HIGH SIERRA BIRD NEWS and IDENTIFICATION GUIDES


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 13 October 2016

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BirdMom
Excellent observer of Sierra Nevada from her foothill perch. Flower identification by color. RIP Birdmom, the world is a little less kind and observant without you.
West Sierra Flank Birding List.

High Sierra Wildflowers, too!

 

Graeme Colmer's
Handy List of Images-Identifications of Sierra Birds

A Handy Thing

 

Birdwatcher's Digest Bird ID Guide



Birds, enature.com

 

 

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NEWS & INFORMATION

Updated

 

July 19

Why the Bird Won't

Birds avoid crossing roads to prevent predation,
FRONTIERS, July 19, 2017.

 

 

July 14

Who's the Bird Brain?

Ravens ignore a treat in favor of a useful tool for the future,
Planning ahead means they're even smarter than we thought, 
Ars Technica, July 14, 2017.

 

 

July 5

 

The Bugs are Hunting the Birds
Are Cats chasing Dogs around?

Praying mantises hunt down birds worldwide,
UNIVERSITY OF BASEL, July 4, 2017.

As if the birds do not have enough problems.

Spider & Insect News 

 

 

 

June 28

Natural Intelligence

The trouble with being a handsome bird,
MONASH UNIVERSITY, June 27, 2017.

Self and situational awareness in action

 

June 21

Birds' feathers reveal their winter diet,
AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS OFFICE, June 22, 2017.

 

 

June 19

Birds of all feathers work together to hunt when army ants march,
DREXEL UNIVERSITY, June 19, 2017.  

 

 

June 12

Birds face climate-based breeding restrictions.
In the Climate News.

 

 

June 8

Bye Bye Birdie

Finding new homes won't help Emperor penguins cope with climate change,
WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION, June 7, 2017.

 

 

June 5

Breeding pairs of birds cooperate to resist climate change,
FECYT - SPANISH FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, June 5, 2017.

 

 

June 1, 2017

 

Radar reveals steep declines in Kauai's seabird populations,
AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS OFFICE, June 1, 2017.

 

 

May 30


Nesting bald eagles cause temporary campground closure in Eldorado National Forest,
Sierra Sun, May 27, 2017.

 

 

May 27

El Dorado County

Plenty of eagles nesting this year,
Mountain Democrat, May 26, 2017.

 

 

May 17

Good grief! Losing a friend brings wild birds closer together,
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, May 17, 2017.

 

 

May 3, 2017

Review highlights challenges faced by birds in the Gulf of Mexico,
AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS OFFICE, May 3, 2017.

 

 

Cycles of Life

Mono Lake Seagull Production unit in production and under protection,
Monologue, April 21, 2017.

 

 

April 20

Can barnacle geese predict the climate?
NETHERLANDS INSTITUTE OF ECOLOGY (NIOO-KNAW), April 18, 2017.

 

 

March 21

Number abilities in humans, birds and fish are based in brain's subcortex,

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST, March 21, 2017.

 

 

March 6

How nature creates forest diversity,
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR APPLIED SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, March 6, 2017.

 

Ten months in the air without landing,
 Lund University, October 27, 2016.  

 

New evidence for California Condors' genetic bottleneck,
Central Ornithology Publication Office, October 14, 2016.

 

First evidence of sleep in flight. Birds engage in all types of sleep in flight, but in remarkably small amounts,
MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT, August 3, 2016.

 

How humans and wild birds collaborate to get precious resources of honey and wax, University of Cambridge, July 21, 2016.

 

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