The word bird is a noun. Bird means (1) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings, (2) badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers, (3) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt, (4) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food, (5) informal terms for a (young) woman.
Bird is also a verb that means (1) watch and study birds in their natural habitat.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word bird.
When you are feeding birds, keep in mind that what goes in the bird, must come out. If you have lots of birds feeding at your bird feeder, you will have to maintain and clean your bird feeding station.
Many people enjoy watching birds, and putting up a bird feeder in your yard is one of the easiest ways to attract them. Visit this website to learn about different kinds of bird feeders.
Many people enjoy the relaxation of bird watching, but those that are serious about it often invest in scopes. Find information about birding scopes and links to spotting scope manufacturers and dealers.
The ABA is a non-profit organization that provides leadership to birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of birding. They are the only organization in North America that specifically caters to recreational birders. They contribute to bird and bird habitat conservation through their varied programs.
The Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO) is a society of professional and amateur ornithologists dedicated to the scientific study and dissemination of information about birds in their natural habitats. Founded in 1922 as the New England Bird Banding Association, this origin promoted an emphasis on bird banding and field techniques. Today, the AFO publishes the Journal of Field Ornithology and serves as a bridge between the professional and the amateur ornithologist.
New Zealand consists of a North Island and a South Island as well as several smaller islands. Located 1,000 miles east of Australia, New Zealand features breathtaking scenery and unique wildlife species such as the kiwi bird.
The following articles provide recent bird-related news.
A 2-year-old boxer named Rusty found a chick under a tree after it fell from its nest in southern England. Rusty's owner brought the bird inside and their friendship took off.
CBS News. Monday, 19 Apr 2021 12:12:11 -0400.
Bird feeders are killing songbirds, due to a salmonella outbreak, but there are safer and better ways to attract birds to your garden space.
Jeanette Marantos. Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 15 Apr 2021 09:00:06 -0400.