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bald Ibis syria conflict
2015-05-26 14:52:15

War inevitably produces unpredictable collateral damage and, although the human cost is always at the forefront of our minds, military conflict can have deadly consequences for wildlife.

2015-05-21 23:01:15

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications recently added new box sizes of its Stainless Steel Bird Spikes to its comprehensive lineup

2015-05-20 16:27:51

TIPTON, Calif., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frank Mendonsa, a dairy farmer in Tipton, Calif., and the President of Western United Dairymen was recognized today for his significant

2015-05-14 23:05:23

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird-control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications now offers a complete line of bird control solutions for today’s grain storage and manufacturing

velociraptor-like snouts
2015-05-13 09:35:38

This is just...strange. Scientists at Yale apparently created chicken embryos with Velociraptor-like muzzles in place of beaks, according to a statement released yesterday by the university.

bird relative
2015-05-06 14:34:15

Feathered fossils discovered by researchers from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing, China represent the earliest known members of the clade which produced modern birds, according to research published in Nature Communications.

2015-04-25 23:00:44

A permit was issued to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to shoot over 10,000 adult cormorants and destroy 26,000 eggs.

2015-04-24 23:01:34

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications now offers a complete line of solutions to address the growing threat of bird flu to poultry

2015-04-22 23:06:54

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications now offers a full line of bird deterrent products for controlling swallows.

2015-04-16 23:01:13

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications is now the exclusive distributor for EcoBird® 4.0, a non-hazardous indoor/outdoor


Latest Bird Reference Libraries

Ornithology
2013-10-09 12:32:30

Ornithology, a branch of zoology, is the study of birds. The term ornithology is derived from the ancient Greek words for bird and rationale or explanation. This study differs from other sciences because amateurs often take part in studies and because birds are commonly seen. It is thought that ornithology developed in the same manner than biology developed. Drawings from the Stone Age show the earliest interest in birds and the remains of over eighty bird species have been found at excavated...

Red Rail, Aphanapteryx bonasia
2013-10-02 13:35:50

The Red Rail (Aphanapteryx bonasia) is an extinct and flightless rail. It was native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar within the Indian Ocean. It had a close relative on Rodrigues Island, the likewise extinct Rodrigues Rail, with which it’s sometimes considered congeneric. Its relationship with other rail isn’t clear. Rails frequently evolve flightlessness when adapting to isolated islands. It was slightly larger than a chicken and had reddish and hair-like...

Lesser Frigatebird, Fregata ariel
2013-04-23 22:58:32

The Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel) is a species of frigate bird. In nests in Australia, along with other locations. There is a single recording from the Western Palearctic, from Eilat in the Gulf of Aqaba. The Lesser Frigatebird or Least Frigatebird is said to be the most common and widespread frigate bird in the Australian seas. It’s common in tropical seas breeding on isolated islands, including Christmas Island located in the Indian Ocean in recent years. These birds are most...

Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture, Cathartes burrovianus
2013-04-23 15:11:08

The Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture (Cathartes burrovianus), also known as the Savannah Vulture, is a species of bird belonging to the New World Vulture family Cathartidae. It was considered to be the same species as the Greater Yellow-headed Vulture until they were separated in 1964. It can be found in Mexico, Central America, and South America in seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, heavily degraded former forests and swamps. It’s a large bird, with a wingspan of 59 to 65 inches. The...

Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificens
2013-04-23 14:48:18

The Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) was occasionally previously known as Man O’War or man of War, a reflection of its rakish lines, aerial piracy of other birds, and speed. It’s widespread in the tropical Atlantic, breeding colonially in the trees in Florida, the Caribbean and the Cape Verde Islands. In addition, it breeds along the Pacific coast of the Americas from Mexico to Ecuador including the Galapagos Islands, as well. It is known as a vagrant as far from its...

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Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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