Category Archives: Birding

Journal Club: Birdfeeding favours non-native bird species

SUMMARY: Feeding urban birds on bread and seed encourages high densities of introduced bird species at the expense of native species, thereby altering bird communities in cities, according to a new study Feeding wild birds is a hugely popular pastime … 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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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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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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Mystery Bird: Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula

This is a stunning bird for you to identify, courtesy of a talented and generous photographer! Continue reading

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Mystery Bird: Blue Grosbeak, Passerina caerulea

A stunning bird for you to identify, thanks to a generous and talented photographer! Continue reading

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Mystery Bird: American Avocet chick, Recurvirostra americana

This wee bird redefines cuuuute! Now you get the opportunity to tell me what species it is! Continue reading

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Mystery Bird: Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis

This is a lovely mystery bird for you to identify, thanks to a talented and generous photographer! Continue reading

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Mystery Bird: Penelope Guan, Penelope species

Another intriguing mystery bird to challenge you, thanks to some globe-trotting friends of mine Continue reading

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