Category: Video

Birdstagram of Macomb resident’s

Lisa a Michigan’s resident takes super close photos of the birds while they are drinking and hanging out at the bird bath. Check out some of Lisa’s pictures:

Wednesday December 21st, 2016 in Birds, Michigan, Video | Comments Off on Birdstagram of Macomb resident’s

A Red-Tailed Hawk With a Major Chance of Cuteness

Is this thing on? A 54-second clip of a hawk checking itself out on a weather camera has already racked up thousands of views since surfacing on the Internet on Monday. Watch the super cute video here…

Monday November 7th, 2016 in Lieutenant Habicht, News, Raptors, Red-tail Hawks, Video | Comments Off on A Red-Tailed Hawk With a Major Chance of Cuteness

Bald Eagle Attacking an Osprey Nest

The attack came yesterday at dusk. With both Osprey parents away from their nest of three chicks, the Bald Eagle sweeps in from over the water. One of the Osprey parents suddenly enters the frame in tow and ready to defend the nest, but it can’t match the speed and power of the eagle, which manages to snag one of […]

Thursday November 3rd, 2016 in Birds, Captain Eagle, Eagles, News, Raptors, Video | Comments Off on Bald Eagle Attacking an Osprey Nest

Researchers Document How Broadbills Make Loud Wing Song

Broadbills — birds found in some parts of Africa — produce a startlingly loud sound that they make with their wings to mark off territory. Males fly abruptly in a tight circle, landing where they began, and produce a klaxon-like sound — brreeeeet! — that they could also be using to attract females. Researchers have hypothesized that […]

Friday April 29th, 2016 in Africa, Articles, Birds, Research, Species, Video | Comments Off on Researchers Document How Broadbills Make Loud Wing Song

Bald Eagle Soars Free After Rehabilitation

State environmental workers this week set free a bald eagle that had been found severely injured and was rehabilitated by veterinarians for more than a month. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife officials brought the bird of prey to the Wachusett Reservoir in Central Massachusetts Tuesday, where it spread its massive wings and took flight from […]

Tuesday March 15th, 2016 in Alps Eagles, Articles, Birds, Cape Cod Eagles, Captain Eagle, Eagles, Massachusetts, Raptors, Video | Comments Off on Bald Eagle Soars Free After Rehabilitation

Bird Language

All language, human and otherwise, revolves around turning meaningless sounds into something more. It’s widely accepted that many non-human animals use what’s called referential communication — specific sounds mean specific things to the receiver. Beyond that, there are two kinds of syntax that make speech more complicated, but also more useful: phonological and compositional. Humans have […]

Conservation Efforts for the Sage Grouse

A conservation effort across the West to protect the sage grouse, a bird with an unusual mating call, has put different environmental interests at odds.   Watch the video here.

Wednesday July 23rd, 2014 in Articles, Birds, Research, Video | Comments Off on Conservation Efforts for the Sage Grouse