• Bird Photography Weekly #192

    Updated: 2012-04-29 07:16:30
    Join in now on the 192nd edition of Bird Photography Weekly!! Help spread the word with these badges: Copy this code to place this badge: <a href="http://birdfreak.com/category/bird-photography-weekly/"><img src="http://birdfreak.com/images/bpw-sharing-logo-wide.jpg" width="225"/></a> Copy this code to place this badge: <a href="http://birdfreak.com/category/bird-photography-weekly/"><img src="http://birdfreak.com/images/bpw-sharing-logo-smaller.jpg" width="125"/></a>

  • Big Day Forecast—Fair South Winds, With a Good Chance of Birds

    Updated: 2012-04-26 17:20:24
    Science editor Gustave Axelson is staying in contact with the Sapsuckers in Texas and providing daily Facebook updates on the team’s scouting preparations leading up to the Big Day. Here’s his latest: The birds and the weather appear to be cooperating with the Sapsuckers, and everything looks like a go for a Friday Big Day attempt to [...]

  • Cornell Lab Helps Artist Maya Lin Ask “What is Missing?” on Earth Day 2012

    Updated: 2012-04-24 17:23:12
    Renowned artist Maya Lin—whose artwork and architecture over the past three decades has included the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. and the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama—has chosen Earth as the subject of her last memorial. And she chose the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to help tell the story. Entitled What is Missing?, [...]

  • High Hopes After Smooth Test Run for the New Texas Triangle

    Updated: 2012-04-24 00:03:08
    New science editor Gustave Axelson is staying in contact with the Sapsuckers in Texas and providing daily Facebook updates on the team’s scouting preparations leading up to Big Day. Here’s his report: Coming in to Scout Week for Big Day 2012, the Sapsuckers were hoping a new strategy for birding a Texas Triangle—San Antonio to the Hill [...]

  • April Storms

    Updated: 2012-04-23 14:12:03
    The Nor’easter that is sweeping up the coast is causing a lot of issues for our early migrants and especially early nesters. Fortunately, for our area, the precipitation came down as rain – and lots of it. Here in The Greene County, we had almost 2 inches of rain from yesterday morning. And, before that [...]

  • Rare white killer whale caught on video

    Updated: 2012-04-23 09:54:02
    Researchers have recorded video footage in the Pacific of the only known all white male orca.

  • Bird Photography Weekly #191

    Updated: 2012-04-22 07:15:54
    Join in now on the 191st edition of Bird Photography Weekly!! Help spread the word with these badges: Copy this code to place this badge: <a href="http://birdfreak.com/category/bird-photography-weekly/"><img src="http://birdfreak.com/images/bpw-sharing-logo-wide.jpg" width="225"/></a> Copy this code to place this badge: <a href="http://birdfreak.com/category/bird-photography-weekly/"><img src="http://birdfreak.com/images/bpw-sharing-logo-smaller.jpg" width="125"/></a>

  • Below a Turkey Vulture Roost

    Updated: 2012-04-20 11:06:20
    Sugar River, the namesake of Sugar River Forest Preserve One of the most interesting birds to observe is perhaps the Turkey Vulture. They are large and really common in northern Illinois so they are easy to spot. I’ve found many Turkey Vulture roosts before but was surprised to come upon a group perched in a [...]

  • Marsh or willow tit ID help please

    Updated: 2012-04-20 09:23:31
    macfudge1UK posted a new topic:

  • Midwest Crane Count – 2012

    Updated: 2012-04-18 19:57:47
    Saturday, April 14th marked the annual Midwest Crane Count. We had our usual location; a privately-owned parcel of land known as Moody Marsh. The goal is to record as many Sandhill Cranes (and hypothetically, Whooping Cranes) from 5:30 AM to 7:30 AM. During this two hour window we listened intently to determine if there were [...]

  • Bird Photography Weekly #190

    Updated: 2012-04-15 07:15:18
    Join in now on the 190th edition of Bird Photography Weekly!! Help spread the word with these badges: Copy this code to place this badge: <a href="http://birdfreak.com/category/bird-photography-weekly/"><img src="http://birdfreak.com/images/bpw-sharing-logo-wide.jpg" width="225"/></a> Copy this code to place this badge: <a href="http://birdfreak.com/category/bird-photography-weekly/"><img src="http://birdfreak.com/images/bpw-sharing-logo-smaller.jpg" width="125"/></a>

  • Severson Dells Earth Day Program – California Condor Reintroduction

    Updated: 2012-04-12 11:13:14
    The Severson Dells Nature Center located in Rockford, Illinois is hosting a presentation on California Condor reintroduction to celebrate Earth Day. Time TBA at Rock Valley College in Rockford. Earth Day Celebration Saturday, April 21 (time to be announced 11:00-3:00pm Rock Valley College) California Condor Reintroduction; An Avian Study on the N.W. Coast Presented by [...]

  • Review of How to Be a Better Birder

    Updated: 2012-04-11 16:03:38
    The following is a review of Derek Lovitch’s How to Be a Better Birder. While there is no trick or fast-track to being a great birder, this book provides a lot of easy to follow and easy to practice methods to increase your birding skills and your enjoyment of birding. How to Be a Better [...]

  • Reply to How many species of birds I've photographed?

    Updated: 2012-04-10 18:33:21
    birdsby.me posted a reply: Sorry, I did not realize that there was a discussion taking place here. Yes the tool only list the photos tagged with scientific name. However if you have the scientific name in the title or description you may use the "Find" tab to look for those photos and then you have the opportunity with just one click per photo to add a tag with scientific name. I hope you enjoy it and if you have any question feel free to send me flickr mail

  • Bad news: Gov. Scott has signed House Bill 1197

    Updated: 2012-04-09 18:01:42
    Read below posts (here and here) about House Bill 1197. ARFF is very disappointed that Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed this harmful bill into law. ARFF will work to reinstate the protections afforded animals in the 1967 law that was repealed. Since Senator Ellyn Bogdanoff’s office has admitted that they were unaware of the full [...]

  • White Ibis

    Updated: 2012-04-09 17:53:00
    : Craig's Bird Watching and Nature Blog Pages Home Bird Pictures Butterfly Pictures Bee Pictures Wild Animal Pictures My Life List Hire Craig Monday , April 9, 2012 White Ibis Posted by Craig Glenn at 12:53 PM 1 comments : Sandi McBride said . craig i so wanted to see this and if it is a bird . i don't kill ids if i can help it . but you know how cats are . batgirl with sandi April 15, 2012 4:02 PM Post a Comment Older Post Home Subscribe to : Post Comments Atom Visit the Nature Store Nature Search Blog Archive 2012 8 April 1 White Ibis March 2 Baby Ducks American Bald Eagle February 3 American Kestrel Peregrine Falcon Black Swan building nest January 2 Red Shouldered Hawk in Flight Scrub Jay 2011 35 November 8 Oleander Moth or Polka-Dot Wasp Moth Botany Photographs from Lyonia Preserve

  • Bird Photography Weekly #189

    Updated: 2012-04-08 07:14:16
    Join in now on the 189th edition of Bird Photography Weekly!! Help spread the word with these badges: Copy this code to place this badge: <a href="http://birdfreak.com/category/bird-photography-weekly/"><img src="http://birdfreak.com/images/bpw-sharing-logo-wide.jpg" width="225"/></a> Copy this code to place this badge: <a href="http://birdfreak.com/category/bird-photography-weekly/"><img src="http://birdfreak.com/images/bpw-sharing-logo-smaller.jpg" width="125"/></a>

  • Reply to How many species of birds I've photographed?

    Updated: 2012-04-06 15:04:48
    lamoustique posted a reply: To tag a scientific name, put the name in Quotation marks, or the tag will be separated into two words: "Aix sponsa" not Aix sponsa.

  • Reply to How many species of birds I've photographed?

    Updated: 2012-04-05 23:35:16
    lamoustique posted a reply: It works best if you tag them with the correct scientific name, since local names can vary. And you have to spell and capitalize the scientific name correctly!!!! Thanks for the link, birdsby.me! I like it!

  • Reply to How many species of birds I've photographed?

    Updated: 2012-04-05 21:59:08
    kathiemt1 posted a reply: Interesting tool but it only found 2 and I've got a set with over 700 bird photos in it so perhaps I haven't tagged them the right way or ID'd them in the way they need to be.

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    Updated: 2012-04-04 17:27:32
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  • Red Admiral and a Shooting Star

    Updated: 2012-04-04 16:32:04
    Just a few shots from a recent hike to Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve. Didn’t bring my big camera lens so these are just with the sturdy point and shoot. Here is a Red Admiral: And a shooting star: Finally, a small spider (not sure if it is a “baby” or not):

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