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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: August

Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme August. Birds are admired for their beauty and their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Birding

Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme birding. Birds are admired for their beauty and their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Green

Many people find pleasure inspiration from listening to birds and watching them. On the other hand, birds also play an important role in the environment because they form an intricate component of ecosystems. Systems like marine and forests environment provide ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Pigeons and Doves

The distinction between doves and pigeons seems to not be consistent. In everyday speech, dove frequently indicates a pigeon that is white or nearly white; some people use the terms dove and pigeon interchangeably. In contrast, in scientific and ornithological ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: July

Birds are admired for their beauty, songs, and the grace of their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. Yes, birds contribute to the environment directly and indirectly. This is ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Flowers

Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme Flowers, your pictures can create awareness about the variety and beauty of birds in our environment. Here we present the Top 25 photographs of birds of the ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Conceal

Cryptic coloration is a defense mechanism or tactic that organisms use to disguise their appearance, usually to blend in with their surroundings. One of the benefits of camouflage is that it helps birds to hide from their enemies. Like chameleons ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Communication

The song of birds can be soothing and inspiring, but birds sing for more than just the beauty of it. Birds use song, call notes and behavior to communicate with each other. Birds use sound and action to scare off ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: June

Birds are admired for their beauty, songs, and the grace of their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. Yes, birds contribute to the environment directly and indirectly. This is ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Blue

For many years, scientists have known of how the red or yellow colour of feathers is achieved. These colours come from pigments in food the birds eat, meaning that they are diet based. One of the challenges in avian colour ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Feeding

Having an understanding of what birds eat is important when it comes to having an overall idea of their preferred diets. Every bird has a different dietary preference, and if the preferences are known for different birds then this can ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: May

Bird watching has become an  exciting hobby that anyone can take part in. Some people doing it casually, while others are confirmed birders who plan expeditions to far off places on the chance of seeing a particular type of bird. ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Passerines

Most passerines are smaller than typical members of other avian orders. The heaviest and altogether largest passerines are the Thick-billed Raven and the larger races of Common Raven. The foot of a passerine has three toes directed forward and one ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Terrestrial

Terrestrial birds are type of birds that are generally found on the ground, not only foraging but also nesting and roosting on the ground or very low bushes. For most terrestrial birds that do fly, they generally stay low above ...