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How do bird flocks work?

For a long time, scientists have been puzzled over how birds flock. How do they communicate which direction to turn? Is there a leader?

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What Was Your “Spark Bird?”

I asked you guys on Tumblr what got you into birding, or which bird was the one that caught your eye and piqued your interest to learn more about birds. Here are some of your responses:

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Volunteering at International Bird Rescue

Gaining personal fulfillment has been on my mind a lot lately. I have been wanting to make a difference with birds and get a chance to work with wild ones for a while. A quick google search pointed me to a few different volunteer opportunities in Southern California. The one that stuck out the most to me was volunteering at the International Bird Rescue in San Pedro, California.

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Bird Mafia – “Raise our kids, or else!”

How would you feel if you were forced to babysit someone else’s child forever? This is something that song birds from all over have to deal with. Cowbirds (referred to as brood parasites) routinely lay 30-80 eggs each season in other birds’ nests

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Hummingbird Feeder Safety

Hummingbirds are easy to attract to a backyard garden, a cinch to keep well fed, and a joy to watch. These sparkling jewels of summer are easy to love.

But if you don’t take proper care to provide healthy nectar and clean feeders, they’re also an easy bird to love to death.

Hummingbird feeders must be kept clean and free from mold and fungus, or the tiny hum-buzzers you so enjoy could develop a serious and deadly fungus infection. This infection causes the tongue to swell, making it impossible for the bird to feed.

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Movie Review: A Birder’s Guide to Everything

Tom and I ventured over to the Sundance Cinemas theater in West Hollywood on Friday night to catch the first showing of A Birder’s Guide to Everything. It’s a new indie film directed by Rob Meyer, and written by Luke Matheny, and Rob Meyer.

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What bird?

Can you guess this bird? It’s two colors, is found commonly in California…

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