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@songbirdfibres

I am excited to be invited to display my bird-inspired yarn this weekend at the annual Ontario Field Ornithologists conference. It’ll be fun to be critiqued by the experts!! Friday and Saturday afternoons at the Hamilton Sheraton .
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I am excited to be invited to display my bird-inspired yarn this weekend at the annual Ontario Field Ornithologists conference. It’ll be fun to be critiqued by the experts!! Friday and Saturday afternoons at the Hamilton Sheraton .
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#ornithology #birdsofinstagram #indiedyer #ontariofieldornithologists #sockyarn
9 0 20 minutes ago
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@soiledreputation

Reposted from @team_ebird (@get_regrann) - Over the past half-century, we've lost 2.9 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada. #BringBirdsBack
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Researchers at seven institutions found a net loss of 29% of the breeding bird population over the last 50 years.⠀
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Follow our posts this week for more findings from this landmark research and add #BringBirdsBack to your posts to spread the word. ⠀
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#cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology #research #conservation #birds #science - #regrann

Reposted from @team_ebird (@get_regrann) -  Over the past half-century, we've lost 2.9 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada. #BringBirdsBack⠀
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Researchers at seven institutions found a net loss of 29% of the breeding bird population over the last 50 years.⠀
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Follow our posts this week for more findings from this landmark research and add #BringBirdsBack to your posts to spread the word. ⠀
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#cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology #research #conservation #birds #science - #regrann
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@team_ebird

Over the past half-century, we've lost 2.9 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada. #BringBirdsBack
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Researchers at seven institutions found a net loss of 29% of the breeding bird population over the last 50 years.⠀
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Follow our posts this week for more findings from this landmark research and add #BringBirdsBack to your posts to spread the word. ⠀
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#cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology #research #conservation #birds #science

Over the past half-century, we've lost 2.9 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada. #BringBirdsBack⠀
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Researchers at seven institutions found a net loss of 29% of the breeding bird population over the last 50 years.⠀
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Follow our posts this week for more findings from this landmark research and add #BringBirdsBack to your posts to spread the word. ⠀
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#cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology #research #conservation #birds #science
107 3 1 hour ago
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@scientific_ms_bee

Working on my bird ID skills: left to right: mature house sparrow, immature house sparrow, and white-crowned sparrow.
#birding #birds #birdwatching #birdfeeder #science #ornithology #sparrows

Working on my bird ID skills: left to right: mature house sparrow, immature house sparrow, and white-crowned sparrow. 
#birding #birds #birdwatching #birdfeeder #science #ornithology #sparrows
5 0 1 hour ago
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@msbo_birds

Burke Lake Banding Station

Michigan State Bird Observatory Daily Update

Burke Lake Banding Station (BULA)
Number of birds captured: 104 (82N, 22R)
Number of species captured: 23

Top 5 species captured: Gray Catbird (28), Common Yellowthroat (15), Swainson's Thrush (15), American Redstart (10), Magnolia Warbler (4)

Notes: The Michigan State Bird Observatory is open to the public and hosts many different educational outreach programs for groups of any age! This week we hosted a wonderful group from a retirement community, a high school biology class and an elementary group from a Montessori school. If you would like to have your group out to the station to learn more about birds, migration, bird banding and our research, please visit our website at www.burkelakebanding.com.

Pictured: Group Visits to CMERC and BULA
Photos by K. Taylor

Michigan State Bird Observatory Daily Update

Burke Lake Banding Station (BULA)
Number of birds captured: 104 (82N, 22R)
Number of species captured: 23

Top 5 species captured: Gray Catbird (28), Common Yellowthroat (15), Swainson's Thrush (15), American Redstart (10), Magnolia Warbler (4)

Notes: The Michigan State Bird Observatory is open to the public and hosts many different educational outreach programs for groups of any age! This week we hosted a wonderful group from a retirement community, a high school biology class and an elementary group from a Montessori school. If you would like to have your group out to the station to learn more about birds, migration, bird banding and our research, please visit our website at www.burkelakebanding.com.

Pictured: Group Visits to CMERC and BULA
Photos by K. Taylor
15 1 1 hour ago
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@texasbirdnerd

Fulshear, Texas

Watching the kids feed the hummingbirds is always pure magic. We never had this many visitors at previous homes because we didn't understand the importance of having more native plants in the yard. It is a serious home birding game changer. If you are replacing plants or just looking to increase the birds, butterflies, and overall plant resiliency, definitely look for natives species. For those in the South, your water bill will thank you, too! 😊
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Watching the kids feed the hummingbirds is always pure magic. We never had this many visitors at previous homes because we didn't understand the importance of having more native plants in the yard. It is a serious home birding game changer. If you are replacing plants or just looking to increase the birds, butterflies, and overall plant resiliency, definitely look for natives species. For those in the South, your water bill will thank you, too! 😊
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47 3 2 hours ago
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@katieirwin__

Yellowstone National Park

What would a trip to a new place be without some bird action? 🥰 The ravens were one of my favorite parts of Yellowstone. This raven flew to and perched on this branch about 15 feet away from me. It sat there so politely and let me watch it for a bit. I love these birds, and I see and hear them occasionally here in Oregon. They are so beautiful and intelligent. 🖤🌲🖤
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#corvid #corvids #corvidae #ornithology #bird_perfection #birdoftheday #audubonsociety #birdsonearth #ig_birdwatchers #king_birds #best_birds_of_ig #feather_perfection #bird_freaks #birding_lounge #birdphotography #your_best_birds #ynp #yellowstone #yellowstoneNPS #yellowstonenationalpark #yellowstonepledge #yellowstoneforever #bird_captures #bird_brilliance #westbysouthwest #travelwyoming #usinterior

What would a trip to a new place be without some bird action? 🥰 The ravens were one of my favorite parts of Yellowstone. This raven flew to and perched on this branch about 15 feet away from me. It sat there so politely and let me watch it for a bit. I love these birds, and I see and hear them occasionally here in Oregon. They are so beautiful and intelligent. 🖤🌲🖤
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#corvid #corvids #corvidae #ornithology #bird_perfection #birdoftheday #audubonsociety #birdsonearth #ig_birdwatchers #king_birds #best_birds_of_ig #feather_perfection #bird_freaks #birding_lounge #birdphotography #your_best_birds #ynp #yellowstone #yellowstoneNPS #yellowstonenationalpark #yellowstonepledge #yellowstoneforever #bird_captures #bird_brilliance #westbysouthwest #travelwyoming #usinterior
17 1 2 hours ago
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@francis_canto

Fuentes Las Georginas Quetzaltenango

The lovely Blue-throated Motmot was one of my favorite birds that we photographed this trip. Motmots are shy by nature, they tend to remain within the dense tangles of the understory. Luckily we found this motmot foraging on the ground one of the mountain roads in Guatemala. It then flew up to its perch and gave us the wonderful view.

#falconBirding #birdwatching #birds #pocket_birds #nuts_about_birds #feather_perfection #nationalgeographic #birdlife #natgeo #birdphotography #natgeowild #natgeowildlife #your_best_birds #birdextremefeatures #nuts_about_birds #pocket_birds #eBird #splendid_animals #bestbirdshots #bird_brilliance #kings_birds #bestbirds #best_birds_of_ig #Ornithology #bns_birds #birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofGuatemala #guatemala

The lovely Blue-throated Motmot was one of my favorite birds that we photographed this trip. Motmots are shy by nature, they tend to remain within the dense tangles of the understory. Luckily we found this motmot foraging on the ground one of the mountain roads in Guatemala. It then flew up to its perch and gave us the wonderful view.

#falconBirding #birdwatching #birds #pocket_birds #nuts_about_birds #feather_perfection #nationalgeographic #birdlife #natgeo #birdphotography #natgeowild #natgeowildlife #your_best_birds #birdextremefeatures #nuts_about_birds #pocket_birds #eBird #splendid_animals #bestbirdshots #bird_brilliance #kings_birds #bestbirds #best_birds_of_ig #Ornithology #bns_birds #birds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofGuatemala #guatemala
48 2 2 hours ago
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@daveac357

Ecocentro Danaus Reserva Ecologica

Another birdwatching day! 🔭🐦🌳🏍
Most of the birds I got to see today are on my list already, so today's trip was easy. I was brushing up a little bit some names and details, and just at the very end of the trip I spotted a new bird for my list.

Black and white Warbler
Harris's Hawk (lifer)
Amazon kingfisher
Broad-billed Motmot
Boat-billed Heron
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#birdsofinstagram #feathers #birds_private #birds_nature #birds_perfection #birds🐦 #birdsofcostarica #birdsplanet #birding_photography #birdingtrails #birdingcr #canon_photos #canonrebelt6 #75_300mm_lens #ornithology #learning #avesdecostarica🇨🇷 #avesdelmundo #avesdecostarica #birdwatching_wildlife #birdwatchers_daily #doseofbirds #ecocentrodanaus #swarovskitripod #exploringcostarica

Another birdwatching day! 🔭🐦🌳🏍
Most of the birds I got to see today are on my list already, so today's trip was easy. I was brushing up a little bit some names and details, and just at the very end of the trip I spotted a new bird for my list.

Black and white Warbler
Harris's Hawk (lifer)
Amazon kingfisher 
Broad-billed Motmot
Boat-billed Heron
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#birdsofinstagram #feathers #birds_private #birds_nature #birds_perfection #birds🐦 #birdsofcostarica #birdsplanet #birding_photography #birdingtrails #birdingcr #canon_photos #canonrebelt6 #75_300mm_lens #ornithology #learning #avesdecostarica🇨🇷 #avesdelmundo #avesdecostarica #birdwatching_wildlife #birdwatchers_daily #doseofbirds #ecocentrodanaus #swarovskitripod #exploringcostarica
8 0 2 hours ago
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@rising_leaf_farms

The bird of harvest has landed. The heavy rains we have been getting made us decide it is time to start taking down plants. Luckily, our #humboldtheadband is ready. Growing @thehumboldtseedcompany genetics is really working well for us.






#harvestishere #harvest #humboldtseedcompany #stacked #letthefestivitiesbegin #cannabis #sungrown #qualitycannabis #grownfromseed #craftcannabis #ornithology #itsasign

The bird of harvest has landed. The heavy rains we have been getting made us decide it is time to start taking down plants. Luckily, our #humboldtheadband is ready. Growing @thehumboldtseedcompany genetics is really working well for us.
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31 1 2 hours ago
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@riverpointbird

This Black-billed Cuckoo stopped by River Point this morning. A species in serious decline due to habitat degradation and pesticide use affecting it's prey, not many are banded at the site. Adults have bright red skin around their eyes unlike this young individual.
#birdringing #birdbanding #riverpointconservation #ornithology

This Black-billed Cuckoo stopped by River Point this morning. A species in serious decline due to habitat degradation and pesticide use affecting it's prey, not many are banded at the site. Adults have bright red skin around their eyes unlike this young individual. 
#birdringing #birdbanding #riverpointconservation #ornithology
18 0 3 hours ago
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@cherylmedow

In the past, the Reddish egret was a victim of the plume trade, also known as the feather trade. #envisioninghabitatseriesinprogress

In the past, the Reddish egret was a victim of the plume trade, also known as the feather trade. #envisioninghabitatseriesinprogress
516 5 4 hours ago
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@ingaoverhere

Panel discussion with ornithologists Dr. Jennifer Coulson and Dr. Donata Henry, and printmaker Pippin Frisbie-Calder, at the St. Tammany Art Association, Saturday, 1-3 pm, 21 September 2019. Awesome sauce. @sttamnanyart @pippinprint @jennifer_coulson #sttammany #pippinfrisbiecalder #sttammanyparish #covington #louisiana #ornithology #audubonsociety @audubonsociety #birds #ornithology #printmaking

Panel discussion with ornithologists Dr. Jennifer Coulson and Dr. Donata Henry, and printmaker Pippin Frisbie-Calder, at the St. Tammany Art Association, Saturday, 1-3 pm, 21 September 2019. Awesome sauce. @sttamnanyart @pippinprint @jennifer_coulson #sttammany #pippinfrisbiecalder #sttammanyparish #covington #louisiana #ornithology #audubonsociety @audubonsociety #birds #ornithology #printmaking
16 0 4 hours ago
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@artist.cunninghambell

‘clatter chatter‘-Flocks coming and going all day around the Studio.

#ornithology #birds #wildlife #garden #studio #art #canvas #castlerock #coleraine

‘clatter chatter‘-Flocks coming and going all day around the Studio.

#ornithology #birds #wildlife #garden #studio #art #canvas #castlerock #coleraine
5 0 4 hours ago
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@alex_caroll

C'était la fin de l'été du feu les femmes et les hommes se transformaient en oiseaux, en chauve-souris, lions ou pierres vos sourires en cliquetis mon sang bleu s'émaillait. *
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C'était la fin de l'été du feu  les femmes et les hommes se transformaient en oiseaux, en chauve-souris, lions ou pierres  vos sourires en cliquetis  mon sang bleu s'émaillait. *
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0 0 4 hours ago
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Rio Araguaia

September, 20, 2019
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September, 20, 2019
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✦Location: Rio Araguaia - Goiás - BR
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61 3 4 hours ago
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@pura_vida_lucy

Costa Rica

Golden-hooded tanagers eat berries near Puerto Viejo in the early morning. There are around 240 different tanager species in the Americas, and over 50 in Costa Rica, though this could all change in the near future. As ornithologists conduct further molecular studies into these beautiful birds, more genetic data is becoming available and it shows some surprises. It is expected that some tanager species will be relocated to other families within the taxonomic structure to the cardinal family or elsewhere within the world of Neotropical birds.
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Golden-hooded tanagers eat berries near Puerto Viejo in the early morning. There are around 240 different tanager species in the Americas, and over 50 in Costa Rica, though this could all change in the near future. As ornithologists conduct further molecular studies into these beautiful birds, more genetic data is becoming available and it shows some surprises. It is expected that some tanager species will be relocated to other families within the taxonomic structure to the cardinal family or elsewhere within the world of Neotropical birds.
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#costarica #costaricatravel #puravida #ornithology #birdwatching #twitcher #tanager #neotropical #beautifulbirds #birdsofinstagram #birdsofcostarica #rainforest #exploretheworld #birdlife #featheredfriends #ornithologyrocks #puertoviejo #lovebirds #ilovebirds #natureisawesome #carribean #wildlifephotography #tanager #fridayphoto #muybonito #birds #birdsofinsta #berrybreakfast #awesomenature #feathers
6 0 5 hours ago
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Nearly 3 billion birds have been lost from North America since 1970. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
A huge portion of the risk is window collisions. You can help prevent these by making your windows BirdSafe. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Read the article at : https://www.birds.cornell.edu/home/bring-birds-back ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #bringbirdsback #birdsafe #globalbirdrescue #protectwildbirds #birdbuildingcollisions #ornithology #conservation #wildlifeconservation

Nearly 3 billion birds have been lost from North America since 1970. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
A huge portion of the risk is window collisions. You can help prevent these by making your windows BirdSafe. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Read the article at : https://www.birds.cornell.edu/home/bring-birds-back ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #bringbirdsback #birdsafe #globalbirdrescue #protectwildbirds #birdbuildingcollisions #ornithology #conservation #wildlifeconservation
20 0 5 hours ago
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#Repost @cornellbirds
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In less than a single lifetime, the U.S. and Canada have lost 1 in 4 birds—with populations of migratory birds like the Baltimore Oriole down by 28% since 1970. ⠀
Find out how you can help #BringBirdsBack by checking out:
www.birds.cornell.edu/BringBirdsBack⠀
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#cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology #research #conservation

#Repost @cornellbirds
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In less than a single lifetime, the U.S. and Canada have lost 1 in 4 birds—with populations of migratory birds like the Baltimore Oriole down by 28% since 1970. ⠀
Find out how you can help #BringBirdsBack by checking out:
www.birds.cornell.edu/BringBirdsBack⠀
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Baltimore Oriole | Icterus galbula⠀
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#cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology #research #conservation
12 1 6 hours ago
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@citizensforconservation

By now, most of you have probably read/ heard the news - a recent study out of Cornell University shows that there are 29% fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970 - that’s 3 BILLION birds. Grassland birds, which are a vital part of Illinois populations, are among the hardest hit, with a 53% loss. Reasons why will be studied - theories range from weather pattern changes due to climate change to habitat loss. You can read more from our local experts at https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/ct-life-disappearing-birds-study-tt-0919-20190919-4gfthdjksnbdbm26vc6hnzm6su-story.html
Cornell offers 7 tips YOU CAN DO to start reversing this trend today:
1. Make windows safer to avoid collisions.
2. Keep cats indoors.
3. Reduce lawns and PLANT NATIVES
4. Avoid pesticides.
5. Drink bird-friendly coffee.
6. Reduce use of plastics.
7. Monitor birds and share info as a citizen scientist.
https://www.birds.cornell.edu/home/seven-simple-actions-to-help-birds/
#birdsofnorthamerica #birdsofillinois #birds #habitatloss #getinvolved #youcanhelp #ornithology #cornell #illinoisnature #natureillinois #chicagoornithologicalsociety #fieldmuseum

By now, most of you have probably read/ heard the news - a recent study out of Cornell University  shows  that there are 29% fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970 - that’s 3 BILLION birds. Grassland birds, which are a vital part of Illinois populations, are among the hardest hit,  with a 53% loss. Reasons why will be studied - theories range from weather pattern changes due to climate change to habitat loss. You can read more from our local experts at https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/ct-life-disappearing-birds-study-tt-0919-20190919-4gfthdjksnbdbm26vc6hnzm6su-story.html 
Cornell offers 7 tips YOU CAN DO to start reversing this trend today: 
1. Make windows safer to avoid collisions.
2. Keep cats indoors. 
3. Reduce lawns and PLANT NATIVES
4. Avoid pesticides.
5. Drink bird-friendly coffee.
6. Reduce use of plastics.
7. Monitor birds and share info as a citizen scientist. 
https://www.birds.cornell.edu/home/seven-simple-actions-to-help-birds/ 
#birdsofnorthamerica #birdsofillinois  #birds #habitatloss #getinvolved #youcanhelp #ornithology #cornell #illinoisnature #natureillinois #chicagoornithologicalsociety #fieldmuseum
23 4 6 hours ago
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@onepeakafteranother

Endeavour Inlet, New Zealand

Pīwakawaka // Endeavour Inlet, NZ

The pīwakawaka, or fantail, was one of the most easily distinguishable birds I met in NZ. They’re very fast, and don’t often stand still, so I was thrilled when I managed to catch a shot of this young one before it flew off. In Maori mythology, the bird’s bulging eyes are due to it being squeezed too hard by Maui... no wonder they’re so hard to catch!

Pīwakawaka // Endeavour Inlet, NZ

The pīwakawaka, or fantail, was one of the most easily distinguishable birds I met in NZ. They’re very fast, and don’t often stand still, so I was thrilled when I managed to catch a shot of this young one before it flew off. In Maori mythology, the bird’s bulging eyes are due to it being squeezed too hard by Maui... no wonder they’re so hard to catch!
18 1 6 hours ago
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@schablkath

Rincón De La Vieja

This photo of the male Slaty-tailed Trogon (Trogon massena) was taken in Costa Rica at Rincon de la Vieja. These bird occupies canopy and middle levels of forest and semi-open areas with tall trees. Usually alone or in loose pairs.
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This photo of the male Slaty-tailed Trogon (Trogon massena) was taken in Costa Rica at Rincon de la Vieja. These bird occupies canopy and middle levels of forest and semi-open areas with tall trees. Usually alone or in loose pairs.
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#wildlifephotography #wildlife #puravida #naturephotography #nature #costarica #slatytailedtrogon #trogonmassena #rincondelavieja #birdlover #igerscostarica #visitcostarica #birdsofinstagram #animalplanet #ornithology #zoologist #canonaustria #natgeo #birdwatching #nationalgeographic #birdsofcostarica
39 0 6 hours ago
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@mattleejarrett

Luskintyre Isle of Harris

It's the turn of the waders today. Most mornings, I could get out of the van and walk along a beach. There'd usually be a load of tiny birds along the shoreline. Here's some of them. 6/6. A runny little stint complete with reflection. .
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📷Nikon D7200. 70mm-300mm lens.
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#scotland #scottishadventureseries #nature #naturephotography #animals #animalsofInstagram #wildlife #wildlifephotography #wildlifeofscotland #birds #birdsofinstagram #birdphotography #birdwatching #ornithology #waders #shoreline #coast #coastline #coastal #sea #photography #nikon #nikond7200

It's the turn of the waders today. Most mornings, I could get out of the van and walk along a beach. There'd usually be a load of tiny birds along the shoreline. Here's some of them. 6/6. A runny little stint complete with reflection. .
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📷Nikon D7200. 70mm-300mm lens.
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#scotland #scottishadventureseries #nature #naturephotography #animals #animalsofInstagram #wildlife #wildlifephotography #wildlifeofscotland #birds #birdsofinstagram #birdphotography #birdwatching #ornithology #waders #shoreline #coast #coastline #coastal #sea #photography #nikon #nikond7200
13 0 6 hours ago
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@mrsmaxinenelson

Home Sweet Home

Google advises me this is a lilac breasted roller? I just thought it was a very beautiful bird and thoroughly enjoyed drawing it. Created in @wetransfer Paper on iPad Pro with Apple Pencil.

#drawing #digitalart #Illustration #digitalillustration #inktober #ipadart #ornithology #birddrawing #tweettweet #birdlover #birds #lilacbreastedroller #madewithpaper

Google advises me this is a lilac breasted roller? I just thought it was a very beautiful bird and thoroughly enjoyed drawing it. Created in @wetransfer Paper on iPad Pro with Apple Pencil.

#drawing #digitalart #Illustration #digitalillustration #inktober #ipadart #ornithology #birddrawing #tweettweet #birdlover #birds #lilacbreastedroller #madewithpaper
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@hernan_rojo_

Capilla del Monte

El Macá Pico Grueso (Podilymbus podiceps) se dio cuenta que lo estaba fotografiando y saludó a la cámara y se fue jajajaja .
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#avesargentinas #aves #ebird #ornithology #areasprotegidas #birds #humedales #cordoba #cordobaargentina #grebe

El Macá Pico Grueso (Podilymbus podiceps) se dio cuenta que lo estaba fotografiando y saludó a la cámara y se fue jajajaja .
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#avesargentinas #aves #ebird #ornithology #areasprotegidas #birds #humedales #cordoba #cordobaargentina #grebe
306 8 3 hours ago
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@cornellbirds

British Columbia

If you find yourself in #Vancouver, be on the lookout for the Cedar Waxwing! These birds' diets consist largely of fruit, so check out berry bushes for a chance to increase your #CitySightings🏙️⠀
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Wondering what birds to look for in Canadian cities? 🇨🇦 Our program, Celebrate Urban Birds (@cubirds), has you covered! Check out the Canadian focal species page at celebrateurbanbirds.org for a list of species to see and ID tips.⠀
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Cedar Waxwing | Bombycilla cedrorum⠀
📸: © Alex Bodden / Macaulay Library, ML167384101⠀
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#CedarWaxwing #Waxwing #city #urbanbirding #cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology

If you find yourself in #Vancouver, be on the lookout for the Cedar Waxwing! These birds' diets consist largely of fruit, so check out berry bushes for a chance to increase your #CitySightings🏙️⠀
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Wondering what birds to look for in Canadian cities? 🇨🇦 Our program, Celebrate Urban Birds (@cubirds), has you covered! Check out the Canadian focal species page at celebrateurbanbirds.org for a list of species to see and ID tips.⠀
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Cedar Waxwing | Bombycilla cedrorum⠀
📸: © Alex Bodden / Macaulay Library, ML167384101⠀
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#CedarWaxwing #Waxwing #city #urbanbirding #cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology
4,066 22 16 September, 2019
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@cornellbirds

Over the past half-century, we've lost 2.9 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada. #BringBirdsBack
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Researchers at seven institutions (@CornellBirds, @americanbirdconservancy, @canenvironment, @birdconservancyrockies, @audubonsociety, @georgetownuniversity, and the @Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center)⠀
found a net loss of 29% of the breeding bird population over the last 50 years.⠀
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Follow our posts this week for more findings from this landmark research, and add #BringBirdsBack to your posts to spread the word. ⠀
birds.cornell.edu/BringBirdsBack⠀
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#cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology #research #conservation

Over the past half-century, we've lost 2.9 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada. #BringBirdsBack⠀
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Researchers at seven institutions (@CornellBirds, @americanbirdconservancy, @canenvironment, @birdconservancyrockies, @audubonsociety, @georgetownuniversity, and the @Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center)⠀
found a net loss of 29% of the breeding bird population over the last 50 years.⠀
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Follow our posts this week for more findings from this landmark research, and add #BringBirdsBack to your posts to spread the word. ⠀
birds.cornell.edu/BringBirdsBack⠀
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#cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology #research #conservation
1,587 92 9 hours ago
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@cornellbirds

Texas

Today's #CitySightings🏙️ post brings us down south to #Houston, Texas. Houston's position along the Gulf Coast makes it a great spot to birdwatch during spring and fall migration seasons. Take a day trip to Galveston or visit one of the many bird sanctuaries around the city for a great chance of seeing migrating birds.⠀
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But, even outside of migration season, there are still plenty of birds to see! Today's bird, the White-winged Dove, stays in Texas year-round. Look for this species foraging on the ground or in tall shade trees.⠀
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White-winged Dove | Zenaida asiatica⠀
📸: © Evan Lipton / Macaulay Library, ML92385301⠀
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#WhitewingedDove #Dove #city #urbanbirding #cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology

Today's #CitySightings🏙️ post brings us down south to #Houston, Texas. Houston's position along the Gulf Coast makes it a great spot to birdwatch during spring and fall migration seasons. Take a day trip to Galveston or visit one of the many bird sanctuaries around the city for a great chance of seeing migrating birds.⠀
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But, even outside of migration season, there are still plenty of birds to see! Today's bird, the White-winged Dove, stays in Texas year-round. Look for this species foraging on the ground or in tall shade trees.⠀
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White-winged Dove | Zenaida asiatica⠀
📸: © Evan Lipton / Macaulay Library, ML92385301⠀
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#WhitewingedDove #Dove  #city #urbanbirding #cornelllabofornithology #bird #birdstagram #birding #birdID #ornithology
2,412 11 17 September, 2019
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@manometbanding

Manomet Observatory

Black-throated Blue Warblers are one of the more unique looking warbler species, and the difference in plumage between males and females is striking. These understory-foragers sing a distinct, buzzy song and breed in mature Eastern forests with shrubs like hobble bush, mountain laurel, and rhododendron. They overwinter in the Greater Antilles from Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, and Cuba to Jamaica and the Bahamas. There is evidence for males and females occupying different habitats on wintering grounds, with males using forests at lower elevations and females using shrubs at higher elevations. These birds depart their breedings grounds between late August and early October, following the eastern seaboard where they will arrive on their wintering grounds around by late October or early November.

Banders: @megmo0 @lightskipper @nicksmith713 @sarahfens
Photo: @sarahfens
#manomet #manometfall2019 #ornithology #fallmigration #birdmigration #birds #birdresearch #birdfacts #biology #conservation #conservationbiology #wildlife #warbler #blackthroatedbluewarbler

Black-throated Blue Warblers are one of the more unique looking warbler species, and the difference in plumage between males and females is striking. These understory-foragers sing a distinct, buzzy song and breed in mature Eastern forests with shrubs like hobble bush, mountain laurel, and rhododendron. They overwinter in the Greater Antilles from Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, and Cuba to Jamaica and the Bahamas. There is evidence for males and females occupying different habitats on wintering grounds, with males using forests at lower elevations and females using shrubs at higher elevations. These birds depart their breedings grounds between late August and early October, following the eastern seaboard where they will arrive on their wintering grounds around by late October or early November.

Banders: @megmo0 @lightskipper @nicksmith713 @sarahfens
Photo: @sarahfens 
#manomet #manometfall2019 #ornithology #fallmigration #birdmigration #birds #birdresearch #birdfacts #biology #conservation #conservationbiology #wildlife #warbler #blackthroatedbluewarbler
105 4 7 hours ago
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@birdnoteradio

American Dippers are rotund little birds, with stone-gray bodies that bob rhythmically up and down, as if mounted on springs. Why do they “dip” like this? There are three theories. One possibility is that the dipper's repetitive bobbing, against a background of turbulent water, helps conceal the bird from predators. A second theory is that dipping helps the bird spot prey beneath the surface of the water. But this theory about why dippers dip holds the most promise: Dipping may be a mode of visual communication between these birds in their noisy environment.

Photo © Gregg Thompson

#BirdNote #Bird #Birding #Birds #Birdsofinstagram #science #nature #wildlifephotography #instabirds #ornithology #AmericanDipper #Dipper #dance #ecology

American Dippers are rotund little birds, with stone-gray bodies that bob rhythmically up and down, as if mounted on springs. Why do they “dip” like this? There are three theories. One possibility is that the dipper's repetitive bobbing, against a background of turbulent water, helps conceal the bird from predators. A second theory is that dipping helps the bird spot prey beneath the surface of the water. But this theory about why dippers dip holds the most promise: Dipping may be a mode of visual communication between these birds in their noisy environment.

Photo © Gregg Thompson

#BirdNote #Bird #Birding #Birds #Birdsofinstagram #science #nature #wildlifephotography #instabirds #ornithology #AmericanDipper #Dipper #dance #ecology
725 16 16 September, 2019
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@birdnoteradio

The Green Heron will sometimes use “bait” to hunt for fish. It may drop a feather, a live insect, or a twig on the water’s surface. Then it hunkers down, camouflaged by its plumage, waiting for a fish to venture within reach.

Photo © Gregg Thompson

#BirdNote #Bird #Birding #Birds #Birdsofinstagram #science #nature #wildlifephotography #instabirds #ornithology #Fishing #heron #greenheron #camouflage

The Green Heron will sometimes use “bait” to hunt for fish. It may drop a feather, a live insect, or a twig on the water’s surface. Then it hunkers down, camouflaged by its plumage, waiting for a fish to venture within reach.

Photo © Gregg Thompson

#BirdNote #Bird #Birding #Birds #Birdsofinstagram #science #nature #wildlifephotography #instabirds #ornithology #Fishing #heron #greenheron #camouflage
543 7 11 September, 2019
We were able to sneak in some banding before the storm hit this morning. First Harris’s Sparrow of the season!
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#deltamarshbirdobservatory #oakhammockmarsh #birdbanding #birdringing #birdsofinstagram #bird #birds #ornithology #mistnetting #manitoba #winnipeg #exploremb #travelmb #explorecanada #winnipeg #wpgnow #204 #winnipegwildlife #migrationmonitoring #fallmigration #migration #lovecbcmb #harrissparrow
103 2 9 hours ago
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@biologa_dani

Santo André - São Paulo - Brasil

🐦 marreca-de-bico-roxo/Masked Duck
🆔Nomonyx dominicus

Essa belezinha poderia facilmente passar despercebida no meio da folhagem devido ao pequeno tamanho (30-36cm). Felizmente tivemos a sorte e o privilégio de encontrá-la, guiados por nosso amigo querido @miguelmagro!
Bichinho que encanta!

#savebirds #savebrasil #ornitologia #ornithology #birdsextreme #atlanticforest #wikiaves #your_best_birds #birds_illife #birdstagram #birds_private #birdsofbrazil #birds_4you #birdofinstagram #birdwatching #nuts_about_birds #birdspotting #avesdesaopaulo #avesbr #aves #birdsofig #birdsonearth #birdslovers #sosamazonia #prayforamazonia

🐦 marreca-de-bico-roxo/Masked Duck
🆔Nomonyx dominicus

Essa belezinha poderia facilmente passar despercebida no meio da folhagem devido ao pequeno tamanho (30-36cm). Felizmente tivemos a sorte e o privilégio de encontrá-la, guiados por nosso amigo querido @miguelmagro! 
Bichinho que encanta!

#savebirds #savebrasil #ornitologia #ornithology #birdsextreme #atlanticforest #wikiaves #your_best_birds #birds_illife #birdstagram #birds_private #birdsofbrazil #birds_4you #birdofinstagram #birdwatching #nuts_about_birds #birdspotting #avesdesaopaulo #avesbr #aves #birdsofig #birdsonearth #birdslovers #sosamazonia #prayforamazonia
375 5 6 hours ago