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Happinest Is Rehabbing Hummers.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, humans, birds, hummingbirds )

- 3 days ago -
It's not uncommon for our songbird rehabber, Sherry Teas, to intake hummingbirds that are lethargic and unable to fly, yet showing no signs of physical injury. One thing Sherry has noticed with each of these hummingbirds is their red droppings
Birds Are Important
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, birds )

- 5 days ago -
Birds are important to us in ways we are only beginning to understand. Here are just a few ways that birds matter -- not just to us, but to the world.
Bahrain Returns Over 1,000 Rare Birds Smuggled From Pakistan
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- 13 days ago -
Over a thousand rare birds, including baby parrots and nightingales, were smuggled on March 5 to Bahrain in the guise of lovebirds and Australian parrots by collusion of government departments. Pakistan bars export of parrots and nightingales.
Seven Women Who Made the World Better for Birds and People
Offbeat  (tags: women, birds, conservation )

- 16 days ago -
WeâEUR(TM)re giving a major hat tip to these die-hard conservationists, because every month should be Women's History Month.
Despite Rains, Water Continues to Be a Challenge for Bird Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: environment, water, conservation, birds )

- 25 days ago -
Water is always central to bird conservation in California. That remains true, even with the heavy rains that have dumped on the Golden State in recent weeks.
Birdist Rule #61: Find Your First Phoebe, the Gateway Flycatcher
Offbeat  (tags: BIRDS, wildlife, protection )

- 26 days ago -
Identifying flycatchers can be unbelievably frustrating, so start off easy.
Census 2017 : Bird Population Rises in Delhi Stretch of Yamuna Despite Degraded Habitat
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- 40 days ago -
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.
Senior Cat Becomes Family to Tiny Chirpy Friend Who Follows Him Everywhere He Goes...
Offbeat  (tags: cats, birds )

- 44 days ago -
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 )

- 45 days ago -
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 )

- 46 days ago -
An amazing number of birds, maybe a dozen or more varieties, are in most backyards even in the dead of winter.
Bad Air Brings Down Migratory Bird Count in Sultanpur
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds )

- 61 days ago -
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.
What It Takes to Be the Perfect Spouse (According to a Penguin)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, humor, interesting, penguins, unusual, wildlife, world )

- 62 days ago -
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 )

- 66 days ago -
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 )

- 68 days ago -
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.
Alien Bird Risk From Pet Trade
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, birds )

- 70 days ago -
The trade in caged birds poses a risk to native species if the pets escape into the wild, UK researchers say.

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