Tag: condor

  • 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 ...

  • Saving the California Condor

    Back in 1987, the California condor was considered to be extinct in the wild, with only twenty-seven birds remaining in captivity. Now, thanks to conservation and breeding projects, America's ...

  • Bird Species A - B

    Bird Species A through B Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) American Avocets (Recurvirostra americana) American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) American Coot (Fulica americana) American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) American Kestrel (Falco sparverious) American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliates) American White Pelican (Pelecanus ...

  • Birds of Prey

    Birds of prey, or raptors, are birds which hunt other animals for food and are specially adapted to do so. Birds of prey include eagles, condors, kites, falcons, hawks, osprey, owls, vultures, buzzards and secretary birds. When hunting, birds of prey use their highly adapted feet and talons to capture and kill prey. Hawks and […]

  • Ornithologist Pair Break Record

    For many bird lovers it seems like the sort of thing dreams are made of – giving up everything to enjoy a year spotting some of the most rare birds in some of the most exotic locations around ...

  • A Bird’s Life

    How long can birds live in the wild? Anyone who has found a dead bird may wonder about their lifespan. Scientists have as well. For decades, they have been marking birds with numbered metal ...