Tag: lakes

  • Midwest Birding Symposium

    The Midwest Birding Symposium will see scores of bird watchers gathering at Lakeside in Ohio. The event is hosted by the Lakeside Association, Ohio Ornithological Society and Bird ...

  • African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)

    The African Fish Eagle or as it is scientifically known, Haliaeetus vocifer, can be seen throughout Southern Africa and is known by many varieties of names, in many languages. This includes the River eagle, Aigle pecheur, Pygargue vocifer, Afrikaanse visarend and so on. This fairly large bird is related to the North American Bald Eagle […]

  • Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)

    The Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) is found almost worldwide and it is very adaptable to its environment, living in desert, tropical rainforest and polar regions. Also known as the Common Gallinule in North America, this bird tends to favour well-vegetated lakes as breeding environments. The birds are usually reclusive, but have been known be become […]

  • Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

    The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) is the largest of the heron family. They are approximately 38 inches in length, with a 70 inch wingspan. The male and females are similar, with white faces and crowns, and blue-gray and black plumage covering the rest of their bodies. These birds also have long legs and necks […]

  • Birds: Flamingos

    Flamingos are easily-recognized, long-legged water bird species with a characteristic pink color on their feathers. They live in shallow, salty lagoons and lakes, in tropical regions of the ...