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Bird of the Week: Chestnut-Sided Warbler
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - abcbirds.org
Chestnut-sided Warbler was not well known before the 1800s; prominent ornithologists such as Audubon and Wilson seldom saw the bird and knew little about it. Like the Golden-winged Warbler, this bird nests in semi-open, brushy areas, so could only be...
A New Graphic Novel Chronicles the Adventures of John James Audubon
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Anna
- 1 day ago - audubon.org
The naturalist and artist is depicted like you've like never seen him before. Here's an inside peek.
Maine's First Known Vermilion Flycatcher Captured Live on Hog Island Web Cam
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Anna
- 4 days ago - audubon.org
Thousands of miles off course, the bird took a rest-on an Osprey nest.
Bird of the Week: Baltimore Oriole
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - abcbirds.org
The eye-catching orange and black plumage of the Baltimore Oriole echoes the colors on the coat of arms of England's Baltimore family, some of the first administrators of the state of Maryland. The species is Maryland's state bird and the namesake of...
Researchers at Stanford Create New Method for Recording Bird Flight in 3D VIDEO
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Anna
- 12 days ago - news.stanford.edu
WeâEUR(TM)re trying to figure out how birds are capable of flying so well in these complex, turbulent environments and a lot of that comes from how they deform the shape of their wings, left versus right, to adjust to gusts quickly
[WATCH] Masked Poachers Caught Red-Handed, 20 to Face Charges
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, animals, birds, poachers )

Anna
- 13 days ago - maltatoday.com.mt
Poachers wearing masks like bank robbers to avoid identification before hiding in building ... only for them to subsequently leave with their faces uncovered and in full view of birdwatchers.
Bird of the Week: Sandhill Crane
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - abcbirds.org
The steel-gray, red-capped Sandhill Crane is the most abundant of the world's cranes. Widely distributed throughout North America, this stately bird is one of only two North American endemic crane species. The other is the larger, much rarer Whooping...
Bird of the Week: Swallow-Tailed Hummingbird
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 20 days ago - abcbirds.org
Swallow-tailed Hummingbird is one of the largest of its family, measuring up to 6-1/2 inches long. Like the Long-tailed Sylph and Marvelous Spatuletail, the bird's distinctive, colorful tail makes up nearly half its length.
How Feather Lady Roxie Laybourne Cracked the Deadly Problem of Planes and Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, birds, feathers )

Anna
- 21 days ago - audubon.org
The Smithsonian scientist combined her eye for microscopic detail with a lifelong interest in engines to found the field of forensic ornithology.
A New Exhibit Puts a Modern Spin on the Renowned Birds of America Paintings
Offbeat  (tags: animals, art, birds )

Anna
- 23 days ago - audubon.org
A Los Angeles gallery is highlighting contemporary paintings inspired by two artistic giants: Larry Rivers and John James Audubon himself.
Bring More Birds to Your Home With Native Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: garden, eco-friendly, environment, protection, birds, plants )

Anna
- 23 days ago - audubon.org
Enter your zip code to use AudubonâEUR(TM)s native plants database and view a list of the best plants for birds in your area, as well as local resources and links to more information. By entering your email address, you'll receive an emailed list of
Bird of the Week: Ceara' Gnateater
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 27 days 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
- 31 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
- 33 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
- 42 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.
 

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