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

Kathy
- 5 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
- 15 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
- 16 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
- 22 days ago - theguardian.com
Holy amber Specimen, BatMan!
Bird of the Week: Grass-Green Tanager
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 30 days ago - abcbirds.org
The aptly named Grass-green Tanager is the only member of its genus, Chloronis, a Greek word derived from khloros (green) and ornis (bird) In Spanish its common name is Tangara Lorito, "little parrot tanager." Whatever the language, this bird of the...
Ba-Mail,19 of the Worlds Most Colourful Birds,
Offbeat  (tags: birds, interesting, pictures, wildlife )

Ruth
- 46 days ago - ba-bamail.com
There are about 10,000 species of birds in the world who are blessed with vibrant colourful plumage with bright blues reds & greens. A huge variety,Enjoy photos of some of the most beautiful birds in the world
Bird of the Week: Northern Bobwhite
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 49 days ago - abcbirds.org
Also known as Virginia quail or bobwhite quail, the Northern Bobwhite is native to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The clear, whistled 'bobwhite' call was once a common sound throughout the birds' range. It's much more rare today...
Bird of the Week: Grasshopper Sparrow
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 56 days ago - abcbirds.org
More often heard than seen, the secretive Grasshopper Sparrow gets its name for the buzzing, insect-like quality of its songs. When seen among the dense grasses where it breeds, this small, short-tailed bird appears big-headed and large-billed compared...
Bird of the Week: Cherry-Throated Tanager
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 64 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Cherry-throated Tanager is known as saira-apunhalada ('stabbed tanager') in Portuguese due to its vivid red throat. This species was first described in 1870 from a single specimen, not seen again until 1941, then rediscovered once more in 1998.
Bird of the Week: Blackburnian Warbler
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 71 days ago - abcbirds.org
Blackburnian Warblers stand out among warblers for their bright orange and black breeding colors. In fact, they are the only warbler to bear orange coloring on their throats, making them relatively easy to distinguish from the American Redstart-the only
Family of Waterfowl Stop Traffic as They Help Their Goslings Cross a Busy Road in London After a Day Out at the Park
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, wildfowl, London, England, U.K., video, road )

Scooby
- 74 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Asking why the chicken crossed the road may be a familiar joke set-up, but it appears the question of why the waterfowl crossed the road has finally been answered.
Guardian,Birdwatchers Flock to Orkney to Catch Glimpse of American Blackbird
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, interesting, wildlife, odd )

Ruth
- 74 days ago - theguardian.com
Bird Twitchers charter planes to N.Ronaldsay Scotland hoping to spot first red winged Blackbird ever recorded in Europe!Experts think the bird may have hitchhiked from its usual habitat in N. America on a transatlantic boat. Amazing!
Migration: A Long-Distance Love Story
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, birds )

Anna
- 74 days ago - birdlife.org
For the past 15 years, a lovestruck stork has faithfully returned from its South Africa wintering grounds to the same rooftop in Croatia, where he is dramatically reunited with his disabled amore.
Bird of the Week: Grey-Backed Hawk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 77 days ago - abcbirds.org
The reptile-loving Grey-backed Hawk is a medium-sized, black-and-white hawk found only in the forests of western Ecuador and adjacent northwestern Peru. Adult birds have blackish wings and grey heads and napes with white streaks.
Are These Birds Too Sexy to Survive?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, mating )

Anna
- 78 days ago - nytimes.com
Natural selection canâEUR(TM)t explain this.
 

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