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How Much Do You Know About Urban Wildlife? - Take the Test
Offbeat  (tags: Urban, wildlife, quiz, test, Racoon's, foxes, birds )

Marie
- 14 days ago - mnn.com
Even in the most dense urban landscapes, our wild neighbors are all around us. Sometimes we forget they're wild creatures, skillfully adapting to a strange, manmade habitat. See how well you know your furry and feathered next-door neighbours!
Engineers Without Degrees - Birds at Work
Offbeat  (tags: birds, nests, animals, design, environment, pictures, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 23 days ago - guyaneseonline.wordpress.com
I think we should be happy when someone says we have a bird brain -
Birds of Paradise VIDEO   video
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, Paradise, animals, environment, unusual )

Lone
- 43 days ago - youtube.com
Beautiful video of very rare birds
When the Last of the Great Auks Died, It Was By the Crush of a Fisherman's Boot Read More: Http://Www.Smithsonianmag.Com/ Smith
Offbeat  (tags: birds, wildlife, culture, photos, environment, off-beat )

Connie
- 48 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Birds once plentiful and abundant, are the subject of a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum
Nesting Hummingbirds : The Photography of Gary Yost
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, environment, interesting, pictures, hummingbirds, wildlife )

Kathy
- 64 days ago - ecology.com
Fine art photographer Gary Yost found a nesting Anna's hummingbird in his front yard, in the fork of a Dodonaea bush. His wife Sondra had been dedicated to feeding the hummingbirds on their property for many years, but they had never seen a hummingbird ne
Passenger Arrested at Cuba Airport With 66 Tiny Birds Sewn Into His Trousers After Customs Officer Spots 'Bulge' - IDIOT!
Offbeat  (tags: birds, smuggler, hah! ya got caught!, idiot, airport, finches, hummingbirds, off-beat, animals, crime )

Julie
- 85 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
All the birds were rare species and had probably been stolen to order for the equivalent of thousands of pounds, police said. The smuggler nearly made it on to the aircraft after a metal detector failed to pick up his feathered contraband.
18 Photos of Adorable Chicks in Nests
Offbeat  (tags: Photos, chicks, birds, nest, adorable, cliffs, ground, ponds )

Marie
- 93 days ago - mnn.com
Get a rare glimpse into the nests of 18 different birds, from those on the ground to those on the highest cliffs and the ponds in between.
The Invisible Killer Threatening Millions of Migrating Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, migrating birds, windows, invisible killer, Landlords, Architects, bird friendly, buildings )

Ray
- 99 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Every year, hundreds of millions of birds are killed or injured when they fly into windows. Volunteers who document the collisions are now calling for architects and landlords to make their buildings more bird friendly to reduce the number of deaths.
RSPB Uses Drone to Keep Watch on Britain's Vulnerable Birds
Offbeat  (tags: RSPB, drones, monitor, endangered, birds, protect, UK )

Marie
- 109 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservation charity's remotely controlled device safeguards reintroduced species and monitors endangered breeds.
Ancient Lizards SHRUNK to Become Birds to Survive, Say Oxford Academics
Offbeat  (tags: Dinosaurs, birds, lizards, extinct, survived, Oxford )

Marie
- 113 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have solved a mystery that has baffled experts for years - why some species of dinosaur survived and evolved while others died out.
The Bird That Impersonates a MEERKAT to Steal Food
Offbeat  (tags: Drongo, meerkat, birds, impersonates, food, steals )

Marie
- 113 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Among the rolling red dunes of the Kalahari Desert, the song of the fork-tailed drongo provides a warning that predators are lurking close by.
Why Do Some Birds Sing Through The Night?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, birds, song )

Cher Away
- 118 days ago - wild.enature.com
Many questions come to eNature about night birds calling and other weird and incessant noises in the dark. It seems that there's a lot of activity taking place when most of us expect our birds to be resting.
The End of the Nightingale's Song? Songbirds Are in Dangerous Decline - and Could Disappear Completely From Britain
Offbeat  (tags: Nightingales, song, decline, sad news, video, birds, Great Britain )

Marie
- 123 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The nightingale is in dangerous decline and could disappear from Britain if breeding sites are not protected from developers, experts have warned.
How Can Birds Sing Without Pausing To Breathe?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, birds, singing, wildlife, protection )

Cher Away
- 127 days ago - wild.enature.com
The birds are singing now, and for good reason: breeding season is in full swing. And it seems to have arrived earlier this year than most.
How to... Build An Insect Hotel
Offbeat  (tags: How to, build, insect hotel, help wildlife, bugs, birds, hedgehogs )

Marie
- 146 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
We help take care of the birds and other animals such as hedgehogs in our gardens by putting out food, or supplying places for them to live, so why not take care of the invertebrates they depend on for food as well?
 

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