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With all the bird seed choices bird lovers have these days, sometimes it´s difficult for customers to know what bird seed to buy. What it really comes down to is, what birds do customers most want to attract? Some people love all the birds, some people only want to feed smaller birds, while others want to keep pigeons and starlings away. Here Duncraft gives the details of the different seeds available and what birds are most attracted by them. Concord NH (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 With all...
WASHINGTON -- The populations of nearly two dozen common American birds - the fence-sitting meadowlark, the frenetic Rufous hummingbird and the whippoorwill with its haunting call - are half what they were 40 years ago, a new analysis found. The northern bobwhite and its familiar wake-up whistle once seemed to be everywhere in the East. Last Christmas, volunteer bird counters could find only three of them and only 18 Eastern meadowlarks in Massachusetts. Twenty different common bird species -...
The Ultramarine Grosbeak (Cyanocompsa brissonii), is a species of cardinal in the Cardinalidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. Photo Copyright and Credit
The Black-And-Yellow Grosbeak (Mycerobas icterioides), is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. Photo Copyright and Credit
The Japanese Grosbeak (Eophona personata), is a finch native to East Asia. The bird serves as the inspiration for a video game from Treasure Co. Ltd, called Ikaruga, which takes the bird's black-and-white coloration as inspiration for its primary gameplay mechanic. Photo Copyright and Credit
The Blue Grosbeak, Passerina caerulea, is a member of the bird family Cardinalidae. It is a medium-sized seed eating bird related to New World buntings or New World grosbeaks. It is a migratory bird, which nests across most of the southern half of the United States, and much of northern Mexico.
The Black-headed Grosbeak, Pheucticus melanocephalus, is a member of the bird family Cardinalidae. It is a migratory bird which nests from southwestern British Columbia, through the western half the United States, into central Mexico. It prefers deciduous and mixed wooded areas. It likes areas where there are large trees as well as thick bushes. It may also be found around riverbeds, lakeshores, wetlands and suburban areas. The Black-headed Grosbeak is between 6.5 and 7.75 inches in length...
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