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Bird of the Week: Pinto's Spinetail
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1 day 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
Bird of the Week: Frilled Coquette
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Kathy
- 8 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.
Bird of the Week: Seven-Colored Tanager
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Kathy
- 16 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Seven-colored Tanager is decked out in eye-catching shades of turquoise, green, blue, yellow, and orange. It resembles the Green-headed Tanager, a species confusingly known as the Seven-colored Tanager (saíra-sete-cores) in Portuguese.
5 Fascinating Seabirds
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Kathy
- 17 days ago - blog.oceanconservancy.org
In honor of National Bird Day, we're taking a moment to celebrate five fascinating seabirds.
Bird of the Week: Yellow-Faced Siskin
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Kathy
- 37 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Yellow-faced Siskin was initially described as a Californian species, since the first male type specimen was a captive bird in that state. But this bright yellow finch, which closely resembles the more familiar American Goldfinch, is actually native..
Bird of the Week: Bay-Breasted Warbler
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Kathy
- 50 days ago - abcbirds.org
The adult male Bay-breasted Warbler is unmistakable, with its black face and chestnut head. However, the species falls into the "confusing fall warblers" category, with nonbreeding males, females, and juveniles closely resembling their counterpart...
The Birdist's Rules of Birding Rule #3: Take a Stand for Birds
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Anna
- 72 days ago - audubon.org
We all love birds, but appreciating them also comes with a duty to protect them. WeâEUR(TM)re incredibly lucky to share our planet with these creatures, but they canâEUR(TM)t help themselves. ItâEUR(TM)s up to us to take action.
Welcome Winter Birds to Your Yard
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, habitat, birds, garden, food shelter, eco-friendly )

Anna
- 91 days ago - ny.audubon.org
Winter is a tough time for birds, especially when it comes to food and shelter. But we can help them survive the long winter months.
Bird of the Week: Prothonotary Warbler
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Kathy
- 100 days ago - abcbirds.org
This warbler looks like a bit of spring sunlight with its golden-yellow head and breast set off by blue-gray wings. "Prothonotary" refers to clerks in the Roman Catholic Church, whose robes were bright yellow.
Bird of the Week: Lucy's Warbler
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Kathy
- 113 days ago - abcbirds.org
At 4.25 inches, the tiny gray Lucy's Warbler is the smallest North American Warbler. It's known as the "desert" or "mesquite" warbler, accurate nicknames for a species that nests almost entirely in the Sonoran Desert.
Bird of the Week: Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
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Kathy
- 134 days ago - abcbirds.org
This little flycatcher has a big impact, controlling insect populations around wetlands and waterways. It nests in these important riparian habitats alongside other threatened species, such as the western population of Yellow-billed Cuckoo.
Support Clean Energy to Protect Ohio's Birds PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, protection, birds, energy )

Anna
- 135 days ago - change.org
Birds are natureâEUR(TM)s first messengers of how climate change is impacting the Earth we all share. At the National Audubon Society, weâEUR(TM)ve been studying the impact of climate change on birds, and the research shows that many could disappear forever due
Bird of the Week: Common Nighthawk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 148 days ago - abcbirds.org
The name "nighthawk" is misleading, since the bird is neither strictly nocturnal nor closely related to hawks. Like the Eastern Whip-poor-will and Chuck-will's widow, it's a member of the Caprimulgidae family, a group also known as nightjars.
Bird of the Week: Loggerhead Shrike
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Kathy
- 191 days ago - abcbirds.org
This shrike's song is a bit like a mockingbird's, featuring a series of raspy, buzzy notes and trills. Along with the bird, that song has become much less common. According to Breeding Bird Survey data, populations have declined by almost 80 percent since
Bird of the Week: Prairie Warbler
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Kathy
- 198 days ago - abcbirds.org
Contrary to its name, the Prairie Warbler is a bird of scrubby fields, clearcuts, and open woods, where it can be located by its buzzy, ascending song, tail-pumping habit, and black-streaked yellow plumage. This species has a bold facial pattern that...
 

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