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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Bird Interactions

Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme “Bird Interaction”, 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 ...

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: October

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. Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds ...

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Birds in Flight

Bird flight is the primary mode of movement used by many bird species in which birds take off and fly. It is one of the most complex forms of locomotion in the animal kingdom. For birds that fly, flight assist ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Resident Birds

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

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Endemic Birds

Over 200 Endemic Bird Areas have been identified across the world, many of these areas being in the tropics and subtropics. When we talk about endemic bird species, this refers to species of birds restricted to a certain region and they ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Migration

As the Southern Hemisphere approaches spring, the north is getting into autumn. This marks an important time for bird migration. Migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south, undertaken by many species of birds. Bird movements include those ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Raptors

Raptors are well known as the lords of the skies and are dramatic hunters. Their name is derived from the Latin word raptare, which means to seize. Eeagles, hawks, buzzards, harriers, kites, falcons, vultures and the Secretarybird are found in ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Sunbirds and Spiderhunters

Sunbirds and spiderhunters are both from the Nectariniidae family, of passerine birds. These birds are characterised by slender, usually downward-curved bills. Sunbirds are known to hover in front of the flowers (just like hummingbirds) or perch on the branches when ...

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 ...