Swifts – Living on the Wing

Swifts – Living on the Wing

January 18, 2015 by  
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With their forked tails and scythe-shaped wings, swifts herald the arrival of spring in Europe and are seen as the bringers of rain in parts of Africa where they spend their winters. These amazing birds spend almost their entire lives in flight, so much so that their legs are small and too weak to support them for long when perching, explaining why their family name…

Sedona Hummingbird Festival 2014

June 16, 2014 by  
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Hummingbird experts from around the world will be sharing their knowledge and pictures over the three days of the festival, which will also feature an art exhibit, vendor stands, birding trips…

Vancouver’s Bird Week: Promoting Appreciation for Birds

April 15, 2014 by  
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The coastal seaport city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, features a wide variety of habitats which attract large numbers of birds. To encourage interest in local and migratory birdlife, Vancouver hosts an annual event called Vancouver’s Bird Week, with the 2014 program taking place on May 3-10…

Conservation of the Honduran Emerald Hummingbird

January 29, 2013 by  
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There are more than 338 recorded hummingbird species worldwide, and many birding enthusiasts would agree that they are top of the list as the most interesting little birds of the nearly 10,000 bird species found around the world…

HummerBird Celebration 2012

August 16, 2012 by  
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Keynote speaker Kevin Karlson will be joining in every field trip of this popular annual event. As an accomplished bird, wildlife photographer and professional tour leader…

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