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Bird of the Week: Wilson's Snipe
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - abcbirds.org
Wilson's Snipe, named for famed American ornithologist Alexander Wilson, is a plump, long-billed shorebird that, like American Woodcock and Mountain Plover, is often found far from shorelines.
Bird of the Week: Pink-Headed Warbler
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - abcbirds.org
The spritely Pink-headed Warbler is a visual treat: Adult birds seen in good light are an eye-catching red, with a silvery-pink head and chest. In Spanish, this species is called cabeza plateada, 'silvery head,' or chipe rosado, 'rose-colored warbler.'.
Bird of the Week: Royal Sunangel
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, brids, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 14 days ago - abcbirds.org
In the right lighting, a male Royal Sunangel is a striking sight, with plumage of deep, shimmering violet-blue and a long, forked tail. Like the Rainbow-bearded Thornbill and Glittering Starfrontlet, it needs direct light to really shine; low light...
We Choose a Future With Bees, Not Neonicotinoids ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, greenliving, eco-friendly, pesticides, bees, animals, wildlife, ecosystems )

Cher
- 18 days ago - wildernesscommittee.org
Health Canada is asking for your opinion about proposed changes to how we use bee-killing pesticides, clothianidin and thiamethoxam. Both of these pesticides are a type of neonicotinoid, which have been causing worldwide collapse of bee colonies.
Bird of the Week: Hairy Woodpecker
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 21 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Hairy Woodpecker gets its name from the long, thread-like white feathers that run down the middle of its black back. This species looks very much like its closely related cousin, the Downy Woodpecker, but has a heftier bill. It's also larger...
Bird of the Week: Johnson's Tody-Flycatcher
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 28 days ago - abcbirds.org
The diminutive Johnson's Tody-Flycatcher - about the size of a kinglet - is part of an enormous family of birds known as tyrant flycatchers. This cohort of insect-eating birds includes more than 400 species, ranging from...
Bird of the Week: Red-Headed Woodpecker
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Kathy
- 35 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Red-headed Woodpecker is a charismatic and colorful species, recognizable to even the most casual birder. Its eye-catching plumage gives this woodpecker a number of whimsical nicknames, including flag bird, flying checker-board, jellycoat...
Bird of the Week: Long-Tailed Woodnymph
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Kathy
- 42 days ago - abcbirds.org
Like its mythological namesake, the beautiful Long-tailed Woodnymph is a creature of forests - in this case, eastern Brazil's Atlantic Forest, a tremendously diverse habitat home to hundreds of bird species. Many of these, including...
Bird of the Week: Eastern Bluebird
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 49 days ago - abcbirds.org
The vibrant colors and soft, musical warbles of the Eastern Bluebird are a welcome sight on a cold, snowy day. Bluebirds have long been considered harbingers of spring, and their willingness to nest in open, human-modified habitats makes them popular...
Dubai See the New Year in Without Fireworks   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, globalwarming, GoodNews, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, wildlife, environment, education, ethics, goodnews, government, humans, interest )

Wendy
- 52 days ago - youtube.com
This has to be the way forward, how many thousands of pounds/ dollars etc have cities around the world spent on fireworks,for NYE damaging the ozone, worrying animals wild & domestic, that money could be better spent -well done Dubai leading the way
Bird of the Week: Golden-Headed Quetzal
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Kathy
- 56 days ago - abcbirds.org
A handful of spectacular species, found only in the Americas, are known as "quetzals". All are part of the trogon family-colorful, fruit-eating tropical birds that include the better-known Resplendent Quetzal and Haiti's national bird, Hispaniolan Trogon.
Bird of the Week: Ruddy Turnstone
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 63 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Ruddy Turnstone is a stocky shorebird named for its habit of flipping over stones, shells, and seaweed with a slightly upturned, wedge-shaped bill. During the breeding season, its bright orange legs and harlequin-like plumage are unmistakable.
Bird of the Week: Cock-Tailed Tyrant
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Kathy
- 70 days ago - abcbirds.org
In Bolivia, local people call the Cock-tailed Tyrant "helicoptero" for its distinctive flight pattern, which resembles a slow hummingbird hover. A little bigger than a junco, these are eye-catching birds; males have bold black-and=white plumage and...
Bird of the Week: Saltmarsh Sparrow
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 77 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Saltmarsh Sparrow's life is intimately connected to the tides. With a nesting cycle of 23 to 24 days, breeding is synchronized with the 28-day tidal cycle influenced by the moon.
Bird of the Week: Lark Bunting
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 84 days ago - abcbirds.org
"Our Troubadour of the Plains is gentle of manner and pleasingly sociable among his fellows. He lives a beautiful family and community life. Amiability is a characteristic trait." - Ornithologist Frank W. Langdon, 1933
 

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