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  • Popular Eastern Meadowlark  Calling and Singing

    Eastern Meadowlark Calling and Singing

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    Rare capture of an Eastern Meadowlark foraging for inspects on the ground and calling and singing. Such a beautiful bird with lots of personality. I was lucky to sneak up on this one without flushing it. You can hear another Meadowlark doing the same in t

  • Popular Cardinals Painted Buntings and Blue Jays Backyard Update

    Cardinals Painted Buntings and Blue Jays Backyard Update

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    Male Northern Cardinal and Painted Buntings maxing out on primary colors and getting along and the Blue Jays and Squirrels playing mind games with each other - it is a good day in the Backyard!

  • Popular Pilot Takes To The Skies With Flocks Of Bird

    Pilot Takes To The Skies With Flocks Of Bird

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    They say birds of a feather flock together and these birds are no exception as they take to the skies with a microlight pilot they believe to be their mother. Christian Moullec has been dubbed the 'birdman' for his extraordinary relationship with birds an

  • Popular Beautiful Boat Tailed Grackle

    Beautiful Boat Tailed Grackle

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    Boat Tailed Grackles are actually quite stunning and intelligent birds when seen out in the wild foraging in the morning sun. Their feathers constantly change colors and shimmer blue, green and purple. If you have only seen them in the cities you are in f

  • Popular Red Bellied Woodpecker Couple Foraging and Calling

    Red Bellied Woodpecker Couple Foraging and Calling

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    The Red Bellied Woodpecker Couple continue to hangout and use the Woodpecker nest box for roosting. The male mostly spends the night in the box. The male has a full red "helmet" the female half a red head. She will likely not lay eggs until spring - they

  • Popular Eastern Meadowlark Song

    Eastern Meadowlark Song

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    Eastern Meadowlarks singing two different flute like songs and foraging for food on the vast St John's Marshland in Florida. These birds are just gorgeous and their song a winter delight - note the blooming mass of swamp sunflowers - filmed on December 4t

  • Popular Red Bellied Woodpecker Couple Inspect Nest Box

    Red Bellied Woodpecker Couple Inspect Nest Box

    by Mel Added 263 Views / 0 Likes

    Male and female Red Bellied Woodpeckers check out the nest box which of course includes the all important pecking test. Filmed with Canon SX60 HS: https://amzn.to/2Bz6pfFStovall Woodpecker House: https://amzn.to/2ScDq6C

  • Popular The Female Falconers Rewriting Tradition

    The Female Falconers Rewriting Tradition

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    Falconry thrills Lauren McGough. She’s practiced the ancient tradition since she the age of 14 and is one of the very few American women to do so. Her love of falconry has taken her all the way to Mongolia, where she studied with Kazakh eagle hunter

  • Popular This Man Builds Sweet Homes for Birds

    This Man Builds Sweet Homes for Birds

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    Teng Lanh Foo loves birds. He’s been making them cages for 58 years and owns one of Singapore’s premiere bird cage shops. It’s challenging work that yields beautiful, practical pieces of art—many of which can be found at the nearby

  • Popular Sharing lunch with Bowie

    Sharing lunch with Bowie

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    Bowie loves to eat whatever I'm eating. As long as there's not a lot of 'junk' on it I'll give him a taste. Warning tho; the more u share processed human food , the more they will not want to eat their own bird food. Kinda like how we get hooked on junk f

  • Popular Blue Jays Are Like  Flying Chipmunks

    Blue Jays Are Like Flying Chipmunks

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    How many sunflower seeds can a big Blue Jay hold in its crop and beak at one time? You can count them, I came up with over 30 on at least one trip - see thumbnail photo. Winter is coming and just like the Chipmunk that fills its cheek pouches the Blue Jay

  • Popular Animal Personal Space Violations

    Animal Personal Space Violations

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    Wild Animals have personal space boundaries with each other and humans. The concept is easily demonstrated by these four wild Backyard squirrels, two red squirrels in North Carolina and two Gray Squirrels in Florida - All habituated to me, but each with t

  • Popular Funny Squirrel Literally Being a Pest

    Funny Squirrel Literally Being a Pest

    by Mel Added 338 Views / 0 Likes

    Sorry to be such a pest, but can I have one of your Sunflower Seeds? For the 13th time stop pestering me - the answer is no! That's how many I counted anyway. Watch for a cameo by a Nuthatch and a Blue jay and the baby Red Squirrel who also runs off the r

  • Popular Bird Has The Cutest Way Of Asking Person For Pets | The Dodo

    Bird Has The Cutest Way Of Asking Person For Pets | The Dodo

    by Mel Added 412 Views / 0 Likes

    Bird Has The Cutest Way Of Asking Person For Pets | PETS PLEASE

  • Popular Blue Jay Uses Special Call to Intimidate Young Cardinal

    Blue Jay Uses Special Call to Intimidate Young Cardinal

    by Mel Added 358 Views / 0 Likes

    Blue Jay resorts to the dreaded squeaky gate or rusty "pump handle" call to scare off a young cardinal - sort of like nails on a blackboard. You may remember this young cardinal standing up to a young Blue Jay at: https://youtu.be/MLvZbt7wI08 but this is

  • Popular Bull Elk Bugling and Marking Territory in the Yard

    Bull Elk Bugling and Marking Territory in the Yard

    by Mel Added 561 Views / 0 Likes

    The Elk Rut is on - Close Up - this Bull uses amazing bugle calls, profuse urine marking and scratching and biting of a little apple tree's branches and bark to mark his territory. Hormones control his thought and actions right now and it is a sight to be

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