The BS Club Show 2020Recommendations received by the General Council (GC) from the Club Show Committee said that due to continued uncertainty of Government Guidelines on COVID-19 and the unknown time-scale for lifting the...Read More
Birdworld have received the latest newsletter from the Dartford Kent BS. You have to agree this club is one up and coming clubs who have embraced technology to prompt DKBS and the hobby. Well done Dartford Kent BS. Newsletter...Read More
Leeds BS Young Stock Show cancelled The 'Virtual Show' takes it's place on 14th June DETAILS Due to the coronavirus the Leeds BS Young Stock Show which is held annually has had to be cancelled. But that doesn’t mean we...Read More
DARTFORD BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY MEETING DATES FOR 2020 CLUB VENUE ADDRESS:- PHEONIX PLACE COMMUNITY HALL, PHEONIX PLACE, DARTFORD, KENT, DA1 2XG Revised – Monthly Club Evening Program 2020 19th March Round Table...Read More
- Congenital Deafness?Several years ago I adopted a budgie who had been rescued from an animal hoarder. Alice appeared to have PTSD, and she didn't interact properly with other budgies. For the first couple of years I had her, she would only interact with Ziggy, a male who I adopted around the same time as her. When...
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- Mouse help pleaseSo today I was cleaning the birds room and saw a mouse and then I put a trap with posion on. I will remove it tomorrow as I know if ingested the posion will kill the birds but I will remove it tomorrow. Also what dilution of f10 would I use to disinfect the room […]
- Call of the Sage-Grouse October 20, 2020In the Red Desert of Wyoming, Erik Molvar takes us up close and personal with a Greater Sage-Grouse mating site, known as a lek. “Anybody who’s ever been to a singles bar will recognize this scene,” Erik says. “The males are puffing out their chests, strutting around, trying to catch the female’email@example.com (BirdNote)
- White-browed Coucal October 19, 2020This White-browed Coucal - also known as Burchell's Coucal - is common in many parts of Africa. "Streaky and sneaky" best describes these birds, because you'll be lucky if you see one. Dew from their dense habitat often dampens their feathers. Then, they hop to the top of a bush and spread firstname.lastname@example.org (BirdNote)
- Tony Angell Reflects on Nature October 18, 2020Tony Angell, gazing on Puget Sound, writes: "From the beach below, that evocative perfume of the sea, decaying kelp, is wafted up on the breeze... Near the shore, disputing kingfishers rattle in their mercenary manner, chasing one another... Behind me, in the woods, a Cooper's hawk chants and email@example.com (BirdNote)
- Cattle Egret - You've Got a Friend in Me October 17, 2020Many birds that forage in open country, such as Cattle Egrets, benefit from association with large grazing mammals. The mammals scare up insects as they move, making them more visible to the birds. In the egrets’ native lands in Africa, the birds feed with elephants, rhinos, and Cape buffalos. Ininfo@birdnote.org (BirdNote)
- Chipping Sparrows October 16, 2020The begging calls of male baby Chipping Sparrows mix into what is known as "subsong," a sort of infant babbling. And, very quickly, subsong begins to change to imitations of adult songs. Next spring, when the young male returns for its first breeding season, it will settle in near an older firstname.lastname@example.org (BirdNote)
- Hudsonian Godwit October 15, 2020Hudsonian Godwits are tough birds to find, and they were once thought extinct due to overhunting. After nesting at sites scattered in the High Arctic, they migrate south on a route that takes them over the ocean from Canada to South America. In spring, they head north through the Great Plainsinfo@birdnote.org (BirdNote)
- Acorn Woodpecker October 14, 2020He doesn't sound exactly like Woody Woodpecker, but the Acorn Woodpecker was probably the model for the cartoon character. The story goes that Walter Lantz and his new bride, Grace, were on their honeymoon in a cabin in California. A racket on their roof drew them outside, where they spotted email@example.com (BirdNote)
- Videos: CahowCam2 Chick Leaves Burrow June 15, 2020On the evening of June 10, the CahowCam 2 chick named ‘Zephyr’ left the burrow on Nonsuch Island and took off over the open sea, completing the 2020 Cahow nesting season. A spokesperson said, “Right in the middle of World Oceans Week, at 10:32 pm on June 10, as viewers from around the World watched […]
- Video: Nemo CahowCam1 Chick Has Fledged June 2, 2020At 2.03am on May 25, the Cahow chick named ‘Nemo’ of burrow #831 – from which CahowCam1 has been live streaming – fledged. Jeremy Madeiros, Chief Terrestrial Conservation Officer, The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources, said, “At 86 days old, this is one of the shortest Cahow fledging times that I have logged. […]
- Have a nature-friendly bonfire night, says the RSPB November 1, 2017The RSPB is encouraging everyone to remember wildlife when planning bonfires and firework displays this weekend.
- Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham opens a new centre for volunteering and research and finds out about the work of the Peatlands Partnership August 8, 2017New research centre will help scientists discover the secrets of the Flow Country
- RSPB appeal for help naming 100,000 knot on Norfolk nature reserve July 27, 2017The RSPB is calling on the public to 'Name a Knot' to support their Snettisham Hide crowdfunding appeal
- National survey fuels plans to help one of Scotland's most iconic birds July 26, 2017The latest national survey of Scotland's population of capercaillie, the world's largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the country's most endangered birds.