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Bird of the Week: Cherry-Throated Tanager
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 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
- 14 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
- 16 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
- 17 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
- 17 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
- 20 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
- 21 days ago - nytimes.com
Natural selection canâEUR(TM)t explain this.
Support Protecting Rare Birds in California PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, cALIFORNIA, BIRDS )

Anna
- 26 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud program that creates habitat for rare shorebirds in California's Central Valley
Bird of the Week: Lewis's Woodpecker
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 28 days ago - abcbirds.org
Lewis's Woodpecker was first noted by Meriwether Lewis during the historic Lewis and Clark expedition, and later was officially named and described by famed ornithologist Alexander Wilson. This unusual woodpecker is notable for its flycatching habits and
How to Master Migrant Warbler Photography
Offbeat  (tags: birds, wildlife, protection, photos )

Anna
- 29 days ago - audubon.org
Warblers aren't the most cooperative subjects, but they are one of the most beautiful and addictive. Follow this advice to best capture the elusive birds.
Find Out Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Birds But Were Afraid to Ask
Offbeat  (tags: birds, protection )

Anna
- 30 days ago - fayettetribune.com
The New River Birding and Nature Festival will open its wings to the public and offer an informative and fun session of bird lore, banding and guided bird walks on Public Birding Day: Saturday, May 6.
In Birds, An Acclaimed Artist Finds Both Companions and Muses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, art, birds, paintings )

Anna
- 31 days ago - audubon.org
Hunt Slonem's new book of mesmerizing avian paintings is a testimony to a life spent drawing and cherishing birds.
Plant a Tree, Save the Birds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, trees, birds )

Anna
- 31 days ago - gulfnews.ca
Normally the river would have a natural tree-line buffer to stabilize the bank and filter water flowing into the river. The seedlings that the volunteers will plant should help return the riverside area to a more natural state as they take root and
The Genius of Birds By Jennifer Ackerman Review âEUR" a Celebration of Avian Intelligence
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds )

Anna
- 32 days ago - theguardian.com
An entertaining look at breeds as various as the flightless kagu and clever corvids
 

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