Bird population decline fodder II — Birds of New England.com

Here are some more graphics from the recently released bird population study that showed a decline of 2.9 billion birds, or 29 percent, in North American over the last 50 years. Here’s my recent article on it. The study’s accompanying website is 3billionbirds.org #BringBirdsBack

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Evening Grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertinus — Quiet Solo Pursuits

Note: this post, while published, is a work in progress, as are all posts in this series, My Photo Life List. My goal is to photograph every species of bird that is seen on a regular basis here in Michigan, working from a list compiled by the Michigan chapter of the Audubon Society. This will be […]

via Evening Grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertinus — Quiet Solo Pursuits

Bird Feeder Prize Draw — Bramble Garden

Just a quick reminder to please leave a comment on my post here * to be included in this week’s prize draw for a bird feeder kindly donated by CJ Wildlife. It’s a lovely little feeder which looks good, and keeps the bird food dry. It come with 1kg of insect suet food, and normally […]

via Bird Feeder Prize Draw — Bramble Garden

International Bird Rescue: Our Work and Research, with Julie Skoglund – Evening Meeting Reminder: Tuesday, February 5, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Ever wonder who cleans all those pelicans, boobies, gulls, terns and other seabirds when they get stuck in some giant oil slick? International Bird Rescue. Ever wonder how they do it, or if there is some way you can help? This presentation by International Bird Rescue explains their work to help care for injured, orphaned […]

via International Bird Rescue: Our Work and Research, with Julie Skoglund – Evening Meeting Reminder: Tuesday, February 5, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Chickadee dee dee

Of all the wild birds that grace our backyard feeders and chatter among the trees, none are as endearing as the Black-capped Chickadee.  Friendly and gregarious, Chickadees make the winter’s chill a little less biting.  My favourite songbird by far, I long to hear them extolling their trademark chickadee dee dee tune each and every time I enter their outdoor world.

Black-capped Chickadees: Forest Warriors or Suburban Feeder Flirts? — Oakland County Blog

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WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY Black-capped Chickadees are well adapted to life in the woodlands of Oakland County, and are equally comfortable living a suburban lifestyle. The secret of their success is adaptability and inquisitiveness, and during the cold months, a few tricks bestowed upon them through eons of evolution. Chickadees may be found in […]

via Black-capped Chickadees: Forest Warriors or Suburban Feeder Flirts? — Oakland County Blog