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To Feed or Not to Feed… (Birds)

To Feed or Not to Feed… (Birds) | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Feeding birds safely with tips from experts at Project Feederwatch and Great Backyard Bird Count, plus instructions for a homemade junco feeder...
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Feeding Birds With Summer-Fruiting Shrubs | Mast Tree Network

Feeding Birds With Summer-Fruiting Shrubs | Mast Tree Network | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Restoring the bounty of North America's native woodlands...
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When Feeding Birds Runs Amuck

When Feeding Birds Runs Amuck | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it

Feeding birds is generally regarded as a harmless past-time, a wholesome way for people to share nature and enjoy wildlife with the family. However, more and more news stories are popping up this year of communities cracking down on bird feeding

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A Birding Expedition on Laguna Madre Bay

A Birding Expedition on Laguna Madre Bay | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
A highlight of my trip to South Texas for the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival was a pontoon boat trip on Laguna Madre Bay with Scarlet Colley of the The South Padre Island Dolphin Research and N...
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Weekend Bird Viewing | Vincent Mistretta's Blog

Weekend Bird Viewing | Vincent Mistretta's Blog | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
House Finches are the abundant species in our yard right now.
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Birds in Song for WBW | Nature Observances

Birds in Song for WBW | Nature Observances | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Nature Observances - A Closer Look at Nature in all it's Beauty...
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BIRD WALK IN THE PARK: A mindfulness practice in nature | The Mindful Word - journal of mindfulness and engaged living

BIRD WALK IN THE PARK: A mindfulness practice in nature | The Mindful Word - journal of mindfulness and engaged living | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
CCFEW's bird walks provide city dwellers with a group practice of mindfulness in nature.
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Editorial: Bald eagle sighting in Delaware Township gives us hope

Editorial: Bald eagle sighting in Delaware Township gives us hope | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Bill Emery of Delaware Township gave us an early Thanksgiving present this past week when he sent in a wonderful photo of a bald eagle spotted east of Sergeantsville. We posted the photo on nj.com/hunterdon, where it clearly struck a chord.

Via Dennis Schvejda
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Birding Brigantine NWR

Birding Brigantine NWR | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Winter birding at Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge in search of the large flocks of Snow Geese.
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Laura Erickson to pen regular column about attracting birds for BirdWatching - BirdWatching Field of View - BirdWatching Magazine: birdwatching hotspots, bird identification, bird photos, bird feeders

Laura Erickson to pen regular column about attracting birds for BirdWatching - BirdWatching Field of View - BirdWatching Magazine: birdwatching hotspots, bird identification, bird photos, bird feeders | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Read about birdwatching, bird feeding & identifying, bird houses, bird feeders, birdwatching hotspots, binoculars, books, news, conservation; birderwatchers reader forum, photo galleries (BREAKING: Laura Erickson to pen regular column about attracting...
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clay and limestone: Owls In The Garden

clay and limestone: Owls In The Garden | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it

As a gardener and wildlife enthusiast I am well aware that the circle of life in nature and on a smaller scale in my garden is one of predator and prey and owls play a huge role as predators of small mammals.

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Double Crested Cormorant Eats an Eel

Double Crested Cormorant Eats an Eel | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Double-crested Cormorant swallows an eel in this photoseries taken at the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden in Maine.
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eBirding your Christmas Bird Counts — eBird

eBirding your Christmas Bird Counts — eBird | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it

December 14 will begin the 112th Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season, and the first big weekend of counts will be 17-18 December. The
Christmas Count is the largest and longest-running ornithological
citizen science project.
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Wildlife Extra News - Scotland’s white-tailed eagles reach record numbers since

Wildlife Extra News - Scotland’s white-tailed eagles reach record numbers since | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it

This year has proved another record breaking year for breeding pairs of Scotland's largest bird of prey. White-tailed eagles soared to new heights despite heavy storms throughout the 2011 breeding season.

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Offering mealworms in winter will bring chickadees up to a window, maybe into the hand - BirdWatching Field of View - BirdWatching Magazine: birdwatching hotspots, bird identification, bird photos,...

Offering mealworms in winter will bring chickadees up to a window, maybe into the hand - BirdWatching Field of View - BirdWatching Magazine: birdwatching hotspots, bird identification, bird photos,... | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Read about birdwatching, bird feeding & identifying, bird houses, bird feeders, birdwatching hotspots, binoculars, books, news, conservation; birderwatchers reader forum, photo galleries...
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Thousands of birds make crash landing in Southern Utah

Thousands of birds make crash landing in Southern Utah | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
ST. GEORGE - Thousands of migrating birds crashed throughout Southern Utah late Monday night, resulting in a marathon rescue and collection effort that is still underway.
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James Currie on Rogitama Hummingbird in Colombia: Lost Relic or No? - ABA Blog

James Currie on Rogitama Hummingbird in Colombia: Lost Relic or No? - ABA Blog | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
James Currie, host of Nikon's Birding Adventures TV, was on the scene in Colombia when remarkable news broke that a mystery hummingbird was feeding at a private nature reserve three hours north of Bogotá.
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Viewing nature with Eileen: Harlequin ducks

Viewing nature with Eileen: Harlequin ducks | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it

The Harlequins are one of my favorite ducks. They are being seen all along the Atlantic coastline from Maryland to the New Jersey shores.

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The Christmas Bird Count season begins!

The Christmas Bird Count season begins! | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Today is the first day of the Christmas Bird Count season, which goes from December 14th  to January 5thevery year.  Why am I inside typing on my laptop you ask?  Well, I’m just getting a few ...
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Ecosystem Gardening Essentials: Provide Safe Places to Raise Young

Ecosystem Gardening Essentials: Provide Safe Places to Raise Young | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Ecosystem Gardening essentials include providing safe places for wildlife to raise their young...
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Turkeys Seem to Be Everywhere in Galloway These Days

Turkeys Seem to Be Everywhere in Galloway These Days | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Never common locally and extirpated as recently as 40 years ago, the big birds have bounced back and are stalking suburban lawns throughout the township.

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Mary Lou Petersen readies for her last holiday bird survey

Mary Lou Petersen readies for her last holiday bird survey | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
It was about 5:15 a.m.one dark and cold December morning, and Mary Lou Petersen and her husband Peter were (Aububon birder to mark 50th Christmas Bird Count this year http://t.co/46yBbU8e...
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Bread is NOT Bird Food

Bread is NOT Bird Food | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it

Imagine if you took your small children to McDonald’s every day. They may get filled up with that food, but do you really think that’s providing all the nutrition your children need?
It’s the same thing with birds. Bread is junk food for birds, providing very little nutritional value and very little in the way of energy to survive the winter in our wildlife gardens.

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Birding Is Fun!: Tis the Season (for Counting Birds . . . )

Birding Is Fun!: Tis the Season (for Counting Birds . . . ) | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it

In 5 days the Audubon Christmas Bird Count season officially opens and tens of thousands of people across the land will continue a tradition that began 112 years ago. I guess it just about must be the oldest "citizen science" project there is. For me, this will be #11 since my interest in birds really took off a little more than 12 years ago.

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Delaware Bay coast from Cumberland to Cape May named Important Bird Area

Delaware Bay coast from Cumberland to Cape May named Important Bird Area | Birds and Birding | Scoop.it
Fifty miles of the Delaware Bay coast from Cape May Point to Fairfield Township in Cumberland County have been declared a globally significant “Important Bird Area.”...
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