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Bird of the Week: Cooper's Hawk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - abcbirds.org
The crow-sized Cooper's Hawk is a raptor of the woodlands, with short, rounded wings and a long tail - excellent adaptations for pursuing smaller birds through thick understory. Folk names for this forest stalker include big blue darter, chicken hawk...
Bird of the Week: Sao Paulo Marsh Antwren
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - abcbirds.org
The dark-colored, long-tailed Sao Paulo Marsh Antwren was discovered in 2004 and formally described in 2013, but is already in danger of disappearing. Now the race is on to protect this little marsh bird's remaining habitat in the shadow of Sao Paulo...
Bird of the Week: Mangrove Cuckoo
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - abcbirds.org
Never seen the Mangrove Cuckoo? You're not alone: The Mangrove Cuckoo is among the most secretive and poorly known of North American birds. It's difficult to detect because of the species' preference for impenetrable mangrove swamps and its tendency to...
Bird of the Week: Burrowing Owl
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 24 days ago - abcbirds.org
In some parts of the American West, the long-legged Burrowing Owl is known as the "howdy owl". These endearing raptors allow people to closely approach and will even nod an apparent greeting to human visitors.
Rainforestrescue,Hands Off the Helmeted Hornbill
Animals  (tags: wildlife, birds, wildlife trafficking killing animalcruel, abuse, suffering, animalwelfare )

Ruth
- 30 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
This amazing looking bird is being hunted to extinction.Poachers in Indonesia are killing off this bird for the "red ivory" of its beak which sells in china for 1000s of dollars per kilo.Tell Indonesia ,Malaysia & china to enforce ban on poaching traffick
Bird of the Week: Rainbow Starfrontlet
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 31 days ago - abcbirds.org
Like other hummingbirds of the genus Coeligena, including the Glittering Starfrontlet, the Rainbow Starfrontlet is a bird of mountain forests and edges. It's one of the larger hummingbird species found in the Andes and is mostly chestnut-colored with...
Youtube",The Lark Ascending"   video
Offbeat  (tags: birds, Lark, Music )

Ruth
- 37 days ago - youtube.com
Link from my birdlife news on Why Birds Sing?.A version of this soothing composition by Vaughn Williams ,played by the London philharmonic Orchestra. for those who would like to listen.Hear the Lark in the english countryside (now sadly in decline)
Bird of the Week: Flammulated Owl
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 38 days ago - abcbirds.org
The "Flammie" is one of the smallest owls in North America, about the size of an American Robin. It is one of the few owls on the continent with dark eyes (others include Spotted and Barred Owls) and has short, feathered ear tufts.
Sea Robins: Offbeat Fish   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, fish, birds, Robins, Marine, Ocean, bizarre, environment, funny, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, unusual, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 43 days ago - youtube.com
Watch this video of sea robins. What do you think of these offbeat fish? Do they resemble the bird for whom they are named? What do they do on the bottom of the sea? Enjoy. Please note, comment, and forward.
Acorn Woodpecker And Gila Woodpecker: Animals Of The American Western Desert
Science & Tech  (tags: Evolution, evolutionary biology, habitat, birds, cacti, woodpeckers, desert, climate, discovery, environment, habitat, humans, interesting, investigation, research, science, world )

Fiona
- 46 days ago - desertusa.com
Species of fauna and flora have evolved together for the place they have made their habitat. Looking at a species of either, can teach us about ecosystems, sustainability and all of the delicate balances of nature.
Bird of the Week: Hawai'I 'Amakihi
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 52 days ago - abcbirds.org
One of the most common and adaptable of Hawaiian honeycreepers, the Hawai'i 'Amakihi is found in all types of habitat, from sea level to 9,500 feet. Its presence at lower elevations seems to indicate that this species is evolving a tolerance to...
Bird of the Week: Great Frigatebird ('Iwa)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 63 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Great Frigatebird has a distinctive flight silhouette, with long, pointed wings and a deeply forked tail. Like the Swallow-tailed Kite, its wings allow for graceful aerial acrobatics and effortless soaring. Frigatebirds often use their aerial agility
Bird of the Week: 'Anianiau
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 73 days ago - abcbirds.org
The 'Anianiau is the smallest of the Hawaiian honeycreepers, a group that includes endangered species such as 'Akikiki and 'Akeke'e. Its common name comes from a Hawaiian word meaning "straight-beaked", and its scientific name, parvus, comes from the...
Bald Eagle Found in Bad Shape Is Making a Remarkable Recovery - Good News Network
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animals, animalrights, birds, eagle, conservation, goodnews, GoodNews, protection, rescued, wildlife, wildanimals )

Glenn
- 74 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This patriotic bird is making a miraculous recovery after being found worn and exhausted in Washington D.C.
New Amber Specimen of a Cretaceous Bird!
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, science, scientists, study, Birds, interesting )

Mitchell
- 80 days ago - theguardian.com
Holy amber Specimen, BatMan!
 

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