Date Last Updated: June 19, 2019

Tag: species

  • New York Birders Conference 2013

    The 66th annual New York Birders Conference offers birders the opportunity to view the fall coastal migration when it is at its peak, the ideal time to spot rare birds...

  • Finding a Reputable Bird Breeder

    Finding a Reputable Bird Breeder

    You are looking to add a new baby bird to your family. You have chosen the best species for your family. You pick up the newspaper and find an ad for someone who breeds this species. But their ...

  • Southeastern American Kestrel in Louisiana

    The American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) is the smallest member of the family Falconidae in North America. The American Kestrel can be identified by two distinct black streaks on each side of the ...

  • Spectacular Courtship Ritual of Peafowl

    Spectacular Courtship Ritual of Peafowl

    The name for a group of peafowl – pride or ostentation - is very descriptive and this colorful bird has long been associated with high social standing and royalty, particularly in Asian cultures...

  • Snake Skin as Protection Against Predators

    Snake Skin as Protection Against Predators

    >Birds use all sorts of materials to build and pad their nests with, and are very good in general at adapting whatever is at hand to suit their needs. Some birds even use the shed skins of ...

  • AEWA: Supporting Habitat Conservation for Migratory Birds

    AEWA: Supporting Habitat Conservation for Migratory Birds

    Administered by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and developed in line with the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian ...

  • Incredible Condo-Building Weavers

    Incredible Condo-Building Weavers

    Well known for their nest-building abilities, weavers (Ploceidae) are small passerine birds with the majority of the family's 117 species found in sub-Saharan Africa, and smaller numbers making ...

  • British Birds Tap Into New Food Source

    British Birds Tap Into New Food Source

    Many bird species have amazing ways of adapting to changes in their environment, and a recent study in Britain has revealed that great tits, blue tits and other native species...

  • 2013 Vallarta Bird Festival

    The Vallarta Bird Festival offers four days jam-packed with birding activities. Join expert guides to explore unique habitats and see how many of the Banderas Bay and Cabo Corrientes...

  • Conservation of the Honduran Emerald Hummingbird

    Conservation of the Honduran Emerald Hummingbird

    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 ...