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British Bird Populations Facing A New Virus Strain
2012-11-23 06:54:21

House sparrows, dunnocks, and wood pigeons, among other British bird species, have been known to carry avian pox. Vets and ornithologists are very concerned, however, about the emergence of a new strain of this viral disease in great tits.

2012-05-29 23:00:26

With all the bird seed choices bird lovers have these days, sometimes it’s difficult for customers to know what bird seed to buy.

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2011-03-31 08:00:00

After a dramatic decline in their numbers last spring, a survey by the Royal Society for the Protection of Bird’s (RSPB) called "Big Garden Birdwatch" found small bird numbers bouncing back.

2010-11-15 22:09:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Unify Square, Inc., a highly specialized consulting firm for Microsoft's Unified Communications (UC), today announced the appointment of Tit-Meng Ang as Managing Director for Asia Pacific region.

2010-03-08 11:44:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As development continues take over wildlife habitats, the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Howard Nursery has a way for wildlife enthusiasts to help support wildlife housing needs without having to apply for a second mortgage.

2010-02-10 09:40:02

In 2007, researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology found a gene related to individual variation in exploratory behavior in great tits.

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2009-09-09 14:35:00

Researchers have found that a species of bird known as the great tit (Parus major) has been found feeding on hibernating pipistrelle bats in a Hungarian cave.

2009-07-09 08:13:25

It's not just good manners to wait your turn – it's actually down to evolution, according to new research by University of Leicester psychologists.

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2009-06-04 08:40:00

Although the great tit bird is loud enough to be heard in noisy, city areas, for their country relations they might as well be speaking Greek.

2009-03-18 08:00:00

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2006-08-14 11:13:03

The Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) is a small songbird in the tit family Paridae. Once considered a subspecies of the Tufted Titmouse, it is now recognized as a separate species. It is native to southern Texas, Oklahoma, and east-central Mexico. The Black-crested Tit is also known as the Mexican Titmouse. The bird is 5.5 to 6 inches long, with rusty flanks, gray upper parts, and a whitish belly. The male has a long, dark black crest that is usually erect, while the...

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2006-08-14 11:11:26

The Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) is a small songbird in the tit family Paridae. Their breeding habitat is deciduous and mixed woods in southeastern Canada and the eastern United States. These birds are permanent residents and often join small mixed flocks in winter. These birds have grey upper parts and white under parts with a white face, a grey crest, a dark forehead and a short stout bill. They also have rust-colored flanks. They nest in a hole in a tree, either a natural...

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2006-08-14 11:09:35

The Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus) is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. The American Ornithologists' Union split the Plain Titmouse into the Oak Titmouse and the Juniper Titmouse in 1996 due to distinct differences in song, preferred habitat, and genetic makeup. This species lives year-round on the Pacific slope, resident from southern Oregon south through California west of the Sierra Nevada to Baja California. It prefers open woodlands of warm, dry oak and oak-pine at low...

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2006-08-14 11:05:35

The Azure Tit (Parus cyanus) is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is a widespread and common resident breeder throughout Russia and central Asia. It is found in temperate and subarctic deciduous or mixed woodlands, scrub and marshes. It is resident, and most birds do not migrate. This 5 inch long bird is unmistakable. The head, tail corners, wing bars and underparts are white. There is a dark line through the eye, and the upper parts are blue. This is the eastern counterpart...

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2006-08-14 10:50:44

The Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is a widespread and common resident breeder throughout temperate and subarctic Europe and western Asia in deciduous or mixed woodlands. It is a resident bird and most birds do not migrate. The azure blue crown and dark blue line passing through the eye and encircling the white cheeks to the chin, give the Blue Tit a very distinctive appearance. The forehead, eye streak, and a bar on the wing are also white....

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.