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Bird of the Week: Rainbow-Bearded Thornbill
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, green, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 3 days ago -
At first glance, the Rainbow-bearded Thornbill seems notable only for its short, dark bill; bold, white tail corners; and rufous forehead and crown. But seen in good lighting, the male's elongated gorget flares into a glittering cascade of bright colors.
Bird of the Week: Collared Inca
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 9 days ago -
The flashy Collared Inca is unmistakable: both sexes have long, straight bills; eye-catching white chest collars; and mostly white tails. This hummingbird's Latin species name, torquata, means "adorned with a neck chain or collar." Males have black and
Bird of the Week: Anna's Hummingbird
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, interesting, Sustainabililty )

- 17 days ago -
Named for the 19th century Italian duchess Anna Massena, the Anna's Hummingbird is one of only three hummingbird species that are permanent residents of the United States and Canada. (The others are the Allen's and Costa's.) This hardy hummingbird has...
Bird of the Week: Norther Cardinal "Angry Bird"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 31 days ago -
If you're familiar with the protagonist of :Angry Birds," you know that Red is said to be upset because some nasty pigs stole his eggs. This could actually be the case in states like Texas, where feral pigs have become a major problem for all manner of...
This All-Natural Pest Control Method Will Cheer Up Your Garden
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, garden, greenliving, healthy, interesting, Sustainabililty )

- 31 days ago -
Invite these feathered friends into your yard and watch them protect your crops. Learn how to attract the best birds to your garden and watch your plants flourish:
See the Millions of Places Migrating Birds Have Gone-in One Gif
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, CoolStuff, interesting, world )

- 149 days ago -
Ever wondered what bird migration looks like across the entire Western Hemisphere? Well, thanks to the visionaries at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, now we know...
Birders With Binoculars Beat Supercomputers
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

- 151 days ago -
By joining the 116th Audubon Christmas Bird Count, I became one of more than 70,000 volunteers from Canada to South America who counted perhaps 70 million birds in the days between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5. (This yearâEUR(TM)s count isnâEUR(TM)t tallied yet.)
Lawsuit Challenges Regulation of Neonicotinoids
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, bees, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 163 days ago -
American Bird Conservancy has joined with beekeepers, farmers, and public interest groups in filing a lawsuit alleging insufficient federal regulation of a dangerous class of pesticide that is deadly to birds, bees, and other wildlife.
Help Congress Pass the 2015 Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, greenproducts, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 234 days ago -
Did you know that collisions with glass claim the lives of hundreds of millions of birds in the United States each year? Birds that have successfully flown thousands of miles on migration can then die in seconds on a pane of glass. Luckily, we have the
Prevent Birds From Hitting Windows
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 303 days ago -
Here are some suggestions to help prevent birds from hitting windows, from several bird organizations: the Audubon Society, the American Bird Conservancy and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, along with a local bird expert.
Help Save Warblers and Other Migratory Birds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 328 days ago -
The Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA): It has supported 451 conservation projects on more than 3.7 million acres of critical bird habitat, resulting in crucial progress for birds like the Canada Warbler and rapidly declining species....
Act Now: Protect the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 381 days ago -
This week, the House of Representatives passed a provision in a fiscal appropriations bill that would bar the Department of Justice from enforcing the MBTA - essentially declaring that it's open season on birds!
Northern Spotted Owl Numbers Rapidly Decreasing Despite Efforts, Scientists Say
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, protection, spotted owls, Sustainabililty )

- 383 days ago -
After two decades of attempts to save the species, northern spotted owl numbers in the Northwest are still on the decline - and at a faster rate, scientists reported Tuesday.
They Are Biocides, Not Pesticides - And They Are Creating An Ecocide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, biocides, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, garden, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, ecocide, world )

- 409 days ago -
"A single corn kernel coated with a neonicotinoid can kill a song bird." As a long time environmental lawyer and campaigner, I should not have been stunned by that fact but I was. Shaking my head in dismay, I read on, "Even a tiny grain of wheat or canola
The World's Most Polluted Bird Hails From Vancouver
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, chemicals, ecosystems, environment, health, flame retardants, protection )

- 431 days ago -
The city's toxin-ridden hawks are so contaminated they're "flameproof".

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