Date Last Updated: June 26, 2019

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  • Montecasino Bird Gardens in South Africa

    Montecasino Bird Gardens in South Africa

    Situated in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg, South Africa, Montecasino Bird Gardens is home to more than sixty species of birds...

  • Pacific Flyway Migratory Birds Assisted by Rice Farmers

    Pacific Flyway Migratory Birds Assisted by Rice Farmers

    Following the introduction of rice as a food crop during the California gold rush, farmers reportedly battled to find the ideal growing conditions for decades before discovering the right ...

  • Enjoy a Day at Birdworld in Surrey

    Enjoy a Day at Birdworld in Surrey

    Located on 26 acres in Surrey's Alice Holt Forest, Birdworld offers the perfect setting for a family outing. As one of the largest bird parks in England, Birdworld is home to an extensive ...

  • Feathers, Fashion and Conservation

    Feathers, Fashion and Conservation

    Chosen in 1953 as the symbol of the National Audubon Society in the United States, the Great Egret (Ardea Alba) represents an inspiring conservation success story. Had it not been for the ...

  • Searching for Magnetoreceptors in Birds

    Searching for Magnetoreceptors in Birds

    The theory that navigational skills in some birds may be influenced by iron particles in their beaks reacting to the magnetic field of the earth, has recently been refuted by scientists at ...

  • Avian Edutainment at Weltvogelpark Walsrode

    Avian Edutainment at Weltvogelpark Walsrode

    overing more than 24 hectares, with more than four thousand birds representing 675 species from all around the world, Weltvogelpark Walsrode is a birding enthusiast's paradise.

  • Amazing Memories of Hummingbirds

    Amazing Memories of Hummingbirds

    Flitting from one flower to the next, their long, narrow beaks perfectly adapted to reach seemingly inaccessible nectar, hummingbirds hover with their wings a blur, their iridescent feathers ...

  • Rescue and Rehabilitation at the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary

    Rescue and Rehabilitation at the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary

    Established in 1971 by zoologist Ralph Heath, the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary is the largest hospital and rehabilitation reserve for wild birds in the United States, and is considered to be one ...

  • Physical Traits and Genetics in Pigeons

    Physical Traits and Genetics in Pigeons

    Believed to have been domesticated in the Mediterranean region up to 5,000 years ago, pigeons are providing new insight into the role of genetics in the development of physical traits. A study ...

  • Visit the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

    Visit the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

    Established in 2006, the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary in South Africa cares for more than 180 birds representing 50 different raptor species. The sanctuary's permanent residents have either ...