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Bird of the Week: 'Akeke'E
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - abcbirds.org
The 'Akeke'e, a small Hawaiian honeycreeper, is notable for its asymmetric bill. Its name was likely derived from the Hawaiian word ke'e, meaning 'crooked' or 'bent', Its genus name, Loxops, derives from the Greek for "twisted face", again referring to...
Preserve the African Grey Parrot in the Wild
Animals  (tags: birds, parrots, poaching, Africa, wildlife, petitions )

Freya
- 9 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
When we buy exotic birds through online ads or pet shops, we may be supporting the plunder of wild species. The African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) is one such species.
Census 2017 : Bird Population Rises in Delhi Stretch of Yamuna Despite Degraded Habitat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, census )

AnnaAway
- 11 days ago - hindustantimes.com
The findings from Asian Waterbird Census 2017 have revealed an increase in bird population in the Delhi stretch of Yamuna. Around 2,641 birds belonging to 24 species have been spotted this year.
Bird of the Week: Bearded Bellbird
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - abcbirds.org
The repetitive, metallic call of the male Bearded Bellbird carries up to a half-mile away and gives it the nickname campanero (bell-ringer( or anvil-bird. Males are also notable for their snow-white plumage and black "beard"-unfeathered wattles on the...
Senior Cat Becomes Family to Tiny Chirpy Friend Who Follows Him Everywhere He Goes...
Offbeat  (tags: cats, birds )

Jeri
- 14 days ago - lovemeow.com
A 10-year old ginger cat has a tiny unlikely friend that chirpsâEUR¦ a lot! Not only do they get along very well, but the little feather friend follows his feline buddy around the house. They share an incredible bond.
Bird Conservation in Today's Political Climate: How You Can Help
Offbeat  (tags: birds, conservation, wildlife, protection )

AnnaAway
- 16 days ago - abcbirds.org
Bird conservation and other efforts to protect the environment are at risk. The 115th Congress is considering measures that affect public lands and wildlife. New administrators are taking over leadership of the Environmental Protection Agency
Great Backyard Bird Count Set for Feb. 17-20
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, birds )

AnnaAway
- 17 days ago - triblive.com
An amazing number of birds, maybe a dozen or more varieties, are in most backyards even in the dead of winter.
Bird of the Week: Golden-Tailed Parrotlet
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 26 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Golden-tailed Parrotlet is a rarely seen and poorly known species, well-camouflaged by its bright green plumage. This small parrot measures only around six inches long. A short, golden-yellow tail and dark scapulars (shoulder feathers) characterize...
Bad Air Brings Down Migratory Bird Count in Sultanpur
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds )

AnnaAway
- 31 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, a popular destination for winter migratory birds, welcomed more species of winged visitors this year as compared to the last two years, but the bird count remained lower than that of the previous year, officials said.
Bird of the Week: Pinto's Spinetail
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 32 days ago - abcbirds.org
Pinto's Spinetail belongs to the Ovenbird, or Furnariidae, family. (This large group is only distantly related to the familiar North American Ovenbird, a wood-warbler). Furnariidae includes other rare species such as the Royal Cinclodes of Peru and Bolivi
What It Takes to Be the Perfect Spouse (According to a Penguin)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, humor, interesting, penguins, unusual, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 33 days ago - blog.oceanconservancy.org
In honor of Penguin Awareness Day (my second favorite holiday) I want to shed some insight into the rituals, habits and traits that make me, and my kind, the very best of mates. You just might learn something.
How Escaped Exotic Pet Birds Could Help Save Threatened Species
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, birds )

AnnaAway
- 37 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Though usually seen as a threat to local populations, these escapees could also help in the recovery of creatures in trouble
Israel's 500 Million Birds: The World's Eighth Wonder
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, migrationg, photos )

AnnaAway
- 39 days ago - haaretz.com
German journalist and photographer Thomas Krumenacker was amazed by the bird migrations he witnessed in Israel. He couldnâEUR(TM)t help but write the book on the subject.
Bird of the Week: Frilled Coquette
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 39 days ago - abcbirds.org
A "coquette" means a flirt, and to many birders, this species is indeed a tease. These small hummingbirds of Central and South America appear only infrequently at feeders and stay for only seconds at a time.
 

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