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Birds -- General Discussion

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:52 pm
by jkr
This thread is for discussion of birds. It does not need to be species specific and all subjects related to birds are welcome here. For discussion of specific species please post in the appropriate thread. If a thread does not exist yet for the species you would like to discuss in more depth, please pm a Moderator and request a thread be created.

Re: Birds -- General Discussion

Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:00 pm
by SueD
Piping plover, an endangered species, foraging and sitting on a nest at Roseway Beach in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia:

Re: Birds -- General Discussion

Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:33 pm
by SueD
Piping plover parent and chick at Roseway Beach in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia:

Re: Birds -- General Discussion

Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:55 am
by SueD
Piping plover parents and chick at Roseway Beach in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia:

Re: Birds -- General Discussion

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:55 pm
by SueD
Fantastic violet-backed starling sighting during the Jan. 21 WildEarth afternoon drive (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0Ui2jIHE3o). The footage starts at about the 1:30:00 mark. Tristan said these birds rarely hold still and don't typically stay close enough to a drive vehicle to allow for closeup head-shots, so he was quite thrilled by this sighting:

Re: Birds -- General Discussion

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:03 pm
by JudyB
Lovely pictures, Sue - and that violet starling is stunning!