Posts tagged: Videos

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 , , , , , , | 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 […]

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An Avian Ballet of 2,000 Illuminated Pigeons Streaks the New York City Sky

Artist and pigeon trainer Duke Riley recasts a reviled bird in a transformative light. The audience for the aerial pigeon show at the Brooklyn Navy Yard shuffled around the edge of the East River, balancing fish sandwiches and local beer, navigating stadium seating while facing a ship docked in Wallabout Bay. Two thousand Rock Pigeons […]

Monday June 13th, 2016 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on An Avian Ballet of 2,000 Illuminated Pigeons Streaks the New York City Sky

Rare Burrowing Owl Sighting

Earlier this week I made a quick run down to the coast to try to add a bird to my State List. I’ve written about chasing birds before; it’s something some birders do to build up their life, state, or even county lists. This time the destination was the south end of Wrightsville Beach where […]

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Birds Create Stunning Formations in Skies over Israel

Arriving like dark clouds, thousands of European starlings swoop and soar through the skies of Israel each winter, with stunning moves that could rival any aerobatics team. Scientists are not exactly sure how they stay in perfect formation, but bird expert Zachary Slavin with the National Audubon Society says it could be as simple as keeping an […]

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Beautiful Hawk Perches on Houston Freeway Camera

A beautiful hawk got its 15 minutes of fame on a Houston freeway camera Thursday morning. Houston TranStar’s camera on the South Loop at South Wayside recorded the perched bird looking around, possibly on the hunt. Click here to watch the video…

Saturday January 16th, 2016 in , , , , | Comments Off on Beautiful Hawk Perches on Houston Freeway Camera

The Battle Over Wind Farms, Dead Eagles, and a Rule by the Government

Paul Domski is a falconer and a bird lover. And he really doesn’t like wind farms or the federal government’s recent decision to protect wind energy companies for up to 30 years for killing eagles. “If I was the country’s energy czar I’d get rid of (wind farms),” said Domski, who is also the Mountain […]

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.

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