Animals  (tags: birds, parrots, poaching, Africa, wildlife, petitions )

Freya
- 40 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
When we buy exotic birds through online ads or pet shops, we may be supporting the plunder of wild species. The African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) is one such species.
Census 2017 : Bird Population Rises in Delhi Stretch of Yamuna Despite Degraded Habitat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, census )

Anna
- 42 days ago - hindustantimes.com
The findings from Asian Waterbird Census 2017 have revealed an increase in bird population in the Delhi stretch of Yamuna. Around 2,641 birds belonging to 24 species have been spotted this year.
Bird of the Week: Bearded Bellbird
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 42 days ago - abcbirds.org
The repetitive, metallic call of the male Bearded Bellbird carries up to a half-mile away and gives it the nickname campanero (bell-ringer( or anvil-bird. Males are also notable for their snow-white plumage and black "beard"-unfeathered wattles on the...
Senior Cat Becomes Family to Tiny Chirpy Friend Who Follows Him Everywhere He Goes...
Offbeat  (tags: cats, birds )

Jeri
- 45 days ago - lovemeow.com
A 10-year old ginger cat has a tiny unlikely friend that chirpsâEUR¦ a lot! Not only do they get along very well, but the little feather friend follows his feline buddy around the house. They share an incredible bond.
 

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