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  • Macaw Mountain Bird Park – A Haven in Honduras

    Macaw Mountain Bird Park – A Haven in Honduras

    Consisting of nine-acres of old growth forest, the Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve offers visitors the opportunity of viewing a wide variety of tropical birds in their natural ...

  • Significance of Egg Coloration to Embryo Development

    Significance of Egg Coloration to Embryo Development

    Researchers continue to debate the purpose of bird egg pigmentation, with the most popular theory being that camouflage is the main reason for the variation in eggshell colors, with the speckles ...

  • Practice Makes Perfect for Nest-Building Weavers

    Practice Makes Perfect for Nest-Building Weavers

    It has long been assumed that the nest building skills of birds are instinctive, but new research has revealed that building a nest could very well be a learned skill. Following and filming the ...

  • Personality is Vital for Male Birds

    Personality is Vital for Male Birds

    It seems that it is not only humans who want more than just good looks in a partner, as a recent study revealed that even in the bird kingdom, being handsome does not guarantee the attention of ...

  • Game Birds Losing Feathers

    Game Birds Losing Feathers

    Winter is setting in, and you absolutely do not know what to do. Your quail and pheasants have lost feathers and you don’t want them to get chilled. What do you do?

  • Mites and Chickens

    Mites and Chickens

    Most people do not realize chickens can contract mites. However, this is actually a pretty common problem with our outdoor bird friends. It is generally noticed with feathers falling out, ...

  • World Bird Sanctuary in Missouri

    World Bird Sanctuary in Missouri

    Adjacent to the Lone Elk County Park and Chubb Trail in Missouri, U.S.A., is a sanctuary that is dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey and educating the public on the vital role these ...

  • Explore the Birds of Vermont Museum

    Explore the Birds of Vermont Museum

    Through its displays of superb wood-carvings, representing close to 500 birds from 258 species, the Birds of Vermont Museum offers visitors the opportunity to discover the diverse birdlife of ...

  • Bills Regulate Body Temperature

    Bills Regulate Body Temperature

    On 20 July 2011 the research done by a team of scientists from the well-known Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center was published in the Ecography journal, and has revealed more insight into the use ...

  • Pigeons Can Recognize Human Faces

    Pigeons Can Recognize Human Faces

    It seems that years of sharing space with humans and being forced to adapt to changes in city lifestyles, has taught pigeons a few tricks that are quite remarkable to say the least. They might ...