Tag Archives: birds

Today’s Mystery Bird for you to Identify

This individual bird looks different from the adults of the species (a situation that as is typical for most bird species) — can you tell me why birds usually have a special juvenile plumage that differs from plumage worn by either adult? Continue reading

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Mystery Bird: Female Mountain Bluebird, Sialia currucoides

Wow, now here’s a difficult bird for you to identify, thanks to a talented photographer Continue reading

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A Flock of Parrots take over the Tonight Show

An amusing video of several parrots that guest-hosted the tonight show, upstaging Jay Leno Continue reading

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Mystery Bird: Crested Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos

Here’s a weird mystery bird to challenge you, courtesy of Rick Wright Continue reading

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Mystery Bird: Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus

This is a bird that is easy to identify, but it’s still gorgeous, so I had to share it with you! Continue reading

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Snowball the Parrot Dances to Christmas Carols

This is a hilarious holiday video of Snowball, a sulfur-crested cockatoo, dancing to Christmas carols Continue reading

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Ghost Bird

Faith-based birding or reality? You be the judge. Continue reading

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Birds in the News 153

Another issue of the online newsletter that collects international news stories about birds for you to read and enjoy Continue reading

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Mystery Bird: Male Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus

Oh HO! Your bird ID teacher is getting tricky with you, but don’t panic, because you can ID this bird Continue reading

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Birdbooker Report 42

A list of biology, ecology, environment, natural history and animal books that are (or will soon be) available for purchase. Continue reading

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