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Scientists Finally Have Evidence That Frigatebirds Sleep While Flying
Offbeat  (tags: birds, sleep, naps, flight )

Anna
- 2 days ago - audubon.org
According to a new study, the birds can stay aloft for weeks by power napping in ten-second bursts.
A Lifeline for At-Risk Birds ACT NOW!
Animals  (tags: BIRDS, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 3 days ago - secure.audubon.org
Please ask your U.S. Representative to support the Recovering America's Wildlife Act-- For dozens of declining species, from the Cerulean Warbler to the Short-eared Owl, time is running out. A major boost in resources is needed to help protect birds
Zebra Finches Sing to Eggs to Prepare Them for Hotter Weather, Researchers Say
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, wildlife )

Katka
- 4 days ago - abc.net.au
Much like parents who talk to a pregnant woman's belly, some birds sing to their eggs before they hatch - and the reason may be to prepare them for a warming world, researchers have found.
The Secret Superpower of Birds, Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: birds, vision, superpower )

Anna
- 21 days ago - audubon.org
Researchers have figured out how some species of birds deploy UV vision.
Bird of the Week: Loggerhead Shrike
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, green, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 41 days ago - abcbirds.org
This shrike's song is a bit like a mockingbird's, featuring a series of raspy, buzzy notes and trills. Along with the bird, that song has become much less common. According to Breeding Bird Survey data, populations have declined by almost 80 percent since
It's Time to Ban Atrazine Now
Environment  (tags: EPA, pesticide, atrazine, deadly, poison, frogs, birds, mammals, Humans, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, water, pollution )

Linda
- 45 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The countrys second-most commonly used pesticide, atrazine, is likely harming most species of mammals, birds, amphibians & reptiles, especially in the Midwest where its use is highest. Tell the EPA - We must ban atrazine now.
Bird of the Week: Prairie Warbler
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 48 days ago - abcbirds.org
Contrary to its name, the Prairie Warbler is a bird of scrubby fields, clearcuts, and open woods, where it can be located by its buzzy, ascending song, tail-pumping habit, and black-streaked yellow plumage. This species has a bold facial pattern that...
Prevent Lead Poisoning of Birds in National Forests
Animals  (tags: lead poisoning, birds, national forests, hunters, lead ammunition, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, endangered, environment, humans, habitat, wildanimals )

Lone
- 54 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Goal: Ban hunters from using lead ammunition that poisons endangered and protected birds in national forests.
Bird of the Week: Rainbow-Bearded Thornbill
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, green, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 62 days ago - abcbirds.org
At first glance, the Rainbow-bearded Thornbill seems notable only for its short, dark bill; bold, white tail corners; and rufous forehead and crown. But seen in good lighting, the male's elongated gorget flares into a glittering cascade of bright colors.
Bird of the Week: Collared Inca
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 68 days ago - abcbirds.org
The flashy Collared Inca is unmistakable: both sexes have long, straight bills; eye-catching white chest collars; and mostly white tails. This hummingbird's Latin species name, torquata, means "adorned with a neck chain or collar." Males have black and
Bird of the Week: Anna's Hummingbird
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, interesting, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 76 days ago - abcbirds.org
Named for the 19th century Italian duchess Anna Massena, the Anna's Hummingbird is one of only three hummingbird species that are permanent residents of the United States and Canada. (The others are the Allen's and Costa's.) This hardy hummingbird has...
The State of North AmericaâEUR(TM)s Birds 2016 - ONE BILLION Birds - Just GONE !
Animals  (tags: BIRDS, conservation, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, investigation, protection, society, wildlife )

Frans
- 88 days ago - stateofthebirds.org
This report is based on the first-ever conservation vulnerability assessment for all 1,154 native bird species that occur in Canada, the continental United States, and Mexico. The assessment was compiled by a team of experts from all three countries....
Bird of the Week: Norther Cardinal "Angry Bird"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 90 days ago - abcbirds.org
If you're familiar with the protagonist of :Angry Birds," you know that Red is said to be upset because some nasty pigs stole his eggs. This could actually be the case in states like Texas, where feral pigs have become a major problem for all manner of...
This All-Natural Pest Control Method Will Cheer Up Your Garden
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, garden, greenliving, healthy, interesting, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 91 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Invite these feathered friends into your yard and watch them protect your crops. Learn how to attract the best birds to your garden and watch your plants flourish:
One-Third of North America's Birds at Risk of Extinction, Report Says
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, birds, endangered )

Cal
- 93 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Ocean birds and birds that occur in tropical forests are most at risk, according to report.
 

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