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What Exactly Are Flamingos Anyway?
Offbeat  (tags: audio, birds, flamingos, wildlife, protection )

- 11 hours ago -
Are they herons? Some type of ibis? And why are they pink? This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of The National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations nationwide.
Big Birds: Graceful Swans Return to Snohomish County Fields
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, animals, birds )

- 1 day ago -
Two of the NorthwestâEUR(TM)s most popular annual visitors, swans and snow geese, have arrived from the north some from as far as thousands of miles away to spend winter in Western Washington before heading back to raise their young.
Pollution, Poaching Take Toll on Migratory Bird Count
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Fewer migratory birds from Central Asia, China, Tibet and Ladakh have visited the state this year. Local researchers say noise, air pollution and infectious diseases are responsible for the decline in number of the birds that visit Ranchi, Bokaro,
Meet the London Street Artist Who Painted Bird Murals All Over Harlem
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, bizarre, protection )

- 2 days ago -
The Audubon Mural Project's latest collaborator spreads conservation awareness through vibrant street art.
New Video Exposes the Yellow-Breasted Chat as a Total Trash Bird
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, birds, video )

- 2 days ago -
DonâEUR(TM)t let the mean old city get you down, buddy.
Under Metallic Starling Colonies, Wildlife Gather for Impromptu Feeding Frenzies
Offbeat  (tags: protection, wildlife )

- 3 days ago -
More than 40 species-including rare cockatoos and tree snakes-are drawn to these pop-up ecosystems during Australia's monsoon season.
Tiny Kitten, Who Could Only Hop and Do Splits, Learns to Walk
Offbeat  (tags: cats, walking, protection )

- 3 days ago -
A little ginger kitten couldn't use his hind legs, but with a lot of love and patience, he learned to walk and even run like other kitties.
Is That Exotic Waterfowl You Just Found Wild or An Escapee?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 4 days ago -
When ace Montana birder Radd Icenoggle spotted an odd duck south of Missoula in April 2013, it didnâEUR(TM)t take him long to identify it: a male Baikal Teal. This Asian dabbler, a very rare visitor to North America, was never sighted in Montana before,
Secret Pools in the Oregon Desert Are Magnets for All Kinds of Thirsty Animals
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, wildlife )

- 4 days ago -
Created by the government more than half a century ago, the guzzlers are kept running by volunteers set on bringing life to the withering outback.
In Latin America, It Takes a Village to Save Rare Hummingbirds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, conservation )

- 5 days ago -
A culture of conservation is taking root in several South American communities as residents find creative ways to help rare hummingbirds survive. Here are three places where this is happening with great success.
Birds Aid the Clouds
Offbeat  (tags: environment, wildlife, protection, birds, clouds )

- 6 days ago -
As summer arrives in the North Pole, hundreds of sea-dwelling bird species from across the globe make the lengthy journey to the Arctic to clamour over their share of a summer-only, one-of-a-kind food haul.
The Bald Eagle Nest Cam That Hatched a Global Community
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, animals, eagles, cams )

- 6 days ago -
A pair of the raptors nesting in Pennsylvania have transformed hundreds of strangers into a tightknit group.
Victory!! New National Wildlife Refuge Will Protect Imperiled Shrubland Birds
Offbeat  (tags: environment, habitat, refuge, wildlife, protection )

- 7 days ago -
Following an extensive public review process, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last month that it is moving forward with the creation of Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge. AmericaâEUR(TM)s newest National Wildlife Refuge will be dedicated

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